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Guitar, Piano and violin teachers needed

Location: North Houston, TX
Posting Date: New on Mar 17 2017

Description: We need Violin, Piano and Guitar teachers at our Suzuki Academy in Houston.
Teacher will teach 4 private lessons and one group lesson per month for each students.

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 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: $45/ hour
Contractor position with no benefits.
Teachers are paid during the summer
Teachers have up to 6- 8 weeks holidays a year

Contact: Contact Armand at 832-298-9641

Website: www.samusichsouton@yahoo.com
Phone: 832-298-9641
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Full-time Suzuki piano and Suzuki violin faculty (2 positions)

Location: Newton, MA
Posting Date: New on Mar 17 2017

Description: Suzuki School of Newton(SSN) was founded in 1986 by Gwendoline Thornblade with the mission to instill in children at an early age a love and respect for music that will enrich them throughout their lives. Based upon the teaching philosophy of Dr. Suzuki, it is our goal to develop beautiful hearts.

Duties: Suzuki piano cover full-time (FT) maternity leave September-October. Part-time (PT) permanent position from November which may lead to FT. Suzuki violin position to cover FT maternity leave from Sept 15 through December 2nd. PT position from then which may lead to FT positions.

Qualifications: Performance degree and SAA registered training through minimum level 4. Strong preference for long-term teacher training and for completion of all unit training.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Ms. Sachiko Isihara, Suzuki School of Newton, PO Box 66022, Newton MA 02466. Send resume and cover letter. Interview, performance audition and teaching audition will be required.

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

Suzuki Violin Instructor

Location: Concord, MA
Posting Date: New on Mar 13 2017

Description: The Concord Conservatory of Music is a vibrant non-profit community music school in the Metro west Boston area with over 400 students. Lessons and group classes are offered to ages 4-95+ at all levels. CCM’s Suzuki program is small and highly motivated with students from pre-twinkle through bk5.

Duties: -Two afternoons of teaching that include private lessons and group classes with room for growth and a possible third day of teaching
-Teaching can begin over summer if interested
-Attendance at faculty meetings
-Participation in recitals and concerts

Qualifications: -Registered Suzuki training through Bk 4
-Bachelors or higher degree in Music Performance or Music Education
-Minimum 4 years of Suzuki teaching experience
-Willingness to continue training
-Must be comfortable teaching beginners

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Contact: Please send resume, cover letter, names and phone numbers of three references via email to:
Kate Yoder, Executive Director
The Concord Conservatory of Music
PO Box 1258, Concord, MA 01742

Website: concordconservatory.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Instructor

Location: Halifax, NS
Posting Date: New on Mar 10 2017

Description: The Suzuki department of the Maritime Conservatory is a vibrant department in its 6th year, with 150 students involved in violin, viola, cello and flute instruction. Conservatory students registered in the Suzuki department take part in private/group lessons, orchestra, theory, and chamber music.

Duties: To cover a maternity leave from Sept 5—Nov 30, 2017, teaching private lessons, working as an orchestra assistant and running group classes. The successful applicant will also be asked to assist with concerts and special events. Average total number of hours per week = 30.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music degree
Proof of completion of registered training to teach Suzuki Violin Repertoire Book 3 (minimum)
Excellent communication skills
A cooperative and collaborative attitude
Ability and facility with young Pre-Twinklers
Ability to teach viola (a bonus, but not required)

Salary: To be determined in consultation with Conservatory staff at the time of contract signing. All instructors of the Maritime Conservatory are self-employed independent contractors.

Contact: Christy Hodder, Director of Nova Scotia Suzuki Program: [javascript protected email address]

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Guitar, Voice Instructors

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posting Date: New on Feb 6 2017

Description: The Center for Young Musicians is a highly-regarded, 24-year old private music school with locations with four locations in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

Duties: Teach students privately and in small ensembles. Perform occasionally for the school and in the community. Initial teaching load may be less than 10 hours to start. There will be potential to grow to a full time teaching schedule.

