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Suzuki violin teacher

Location: St. John's, NL
Posting Date: New on Apr 25 2018

Description: The Suzuki Talent Education Program (STEP) is a non-profit organization which has been a leader in the St. John’s arts community for more than 30 years. St. John’s is a capital city with a vibrant, supportive arts community and a beautiful landscape full of hiking trails and ocean views.

Duties: The successful candidate would be replacing a teacher on maternity leave for the 2018-2019 school year. Duties include teaching a full studio of private students, and teaching Saturday morning group classes. The position may be extended beyond the maternity leave period. Housing assistance available

Qualifications: The ideal candidate would have registered Suzuki training for Books 1-6 or higher, a Bachelor of Music degree and be an experienced Suzuki teacher, however all interested candidates will be considered.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact: [javascript protected email address]

Website: suzukinl.ca
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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 LOS ANGELES: Guitar, Piano, cello and violin teachers needed ASAP

Location: Sherman Oak, CA
Posting Date: New on Apr 24 2018

Description: We need Violin, Piano, cello, voice and Guitar teachers at our Suzuki Academy in LOS ANGELES
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 $55/ 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: 323- 861-5555

Website: www.musicschoolLA.com
Phone: 3238615555
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/
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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]

Suzuki Piano Instructor and Collaborative Pianist

Location: Madison Heights, MI
Posting Date: New on Mar 8 2018

Description: Suzuki Royal Oak is located in the Detroit Metropolitan area. Detroit has a vibrant arts community as well as world class restaurants and living situations. You can check out our school at www.suzukiroyaloak.org. Check out Detroit and the surrounding areas at www.visitdetroit.com

Duties: Duties include; private and group lessons for 30 students and accompanying our Fall and Spring Solo Recitals as well as our group performances. This is an exciting opportunity to start with an established studio and grow it to meet the demands of this ever expanding community

Qualifications: Bachelors of Music and registration of Piano Books 1-4 desired

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Contact: Mark Mutter
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Applicants should include a current resume and teaching video at the Book 1 level

Website: suzukiroyaloak.org
Phone: 2485617227
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Full-Time Salaried Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Hong Kong, HK
Posting Date: New on Mar 8 2018

Description: The Hong Kong Suzuki Music Institute is a growing & vibrant Suzuki community. We have 2 full-time and 2 part-time teachers in violin, viola, piano and SECE with over 70 students from SECE to beyond book 10. Seeking a vibrant teacher to join us!
More info http://hksuzukimusic.com/index.php/community/

Duties: Basic teaching duties consist of a max. of 27 contact teaching hrs/week, plus special events. There are 36 lesson weeks spread over 40 weeks between the mid-August & June 30th each year plus 3 weeks in July/August. Extra teaching paid on hourly rate. Expected 15-20 students to start in Aug. 2018

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music
All books up to & including Bk 4 registered w/SAA, PPSA, ASRA, or ESA
3 yrs Suzuki teaching experience
English fluency
Special consideration for those w/ a 2nd instrument/skill
Enthusiastic & flexible
Loves working closely w/ parents & young children
Loves new experiences

Salary: Full Salary commensurate with experience
Medical benefits
Work visa processing
Professional development stipend for 2-year contracts
Contract starts August 15th, 2018
Frequent Holidays (Christmas, Chinese New Year, Easter, summer)
Apply w/ CV, teaching videos, cover letter, & 3 reference contacts

Contact: Evelyn Osborne
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(852) 55001528
410-418 Des Voeux Road West
Shek Tong Tsui, Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong
SAR, China

Website: www.hksuzukimusic.com
Phone: (852) 55001528
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Full-time Music Inspires Violin (and Viola) Teacher and Program Administrator

Location: Colchester, VT
Posting Date: New on Feb 21 2018

Description: The VYOA seeks to hire a full-time string teacher/program administrator for its Music Inspires program. This position includes serving as lead teacher for afterschool string classes at partnering schools, managing new and existing community partnerships, and managing a new private lesson program.

Duties: MUSIC INSPIRES:
Teach afterschool beginning group violin classes
Administer program and serve as community liaison
Plan and foster program expansion

PRIVATE LESSON PROGRAM:
Teach 30-minute violin & viola private lessons
Administer program, including scheduling and parent/instructor communication

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance or music education; long-term Suzuki teacher training preferred, registered Suzuki training desired. Experience teaching beginning violin in a group setting, administrative expertise, and strong organizational and communication skills required.

Salary: Compensation will be competitive with similarly sized organizations and commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement package. Additional opportunities exist to lead sectionals, serve on summer camp faculty, and adjudicate auditions.

Contact: Applicants should email a letter of application and resume to Rosina Cannizzaro, Vermont Youth Orchestra Association executive director, at [javascript protected email address]. Review of applications will begin March 15 and the position will remain open until filled. Finalists will be invited to interview in Colchester, VT.

Website: www.vyo.org
Phone: 802-655-5030
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Suzuki Viola Instructor, The Royal Conservatory School

Location: Toronto, ON
Posting Date: New on Feb 21 2018

Description: The Royal Conservatory School is seeking a group and individual Suzuki Viola Instructor. Reporting to the Dean, The Royal Conservatory School, the Suzuki Viola Instructor is responsible for providing high-quality viola instruction to students ages 4+ individually and in a group setting.

Duties: Deliver high-quality instruction to students in an individual or group setting.
Suzuki methodology required with Suzuki books as required text.
Focus on all aspects of playing; bow hold, playing technique, sound production, articulation, musicianship, etc.
Assist with students recruitment.

