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Violin Teacher

Location: Quincy, IL
Posting Date: New on Feb 26 2020

Description: Violin teacher for our growing Javaux Music School in Quincy, IL. Part-time position, starting with approx 8 or more students. Can arrange teaching schedule to accommodate commuting to Quincy to teach. JMS will recruit students and provide group classes and performance opportunities.

Duties: Weekly lessons, attendance at 1 solo recital and 1 all school concert.
Position begins August 2020.

Qualifications: Suzuki trained through at least book 4, with the agreement to complete one additional unit of training per year until all violin training units have been completed. Experience in upper violin books appreciated.

Salary: Contact school for further information.

Contact: Stephanie Javaux (Javaux Music School Director and violin instructor)

Website: www.javauxmusicschool.com
Phone: 309-235-2454
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Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Denver, CO
Posting Date: New on Feb 24 2020

Description: Suzuki Strings of Denver is a flourishing studio of wonderful Violin, Viola, and SECE families located on the east side of Denver in sunny Colorado!

Duties: With a full waiting list, we are seeking a qualified, experienced, organized, and passionate violin teacher to teach private and group lessons, lead concerts, and to collaborate on parent education and community outreach.
Opportunities exist for teaching weekly SECE classes as well!

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education or Violin Performance. SAA registered violin training through Book 4 required, and through Book 8 preferred. 3+ years of post-graduate teaching experience highly preferred, and SAA active membership required. SECE training would be an added bonus.

Salary: Commensurate with training and experience.

Contact: Please send an email with your cover letter, resume, and 2 teaching videos to Vanessa Vari, or phone her with any questions.

Website: Facebook.com/SuzukiStringsofDenver/
Phone: 7165364612
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Music Director of the Society for Talent Education (0.5 FTE)

Location: Edmonton, AB
Posting Date: New on Feb 24 2020

Description: The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader and is responsible for the overall success of STE’s music program. The Music Director’s responsibilities include providing oversight of all music program delivery, collaborating with faculty musicians and administrator.

Duties: Develop, plan and supervise STE music program delivery. Design annual goals for the program, and create a plan for attaining those goals. In consultation with the Board, faculty and the Administrator, plan the annual calendar of performances and events. For more details, please visit our website.

Qualifications: Demonstrated passion for and commitment to the Society for Talent Education’s mission. 5+ years training and experience in teaching using the Suzuki method. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Strong leadership, time management, and multitasking abilities.

Salary: Salary of this part-time position starts from $35,000 per annum (18 hours per week) based on experience and proposal. Working hours and pay may increase as program or enrolment grows in the future. Teaching duties are compensated additionally in accordance with the teaching contract. Group benefit

Contact: Include with your cover letter a one-page proposal outlining strategies to grow a music school and submit with your application.
Send cover letter and resume by April 3rd, 2020 to:
Society for Talent Education
5540 106 Ave NW. Edmonton, AB T6A 1G3
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Website: ste-suzukistrings.org
Phone: 7804697382
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Suzuki violin teacher

Location: Charleston, SC
Posting Date: New on Feb 21 2020

Description: Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary is a top-ranked public elementary school of 608 students, where the academic teachers integrate the arts into their classroom instruction, and academic art specialists offer many special areas including Dance, Drama, Spanish, STEAM Robotics and Suzuki Violin.

Duties: This is a full-time position teaching approximately 85-95 students. Students have weekly master and group classes. Parents are required to attend the master classes through third grade. Fourth and fifth graders have ensemble and orchestra classes. This position begins August 2020

Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor of Music degree (violin), SAA registered training credits through at least Book 2, substantial teaching experience of young students with the Suzuki approach, SC State Teaching Certificate preferred.

Salary: Charleston County School District salary schedule depending on Bachelor/Master/PhD degrees, including full benefits.

Contact: Deborah Menick, Suzuki violin teacher
Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary, Michelle Conner, principal
1871 Wallace School Road
Charleston, SC 29407
843-763-1555 fax 843-763-1567

Website: www.ccsdschools.com
Phone: Deborah Menick
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Suzuki Piano Teacher

Location: Barrington, IL
Posting Date: New on Feb 21 2020

Description: The Barrington Music Academy is the fast growing community music school in the Northwest Suburb of Chicago . Located at the heart of Barrington, IL

Duties: Teach private lessons & Suzuki group classes. Attend student recitals, and other students performances, faculty meetings & prof. development, take regular attendance, and contribute to a cohesive, high quality, & positive Suzuki culture.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance, teaching experience, and registered Suzuki training. Teacher should also be a performer at a professional level and skilled in teaching young beginners through advanced levels.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Teachers are in session for four 10-week sessions, and a shorter, more flexible summer session.

Contact: Marian Fadrowski
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Website: www.barringtonmusicacademy.org/
Phone: 224-655-8707
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Suzuki teacher violin and cello

Location: Rabun Gap, GA
Posting Date: New on Feb 4 2020

Description: Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, a boarding and day school of 600 PK-12 students in the mountains of northeast Georgia, is seeking a Lower School Strings teacher for a full-time, exempt (10 months) position beginning in August 2020. Rabun Gap offers a robust performing arts program!