Qualifications: A Master of Music is preferred. Preference is given to candidates with a pedagogy background or who have registered at least two Suzuki books with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. This position provides an opportunity to develop and teach classes in music literacy and early childhood music.

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and teaching load. Faculty meetings, recitals and special events are also paid. Company benefits, including health, life and disability, and a company retirement plan, are available.

Contact: Please mail resume to Center for Young Musicians, Instructor Search, 120 Lake Drive, Wexford, PA 15090 or email [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.youngmusicians.org
Phone: 724-935-0505
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Instructor of Violin and Viola

Location: Stevens Point, WI
Posting Date: New on Mar 2 2017

Description: Fast-growing school of music with 3 busy locations in Central Wisconsin seeks friendly, knowledgeable, personable, skilled, motivated instructor to teach private and group classes to violinists and violists of all ages and help recruit and grow studios.

Duties: Duties include offering dynamic, engaging and effective instruction to students of all ability levels in private lessons and group classes. Duties also include regular faculty meetings, retreats, and outreach/recruiting efforts to the community.

Qualifications: Must have at least 5 years of teaching experience post graduation, extensive performance experience and knowledge of advanced repertoire, registered Suzuki training through at least Book 4. Must be goal-oriented, motivated, a great team player. Must embody the Suzuki philosophy and spirit, while being open to applying other methods when appropriate.

Salary: To be determined based on experience. Benefits available at full time. Position includes funding for professional memberships and ongoing professional development.

See this link for more info: http://www.stevenspointschoolofperformingarts.org/violin-instructor-position-spring-2017.html

Contact: Director of program is Heidi Corcoran. For more info about the position please see this link: http://www.stevenspointschoolofperformingarts.org/violin-instructor-position-spring-2017.html

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello Instructor

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Posting Date: New on Feb 28 2017

Description: Our Suzuki Academy has a reputation for preeminence in music instruction, and seeks a nurturing cello instructor who is committed to the excellence of the Suzuki philosophy & method, with a strong work ethic & unquestionable integrity, and who is a team player with exceptional interpersonal skills.

Duties: Initially 6-8 weekly lesson hours & 4 weekly groups. Potential to grow to FT studio. Add’l opportunities: co-teach Suzuki ECE class, help build satellite pgms w/local partners, assist with ISA admin duties. Candidates w/exceptional leadership skills may be considered for faculty leadership team.

Qualifications: BMus req, MMus pref. Min SAA reg Units 1-4 req, pref through Unit 6. SPA & Practicum pref. Equivalent professional exp considered. Willingness to continue SAA training annually. Min 3 yrs postgrad Suzuki private & group teaching exp req, 5 yrs pref. Must be comfortable teaching all levels & ages.

Salary: Commensurate with education, training, experience, and possible additional duties assigned.

Contact: Please send cover letter, resume/CV, and 5 references (current/most recent employer, 2 current/most recent studio parents, professional colleague-performance, professional colleague-teaching) to:
Sharon Neufeld, Executive Artistic Director
Indianapolis Suzuki Academy

No phone calls please.

Website: www.IndySuzukiAcademy.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Position: Suzuki teachers of all instruments

Location: Rochester, MN
Posting Date: New on Feb 24 2017

Description: The Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association is a collegial, 35-year old organization, which exists to support Suzuki teachers and student families. SEMSA teachers set their own calendars, policies and tuition. Our Board includes teachers and parents who assist with grant writing, fundraising.

Duties: Organize your independent studio; participate in the activities of SEMSA which include board meetings, group lessons, ensemble programs, honors recitals, special events and workshops; promote music education in our community

Qualifications: Registered training through book 3; three years teaching experience; degree in music preferred

Salary: Average tuition is approximately $60 per hour. Teachers set their own tuition, reflecting training and experience

Contact: Linda Thompson

Phone: 507.289.4575
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Faculty Violin

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posting Date: New on Feb 17 2017

Description: This position is responsible for teaching private lessons in violin to students of all ages and abilities; Suzuki training is a plus; ability to teach violin to beginning students is helpful. This Faculty member will have a history of high level professional performance experience as a violinist.