Qualifications: At least 4 years group and individual teaching experience required
A Bachelor of Music degree in music education or performance
Recognition of at least Book 1 course completion through SAA
Follow the RCM curriculum and advocate for yearly examinations
RCM Teacher Certification required

Salary:

Contact: How to Apply
Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and current résumé online (please upload a single file combining both documents) at www.rcmusic.com/about-us/careers-royal-conservatory by Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
Please note that this position may be filled prior to the deadline should a suitable candidate be identified.

We thank all applicants for their submissions and will contact only those selected for an interview.

Website: www.rcmusic.com/
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Two Teachers Needed: Suzuki Violin & Suzuki Cello

Location: Halifax, NS
Posting Date: New on Mar 28 2018

Description: A large studio of well set up private students with waiting list. Looking for a Book 6 or higher violin teacher and a second Book 4 or higher cello teacher. Students can range from optional pre-twinklers to book 8. Everything is set up for the year.

Duties: 
- Teaching private classes 5 days a week, 30+ hours

- Bi-monthly group classes

- Help run multiple recitals throughout the year
- Optional theory and chamber classes

Qualifications:—Ability to teach a high level of playing with preparing lessons and organizing students and parents

- An open & supportive character who is eager to work with students and parents

- A commitment to being a team player within the community of Suzuki teachers at the school

Salary: Hourly wages dependent on book level and experience

Contact: Christy Hodder, Director of the Suzuki School of Music in Halifax, NS

Website: scotiasuzuki.org/
Phone: 9024767776
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Program Manager

Location: Detroit, MI
Posting Date: New on Feb 12 2018

Description: A brand new position that will help us maintain & expand this special Suzuki studio! See our website for complete job posting & how to apply. Suzuki teachers of any instrument who would like to join our team both as an instructor and administrator encouraged to apply!

Duties: Act as main point of communication for parents of current & prospective students while coordinating our programing and performances. See www.detroityouthvolume.org for details. Those who join us both as an admin & teacher will teach up to 25 lessons & 3 groups weekly for 30+ weeks per school year.

Qualifications: Patient and empathetic communicator. Experience coordinating a program & events. See our website for full list of qualifications. Those hoping to join our team both as admin & Suzuki teacher must have minimum ECC & Book 1 training. Experience facilitating social justice pedagogies a plus.

Salary: $20 per hour. 20 hours per week. Contract through December 2018 with possibility of extension based on funding and performance. Suzuki teachers pay rate based on experience with minimum $20 per lesson and $50 per Group Class. See our website for complete job posting & how to apply.

Contact: Clara Hardie

Website: www.detroityouthvolume.org
Phone: 313 556 1834
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Administrative and Communications Manager

Location: Detroit, MI
Posting Date: New on Feb 12 2018

Description: Brand new position created to increase the visibility, understanding of, and reach of this growing Suzuki studio. See our website for complete job posting & how to apply. Suzuki teachers of any instrument who would like to join our team both as an instructor and administrator encouraged to apply!

Duties: Coordinate with Director and Program Manager to realize DYV’s mission by managing our fundraising, internal finances, and public outreach. See detroityouthvolume.org for details. Those who join us both as an admin & teacher will teach up to 25 lessons & 3 groups weekly for 30+ wks per school year.

Qualifications: Experience managing budgets, fundraising, & public relations. Please see detroityouthvolume.org for full list of qualifications. Those hoping to join our team both as admin & Suzuki teacher must have minimum ECC & Book 1 training. Additional experience facilitating social justice pedagogies a plus.

Salary: $20 per hour. 25 hours per week. Contract through December 2018 with possibility of extension based on funding and performance. Suzuki teachers pay rate based on experience with minimum $20 per lesson and $50 per Group Class. See our website for complete job posting & how to apply.

Contact: Clara Hardie

Website: www.detroityouthvolume.org
Phone: 313 556 1834
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin and Cello Teacher

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Posting Date: New on Jan 31 2018

Description: There is a critical need for Suzuki violin and cello teachers in the Salt Lake City, Utah area. Most teachers have long waiting lists. Large Suzuki population on all instruments with a large state Suzuki Association and the Intermountain Suzuki String Institute.

Duties: Teach individual and group Suzuki violin or cello lessons to students from 3-adult. Teacher would be able to form their own studio, determine their own policies, and set their own pay rate. There are many opportunities for professional playing and freelance work in the SLC area.

Qualifications: Most teacher in Utah run studios out of their home, there is not a specific position offered. The Suzuki Association of Utah is willing to help with networking, connecting potential teachers with families on wait lists, and providing assistance making connections in the music community.

Salary: Salaries are set by individual teachers, hourly rates for private lessons in Utah range from $40-$80 an hour and up. A large and growing Suzuki community means that potential teachers could have full studios in very little time.

Contact: Contact Stacy Smith, President of the Suzuki Association of Utah for more details. [javascript protected email address]

Website: suzukimusicutah.org
Phone: Stacy Smith
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Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: New York City, NY
Posting Date: New on Feb 2 2018

Description: Zeta Charter Schools is seeking a music teacher to create a groundbreaking new music program that will incorporate concepts from the Suzuki teaching method for strings with general music instruction. Our schools will begin with K and 1st grade, adding one grade each year until K to 5th grade.

Duties: Develop strong relationships with parents & students to create investment in school culture & academics. Hold self accountable for excellent student outcomes. Assess, record, & report on student progress, achievement, & behavior. Train with school leaders to receive targeted, in-the-moment feedback.

Qualifications: Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision, and core values of Zeta Schools. Experience working with children and implementing Suzuki violin instruction with a proven record of propelling student growth and achievement. High moral character.

Salary: Zeta Charter Schools offers a competitive compensation package. This is a full-time position shared across two public charter elementary schools, one in Inwood/Upper Manhattan and one in the South Bronx.

Contact: [javascript protected email address]

Website: zetaschools.org
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