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Suzuki Teachers needed in Houston : Guitar, Piano, cello and violin teachers needed ASAP

Location: Houston (north), TX
Posting Date: New on May 17 2018

Description: We need Violin, Piano, cello, voice and Guitar teachers at our Suzuki Academy in HOUSTON
Teacher will teach 4 private lessons and one group lesson per month.

Duties: We are looking for teachers who are willing to teach 3-4 days/ week minimum (4 hours minimum / day)
We are looking for teachers who are really organized and follow fully the Suzuki Philosophy.

Qualifications: Teachers must have a degree in music and have at least Suzuki book 1,2 registered training in their instrument.

Salary: Around $45/ hour)
This job is a Contractor position with no benefits.
Teachers are paid monthly )the summer as well)
Teachers have up to 6 weeks holidays a year and they are paid!
The salary wil be based on students registrations. We will build your program

Contact: 832-298-9641

Website: www.samusichouston.com
Phone: 8322989641
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Cello Teacher—part time

Location: Daly City, CA
Posting Date: New on Jun 13 2018

Description: Join our excellent faculty for a collaborative group teaching experience at our El Sistema inspired program. Here is a 2 minute video overview of the program:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqY9_aE-v2Y
Our website: http://harmonyprojectsf.org/ has more information.

Duties: Teach group cello classes beginner to intermediate and assist in orchestra or other classes as necessary. Mondays 3—6pm, Wednesdays from 2 to 5 PM, and Saturdays from 10am till 12.

Qualifications: Suzuki training preferred but not required. Experience with groups a plus.

Salary: Up to $60 per hour depending on experience.

Contact: Seth Mausner
Director, Harmony Project Bay Area
415.584.5946
http://harmonyprojectsf.org/

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Faculty Opening—Saturday afternoon Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Littleton, MA
Posting Date: New on Jun 12 2018

Description: Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton MA, with a faculty of 60+ professional teaching artists, has an opening in the fall for a part-time Suzuki Violin Teacher to teach weekly private lessons and required group classes in our Suzuki program beginning 1pm on Saturdays.

Duties: Faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music; 2) setting a high bar for students’ levels of technical skill and musicality; 3) clearly communicating expectations; and 4) advocating for students to engage in additional IHM programs to deepen musical development.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a degree in music and a minimum of three years of teaching experience, be registered training at least through Suzuki Book 1 with the intent to pursue addition training, and be very comfortable working with students as young as four years old through more advanced, older students.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Pete Robbins, [javascript protected email address], 978-486-9524

Website: www.indianhillmusic.org
Phone: 978-486-9524
Fax: 978-486-9844
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Full time Cello teacher

Location: Halifax, NS
Posting Date: New on Jun 7 2018

Description: Part time cello teacher for Suzuki private and group lessins on a FAST growing new Suzuki School. Other jobs available to make this a full time job until the Suzuki Cello program has grown to a full time job are also available. Correcting theory, 4 local school cello programs, 13 Chamber groups

Duties: Teaching a Fast growing new cello program at our new Suzuki School PTw to book 4 players. Private weekly lessons and 20 group lessons each year.

Qualifications: Must have Suzuki Book 4 cello training and a degree is prefered.

Salary: Competative local rate per hour, the school job is $20,000/year for 8 hours of teaching a week. The schools are in walking distance from the Suzuki school.

Contact: Looking for a cello teacher with a Canadian passport. Wanting a teacher that works well as a team with other Suzuki Teachers is a MUST. We have a FAST growing school and need people who are organized to keep up with its fast growth.

Website: Scotiasuzuki.org
Phone: 902 476 7776
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Two full time Violin teachers

Location: Halifax, NS
Posting Date: New on May 31 2018

Description: Scotia Suzuki School of Music is looking for two (2) Suzuki Violin Teachers for private and group lessons. The position is full-time (30 hours/week) and permanent. In addition to its Sept-June program, the school runs a six-wk summer lesson program as well as a one-week Summer Institute.

Duties: Teach students violin using the Suzuki method private/group
Develop curriculum /prepare teaching materials for monthly parent-training
Grade theory books to evaluate students’ progress
Advise students in their career decisions in music, tutoring
Conduct solo / group concerts, train new teachers

Qualifications: Must have at least 8 months’ full-time experience as violin instructor using the Suzuki method. Book 10 Suzuki training mandatory. Must have Bachelor’s degree in music. Ideal candidate will have post-graduate education. Active membership in SAA mandatory. Must be fluent in English.