Duties: Teach private violin lessons; Faculty members are expected to teach a minimum of 38 weeks of lessons per year.
Teach Suzuki class and/or lead a string ensemble, if appropriate, as assigned.
Teach in Conservatory Connections programs, if appropriate, as assigned.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in music education or performance. At least one degree
in music education and/or 10 years of private teaching experience, and Suzuki
training preferred.

Salary: Pay is commensurate with experience. This is a part-time, hourly position and does not provide benefits.

Contact: Please send a cover letter, resume/CV and the names of three (3) relevant references, electronic submissions preferred, to:
Rachel Fritz, Chief Operations Officer
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
1584 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Cello and String Orchestra Teacher

Location: Bethlehem, PA
Posting Date: New on Feb 16 2017

Description: Moravian Academy is seeking an orchestra and string teacher to instruct students from kindergarten to grade 5 on viola and cello and direct the middle and upper school string orchestra. Music is a recognized core element of the Academy, stemming from our Moravian traditions.

Duties: ● Teach Suzuki cello to students in grades K-5 and traditional viola to students in grades 3-5
● Conduct a Suzuki ensemble for students in grade 1-3 and assist with orchestra for students in grades 4-5
● Instruct and conduct string orchestra for students in grades 6-8 and 9-12

Qualifications: ● Bachelor of Music degree (Masters preferred)
● Suzuki training highly recommended
● Teaching experience using Suzuki pedagogy with cello students in k-5 and traditional methodology for viola students.
● Proficiency in digital educational technologies

Salary:

Contact: To Apply:
Submit digital materials, including a letter of intent, resume and statement of educational philosophy, to [javascript protected email address]. Address letter of intent to: Ann Mindler, Assistant Head of School, Moravian Academy, 11 West Market Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Website: www.moravianacademy.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin/Viola Instructor

Location: Houghton, MI
Posting Date: New on Feb 15 2017

Description: Established in 1972, The CCSA is a thriving non-profit community music program emphasizing the Suzuki method of instruction. Houghton is on the scenic Keweenaw Peninsula of Lake Superior. The CCSA brings musical arts to the Keweenaw Peninsula in collaboration with Michigan Technological University.

Duties: Teach beginning through advanced students in violin, group lessons and coach chamber music. Participate in performances, recitals, and community events. Part-time with potential for full time

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelors in Music, graduate degree preferred and 2 years teaching experience. Suzuki-teacher training or willingness to be trained is highly desirable.

Salary: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Tim Eisle
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Website: coppercountrysuzuki.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Guitar Instructor

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posting Date: New on Feb 14 2017

Description: We have a deeply committed community of supportive parents. First year parents attend 15 hours of parent class in addition to attending the first six weeks of classes without their children, with their own instruments. All students participate in two solo recitals and two festival concerts per year.

Duties: Teach private lessons to a well-developed studio of about 15 students in volumes 1 – 7, plus group, theory & parents class, 13 – 20 hours per week, three to four days per week. Teachers are required to attend events, monthly faculty meetings, and to file student reports.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music degree or higher or equivalent, with significant private and group class teaching experience for ages 4 – 12; a friendly & engaging demeanor; thorough understanding of the Suzuki Philosophy; and experience with or an interest in learning the Music Mind Games curriculum.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Health insurance is available to a teacher with 20 or more teaching hours per week.

Contact: Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is located in beautiful Park Slope, Brooklyn, and is a five-minute walk from the subway: B/Q to 7th Avenue & 2/3 Grand Army Plaza.

Website: Suzuki.BKCM.org
Phone: 9179754873
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Salaried Half-Time Violin/Viola Suzuki Teacher

Location: Wilmington, DE
Posting Date: New on Feb 9 2017

Description: The Music School of Delaware seeks a Suzuki violin/viola teacher for a part-time, possible full-time salaried position. Approximately 18-22 hours/weekly.

