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String Program Director

Location: Homer, AK
Posting Date: New on Jan 7 2021

Description: Homer OPUS is a nonprofit organization that delivers school and community-based string programs to individuals aged kindergarten through adult. We currently have violin programs for K-2 students at two elementary schools and multiple orchestral ensembles for ages 3rd grade to adult.

Duties: Teach classroom strings for grades K-2 in two elementary schools. Lead a small string youth orchestra with groups of varying levels with an emphasis on Suzuki group violin instruction. Additional duties will be determined by the candidate’s interest and skills and in collaboration with the Board.

Qualifications: B.A. Music education degree. Suzuki violin teacher training. 2 years primary classroom experience preferred. Good communication skills with the ability to collaborate with classroom teachers. Willingness to follow school district Covid-19 protocols and pass a school district background check.

Salary: $40-48K DOE. Professional development is available.

Contact: To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to [javascript protected email address] by March 31, 2021. See our website for more information.

Homer OPUS—355 W. Pioneer Avenue, Ste. 300—Homer, AK 99603

Phone: 9074357130
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ECMM, Violin, Cello, Guitar, and Piano Instructors

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posting Date: New on Dec 17 2020

Description: Center for Young Musicians is a private organization that has served the area since 1994.

Duties: Assume part-time schedules of in-person/online instruction: provide individual/group lessons, coach chamber music/perform, create/lead courses, build community with music school support team.

Qualifications: We are eager to hear from applicants with a strong background in pedagogy or performance, or from those with some type of specialty training, and from instructors living in areas within driving distance who are willing to teach in one of the school’s locations, once or twice a month.

Salary: Teachers paid hourly/compensated for performances/staff meetings. Benefits: health, life/disability, continuing education, and a company retirement plan.

Contact: Victoria McGinnis

Phone: 724-935-0505
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Suzuki Violin/Viola Teacher

Location: Wayland, MA
Posting Date: New on Nov 20 2020

Description: Take over existing studio for Feb 1st and thereafter. In-person (floor-to-ceiling screens, ultra-HEPA) and online lessons. WSM has a reputation for excellence in a town which values education; our Suzuki program has grown during the pandemic, and we will move in January to a very visible location.

Duties: Teach private lessons, any new group classes, plus “Intro to Violin” Suzuki-based classes.
Willingness to teach both Suzuki and traditional students a plus, as we also get referrals from local schools’ string programs.
Possibility of advanced students, future chamber music coaching.

Qualifications: Suzuki registered through at least Book 2 (higher preferred)
8 -10 years professional teaching experience
Strong performance skills and credits
Ability to be part of a team
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, “on the spot” creativity
Commitment to continued growth as teacher and musician

Salary: Hourly rates: private lessons $52, chamber music $56.50, groups $62.
Recitals and events are also paid.
Student attendance/makeup policies emphasize respect for teachers’ time and professionalism, and are firmly upheld.

Contact: Penny Wayne-Shapiro, Director
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508 358 7835

Phone: 508 358 7835
Email: [javascript protected email address]