Salary: Will be discussed after interview and before hiring.

Contact: Christy Hodder, is the Director of the school. Please send a cover letter and Resume by email only and you will be contacted you if interested in a Skype/Face Time interview.

Business location: 6441 Chebucto Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1K6

Website: Scotiasuzuki.org
Phone: ‭(902) 476-7776‬
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin preschool teacher, full time

Location: Ridgewood, NJ
Posting Date: New on May 29 2018

Description: Opportunity to develop a preK Suzuki Violin Program for 3- 5 year olds at several area preschools. Group classes would meet 2 sessions of 45 minutes per week. A parent/caregiver would attend training first w/out the child then attend classes with the child. Private lessons could also be scheduled.

Duties: Traveling teacher would set up a program at some of the many highly interested nurseries/preschools in the area, teaching a couple days each week at each of the schools. (Initial contact has been made with many schools and there is great interest)
Teacher could add private lessons for older students

Qualifications: A bachelor degree in music and registered Suzuki violin training to at least level 2, with plans to continue further training in the Suzuki method. Yearly weekend or week long studies at Suzuki Institutes are encouraged.
Prior Suzuki Teaching experience preferred.

Salary: To be determined by the Suzuki teacher and number of preschools that contract for this music elective. Parents will pay for classes, instrument and materials.

Contact: Dorothy Neff (retired Suzuki teacher who will act as liaison/consultant to help set up program)

201-447-5134

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Phone: 201-447-5134
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Piano Teacher, Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Wayland, MA
Posting Date: New on May 23 2018

Description: We are a school with a local reputation for excellence, in a town a half hour from Boston which greatly values music education, with no other Suzuki program within convenient distance. We are steadily adding students; we need a Sunday violin teacher (possibly one more day) and a third piano teacher.

Duties: Piano: Teach private lessons
Violin: Teach “Intro to Suzuki Violin” classes, private lessons and group classes; viola ability a definite plus but not essential.
Both: May teach both Suzuki and traditional students if desired. Possibility of advanced students and/or chamber music coaching.

Qualifications: Suzuki registered training through Book 2 (minimum)
8 -10 years teaching experience
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, “on the spot” creativity
Strong performance skills and credits
Commitment to continued growth as teacher and musician
Ability to be part of a team as we build a cohesive Suzuki program

Salary: Available on request. Hourly rate commensurate with other high-quality music schools in the Boston area. Higher rate paid for chamber music and group classes. Recitals and events also paid. Attendance/makeup policies are enforced, and underscore respect for teachers’ time and professionalism.

Contact: Penny Wayne-Shapiro, Director
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508 358 7835

Website: www.waylandmusic.com
Phone: 508-358-7835
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Violin Teacher Full-Time

Location: Jupiter and Stuart, FL
Posting Date: New on May 21 2018

Description: 15 Yr established Suzuki Violin/Viola/Cello School. Excellent community. All scheduling & administrative work done centrally. Studio consists of Bk 1-8 and non-Suzuki. Ages 4-75. School year Sept—May (32 Lesson Weeks) with 6 weeks studio vacation.

Duties: Salaried Full Time-4 days week. 40 private 1/2 Hr violin lessons/wk (Suzuki and Non). 2 Saturday mornings/month for Group Classes/Orchestras & recitals. Attend recitals/rehearsals & participate in special events. 5 concerts/yr and retirement home performances. Extra pay for additional lessons.

Qualifications: SAA membership. Suzuki Teaching experience. Expect Suzuki registration. Bachelor of Music Education or Violin Performance. Patient/Positive/Enthusiastic/Flexible/Dependable/Sense of Humor. Must demonstrate Violin Performance.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Program Success. Full TIme Employee. Paid twice a month. Dental and Vision insurance offered. IRA 3% match.

Contact: Cynthia Hinkelman, Executive Director
Lighthouse Suzuki Strings, Inc
3611 SE Fairway W
Stuart, FL 34997

Website: lighthousesuzukistrings.com
Phone: 772-631-5313
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin and Piano Teachers Needed in Denver

Location: Denver, CO
Posting Date: New on May 18 2018

Description: The Suzuki Strings of Denver, a growing program in beautiful Colorado, has a waiting list of prospective violin students in the east neighborhoods of Denver. An experienced piano teacher/accompanist is also needed in this area, and there are also opportunities to co-teach an established SECE class.

