Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a Teaching Artist in VIOLIN for immediate appointment to teach Sunday private lessons and to add one to three weekdays over the course of the 2015-16 school year and beyond. BMS Private students generally range in age from six years to adult, with Suzuki students starting as young as four. This position may also include coaching chamber music ensembles. Teaching takes place at Kennard House, our main location, with additional instruction in the Brookline Public Schools.
Brookline Music School seeks a violinist with a proven record of teaching a wide range of age groups and levels. The successful applicant will be passionate and committed to growing a studio through solid pedagogy and recruitment. Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential to represent the school to our students and their families. An undergraduate degree in performance or pedagogy is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent—demonstrated through teaching and performing experience—is preferred. Ability to play and teach viola is advantageous but not required, as is Suzuki method training/certification. Applicants should be willing to commit to at least three years on faculty.
Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to email@example.com with the job title in the subject heading. References should include parents of at least two current or recent students. Applicants should be prepared to give a teaching demonstration with a BMS student and to perform a repertoire selection. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.
ABOUT BROOKLINE MUSIC SCHOOL
A private, nonprofit community school for the arts, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Founded in 1924 by the Brookline Public Schools, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. BMS became a private organization in the 1940s and was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1967.
Brookline Music School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran-status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.
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