Duties: Violin and viola private instruction; group classes; possibly theory teaching; other teaching depending on skills and experience.

Qualifications: Minimum: Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of Suzuki teaching experience; ECC through Book 4 in Violin; Book 4 in Viola.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: For more information or to submit cover letter and resume, please contact Shelley Beard Santore, Suzuki Academy Department Head, at [javascript protected email address]. Please no phone calls.

Website: www.musicschoolofdelaware.org
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher – Full Time

Location: Lebanon, NH
Posting Date: New on Feb 1 2017

Description: Teaching position in thriving Suzuki String program at the Upper Valley Music Center, a non-profit community music school. The Suzuki program comprises over 120 students (violin, viola, & cello) with faculty who work in close collaboration. Performance opportunities available in the wider community.

Duties: Teach individual and group Suzuki violin lessons. Work with students of all ages and ability levels. Viola lessons and/or coaching and performing chamber music are possibilities for an experienced candidate. Close collaboration with other faculty and parents in developing the Suzuki program expected

Qualifications: Music degree and SAA registration in Violin Books 1-2 required. Registration in Books 3 and above highly desirable and/or Viola Books. Candidate must be committed to Suzuki philosophy, with well developed nurturing and communication skills. Chamber music performance and coaching experience desirable

Salary: Full time salaried position during school year with year-round benefits. Competitive hourly rate over the summer.

Contact: Please email letter of interest and resume with 3 references to:
Alicia Casey, Suzuki Program Coordinator;
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www.uvmusic.org

Website: www.uvmusic.org
Phone: 6034481642
Fax: 6034481642
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki piano teacher, part-time

Location: Wayland, MA
Posting Date: New on Jan 25 2017

Description: We are a school with a local reputation for excellence, in a town a half hour from Boston which greatly values music education. Our growing Suzuki program is the only one within convenient distance, has several Suzuki violin teachers but only one for Suzuki piano, and we need to offer more options.

Duties: Teach students all ages from beginners on up, with possibility of more advanced students and/or chamber music coaching if desired. Willingness to teach both Suzuki and non-Suzuki students a plus. Possible opportunity to teach or develop both Suzuki and non-Suzuki group classes, if desired.

Qualifications: Registered Suzuki training through book 2, higher preferred
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
Availability to start summer or fall 2017

Salary: Our teachers are independent contractors, and are paid an hourly rate competitive with that at other area schools of similar high quality. Premium rate for chamber music/group classes; recital attendance is also paid. Information provided on request.

Contact: Penny Wayne-Shapiro, Director, Wayland School of Music
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Website: www.waylandmusic.com
Phone: 508-358-7835
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki/Traditional Violin Instructor

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posting Date: New on Jan 12 2017

Description: Teach pre-college applied elementary, intermediate, and advanced Suzuki and traditional violin as well as Suzuki group classes. This is a full time position.

Duties: Teach pre-college (ages 4 -18) applied beginning to advanced Suzuki and traditional violin as well as weekly Suzuki group classes. Have ability and desire to recruit and maintain a full studio of violin students. Participate in activities such as departmental student auditions and recitals.

Qualifications: SAA-registered long-term Suzuki Teacher Training through Book 8 required; through Book 10 preferred. Master’s degree or higher in Music, proven performance ability and a minimum of five years teaching experience required. Conducting experience preferred.

Salary: Depends on experience

Contact: Apply at:

https://colburn.simplehire.com

Website: www.colburnschool.edu
Phone: 2136211071
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Guitar, Piano and violin teachers needed

Location: North Houston, TX
Posting Date: New on Mar 17 2017

Description: We need Violin, Piano and Guitar teachers at our Suzuki Academy in Houston.
Teacher will teach 4 private lessons and one group lesson per month for each students.

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 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: $45/ hour
Contractor position with no benefits.
Teachers are paid during the summer
Teachers have up to 6- 8 weeks holidays a year

Contact: Contact Armand at 832-298-9641

Website: www.samusichsouton@yahoo.com
Phone: 832-298-9641
Email: [javascript protected email address]