Duties: An enthusiastic & communicative new violin teacher would work closely with the director while setting up a private lesson schedule, and would be prepared to teach biweekly group repertory classes, lead monthly community concerts, and collaborate regularly with other faculty members.

Qualifications: For violin: Bachelor’s Degree in Music required, and SAA registered teacher training through Book 4, minimum. Long-term SAA training through Book 8 preferred.
Piano SAA training through Book 4 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music along with collaborative piano experience preferred.
SECE Unit I desired.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: Vanessa Vari, SSD Director
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and short teaching video, preferably of a student at a Book 1 level.

Phone: 7165364612
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki violin teacher

Location: Cincinnati OH / N. Kentucky, KY
Posting Date: New on May 16 2018

Description: The Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel (NKYSM), located 8 miles south of downtown Cincinnati, serves over 600 students of all ages from OH, KY, and IN. Our Suzuki Program is now in its 7th year and has great potential for growth in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Duties: Violin teacher needed for a large studio, Pre-Twinkle to Bk 8+. Viola teaching an asset. Additionally, teach 4-5 hours of group classes each week, for 24 weeks out of 30. Prepare students for regular public performances. Potential opportunity for leadership in artistic and/or admin management.

Qualifications: MMus and SAA training through Bk 8 Violin registered. Minimum 7 years Suzuki teaching. Must be a team player with a passion for working with children and youth, demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning, have exceptional maturity, and be an effective communicator.

Salary: Please contact for details.

Contact: Dr. Myra Yeung, Program Director, Northern Kentucky Suzuki Program
Mrs. Toni Sheffer, Director, Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel
Mrs. Ellen Stephens, Director, Strings Division, NKYSM

Email and CC to: [javascript protected email address], [javascript protected email address], [javascript protected email address]

Address: 2551 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017

Website: www.nkyschoolofmusic.org
Phone: 859-341-8555
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki violin and piano teacher; Education Programs Coordinator

Location: Toledo, OH
Posting Date: New on Apr 25 2018

Description: The Toledo Symphony School of Music (TSSM) serves over 150 students in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Our students are able to perform on Toledo Symphony concerts, as well as receive coachings with TSO musicians and guest artists.

Duties: VIOLIN/PIANO TEACHER: teach private lessons/group classes; promote the school in the community; prepare students for recitals and performances; other duties as assigned. COORDINATOR: assist in the daily operations of the TSSM; provide support for all TSO education programs; other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Commitment to the teachings of Dr. Suzuki; ability to communicate effectively to parents, students and colleagues; attention to detail. Programs coordinator should be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite (or eager to learn).

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Violin teacher will begin with 15 hrs/week guaranteed in the school year; piano teacher will begin with 5 hrs/week guaranteed in the school year. Programs coordinator position is 15/wk. One candidate may fill two or more positions.

Contact: Please send cover letter, resume/CV, and three references to
Rachel Zeithamel, Director of Education
Toledo Symphony
Complete job descriptions available upon request.

Website: toledosymphony.com
Phone: 419-418-0022
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Lower School String Music Teacher

Location: Boston, MA
Posting Date: New on Apr 26 2018

Description: The Lower School Music Teacher will design and lead music classes for students in pre-K through 2nd grade. Pre-K and Kindergarten classes of 20 students meet twice a week for 30 minutes and are to emphasize singing, stylized movement and dance, and pre-ensemble music literacy skills.

Duties: •Deliver high-energy, dynamic, and joyful music instruction
• Refine and improve music curriculum and musical repertoire
• Identify students who are not meeting benchmarks and plan creative and appropriate interventions
• Assist in planning three school-wide music concerts

Qualifications: •Proficiency on a string instrument required, degree in music education preferred
• Excellent organizational skills, personal skills and the willingness to be a team player
• CPR and First-Aid certification or a willingness to obtain them
• Demonstrated cultural competence and sensitivity

Salary: Full time salary based on experience, benefits included

For full job description please see:
http://bridgebostoncs.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/LowerSchoolMusicTeacher_2018.pdf

For more information please visit:
http://bridgebostoncs.org/our-programs/music-el-sistema/

Contact: Julie Davis, Music Director
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Please see full job description:
http://bridgebostoncs.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/LowerSchoolMusicTeacher_2018.pdf

Website: bridgebostoncs.org/our-programs/music-el-sistema/
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Teachers needed in Houston : Guitar, Piano, cello and violin teachers needed ASAP

Location: Houston (north), TX
Posting Date: New on May 17 2018

Description: We need Violin, Piano, cello, voice and Guitar teachers at our Suzuki Academy in HOUSTON
Teacher will teach 4 private lessons and one group lesson per month.