Duties: Teach strings to Lower School students through Suzuki methodology.
Organize and present a student showcase at both Christmas and the end of the year.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree
Classroom teaching experience (preferred).
Possess a sound understanding of the developmental stages of lower school students.
Ability and willingness to facilitate differentiated, student-centered best practices.
Willingness to collaborate with a variety of specialized providers

Salary: Competitive

Contact: Renee Rogers
Head of Lower School
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Website: www.rabungap.org
Phone: 7067467735
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Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Homer, AK
Posting Date: New on Feb 3 2020

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. This is an opportunity to take the helm of a growing musical movement in a small Alaskan town.

Qualifications: • Minimum 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 and administration.
• Pass a school district background check

Salary: 45-48K DOE. Professional development is available.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to [javascript protected email address] by March 31, 2020.

Contact: Homer OPUS—355 W. Pioneer Avenue, Ste. 300—Homer, AK 99603—OPUSHomer@gmail.com—homeropus.org

Website: homeropus.org
Phone: 907-435-7130
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Suzuki Violin Teacher

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posting Date: New on Jan 22 2020

Description: The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is the nation’s fastest growing community music school and the largest & most comprehensive such institution in Wisconsin. Located at the heart of Milwaukee’s East Side in a historic mansion overlooking Lake Michigan, WCM is part of Milwaukee’s vibrant arts scene.

Duties: Teach private lessons & Suzuki group classes. Candidates available for Saturday teaching are strongly preferred. Attend semester faculty meetings & prof. development, take regular attendance, and work closely with department chairs to contribute to a cohesive, high quality, & positive Suzuki culture

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor of Music degree in violin or viola, teaching experience, and registered Suzuki training. Teacher should also be a performer at a professional level and skilled in teaching young beginners through advancing levels.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Teachers are in session for fall and spring semesters of 16-weeks each, as per the Conservatory calendar, and a shorter, more flexible summer session.
Part-time hiring is ongoing.
Full-time position deadline is MARCH 1, 2020.

Contact: Teresa Drews, Director of Education
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
wcmusic.org

Website: www.wcmusic.org/about/employment-opportunities/
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Suzuki Violin / Viola and Cello Teachers

Location: Vienna, VA
Posting Date: New on Jan 15 2020

Description: Harmonia School of Music & Art is seeking Suzuki trained teachers for their growing Suzuki program. Immediate openings.

Duties: 1-5 days a week. Teach students using Suzuki and traditional methods in private lessons and Suzuki method in group lessons. School will accommodate teaching days per teacher’s availabilities Monday—Saturday during the school year and Monday -Thursday during the summer.

Qualifications: Required: Music degree in their discipline, Book 1 or higher Suzuki training,
Teaching experience.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and training. Hourly rates for private and group lessons.

Contact: [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.harmoniaschool.org/music/private-lessons/
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Suzuki violin/viola teacher

Location: State College, PA
Posting Date: New on Jan 6 2020

Description: The State College Suzuki Program is seeking a violin/viola teacher to join a team of 3 violin teachers and 2 cello teachers. SCSP draws many students from a robust school district and the families of Penn State faculty. Plentiful gigging opportunities also exist in this bustling suburb town.

Duties: Starting Fall 2020, take over departing violin/viola teacher’s studio- a mix of Suzuki and traditional students, currently 21 students (15 hrs/wk) with room for growth. Teach weekly violin group classes. Coach chamber groups. Assist in recital programming, etc. 18-week semesters and flexible summer.

Qualifications: Member of SAA. ECC and Suzuki violin training in Book 1 required. Training through violin Book 4 recommended. Bachelor of Music degree in violin and/or viola preferred. Viola experience or completion of viola units is preferred but not required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Hourly rates for individual and group lessons. Contact for further details.

Contact: Contact : Sally Williams Minnich- Director of SCSP and Violin teacher

Website: www.suzukistatecollege.org/

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Website: suzukistatecollege.org
Phone: 4404521988
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Suzuki Piano Teacher

Location: Halifax, NS
Posting Date: New on Jan 6 2020

Description: The Scotia Suzuki School of Music serves aprox. 225 students, and has been growing consistently since it opened in 2017. We have a staff of 16 teachers who are all Suzuki trained.

Duties: Teaching up to 30 hours of a combination of the possible following duties:

-Teach students piano using the Suzuki method in both private and group settings
-Develop curriculum and prepare teaching materials and outlines for a bi-annual parent-training night
-Grade theory books to evaluate students’

Qualifications: -Music degree, book 1 Suzuki training or higher, SECE training and experience is a bonus
-SAA membership active
-Fluent in English
-Experience in teaching piano is preferred.
-Available to start September 1st, 2020, though there is the option to start sooner if you wish

Salary: Please contact for details

Contact: Christy Hodder
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