Duties: We are looking for teachers who are willing to teach 3-4 days/ week minimum (4 hours minimum / day)
We are looking for teachers who are really organized and follow fully the Suzuki Philosophy.

Qualifications: Teachers must have a degree in music and have at least Suzuki book 1,2 registered training in their instrument.

Salary: Around $45/ hour)
This job is a Contractor position with no benefits.
Teachers are paid monthly )the summer as well)
Teachers have up to 6 weeks holidays a year and they are paid!
The salary wil be based on students registrations. We will build your program

Contact: 832-298-9641

Website: www.samusichouston.com
Phone: 8322989641
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Piano Instructor, MacPhail Center for Music

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posting Date: New on Apr 13 2018

Description: MacPhail is a non-profit community music school offering exceptional music learning for babies through adults in 5 locations and 105 community partnerships statewide. The Suzuki department, founded in 1967, is one of the oldest and largest Suzuki programs in the country and serves 800 students.

Duties: Duties include teaching individual Suzuki piano lessons for up to 30 students of varying levels at the Minneapolis and Chanhassen locations. Saturday teaching is required. Includes teaching Suzuki Piano Groups several Fridays per month and attending monthly faculty meetings.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Music required and SAA registered teacher training through Book 3, minimum. Master’s degree in music and SAA training through Book 7 preferred.

Salary: Hourly, based on training and experience. Benefits, including health insurance and 403B plan, available at 900 annual hours of instruction.

Contact: Beth Turco

Website: macphail.org
Phone: 6127675395
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Daly City, CA
Posting Date: New on Apr 12 2018

Description: Violin teacher needed Mondays 3—6 pm, Wednesdays from 2 to 5 PM, and possibly Saturdays from 10 am till 12:15. Join our team of superb teachers for a collaborative teaching experience at our El Sistema inspired program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqY9_aE-v2Y

Duties: Teach students from grades 3—8 in semi-private and group settings

Qualifications: Significant teaching experience required. Registered training of at least book 1 strongly preferred. Strong classroom management skills are essential.

Salary: $60-70 per hour, depending on experience

Contact: Seth Mausner, founder/program director

Please email resume and cover letter to [javascript protected email address]

Website: Website: harmonyprojectsf.org/
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Newton, MA
Posting Date: New on Apr 10 2018

Description: Part-time Suzuki violin teacher for one weekday and Saturdays beginning in September 2018 with potential to eventually build a full-time teaching schedule.

Duties: Responsible for teaching very young beginners through advanced high school students, group classes, parent classes, and chamber music.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and SAA registered training through minimum book 4. Preference for long-term teacher training. Most of our faculty have completed teacher training and have Master’s degrees in performance.

Salary: Hourly wage, commensurate with experience.

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to Suzuki School of Newton Executive Director Sachiko Isihara via email at [javascript protected email address], or mail to P.O. Box 66022, Newton, MA 02466.

For more information about the school, please visit www.suzukinewton.org. Videos or live audition will be required.

Website: suzukinewton.org
Phone: 617-964-4522
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Instructor of Suzuki violin and viola

Location: Stevens Point, WI
Posting Date: New on Apr 6 2018

Description: -Are you a born Suzuki violin teacher and music educator?
-Do you crave the opportunity to join a team of teachers who thrive as a crucial part of an engaged musical community?
-Are you a strong communicator and problem solver?
-Do you have an irresistibly positive and nurturing personality?

Duties: -Provide top-quality instruction on the violin (and any other instruments in which you are an expert) to students of all ages in weekly private and group settings at all of our locations in Central Wisconsin. See website for more:

https://www.becomenoteworthy.com/instructor-of-violin-and-viola

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in music performance and/or education
Suzuki training through at least Book 4
Exemplary skills on the violin and/or viola
5 years of private lesson teaching experience

See website for more:

https://www.becomenoteworthy.com/instructor-of-violin-and-viola

Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience, but the position will have a guaranteed number of hours for the first year.

Contact: Aaron Marx, co-director

Website: www.becomenoteworthy.com
Phone: (715) 252-5052
Email: [javascript protected email address]