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Employment Opportunity - 5.22 TRUMPET FACULTY MEMBER HOURS: Part-time (Saturdays), in-person, hourly COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience START DATE: July 2022 Groton Hill Music Center is the region's premier non-profit center for outstanding music education, professional performances, and community engagement programs. As we prepare to move to our new home in Groton, MA in September, our team is seeking a part-time Trumpet faculty member. This role involves private lesson instruction with students of all age and ability levels, across all relevant styles. Summer teaching days are flexible; school year teaching will take place on Saturdays (morning and afternoon), and will include leadership of a student Brass Ensemble from 11:30-12:30 each week. PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: All of our faculty members are entrusted with developing students of all ages and ability levels. The role has considerable room for growth by way of building ensembles, classes, and a culture of excitement around brass pedagogy and performance at Groton Hill Music. The ability to inspire students while demonstrating and instructing strong instrumental technique is required. Groton Hill Music faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music with their students; 2) setting a high bar for students’ levels of technical skill and musicality; 3) clearly communicating expectations and working toward shared goals; and 4) advocating for their students to engage in additional IHM programs and special events to deepen their musical development and their commitment to their studies. Groton Hill Music offers many ancillary benefits to our faculty members, including a variety of paid professional performance opportunities and funding for professional development (by application). Regular weekly teaching throughout the school year is required as is attendance at an annual fall faculty meeting, hosting at least one Voice Soirée recital, and the completion of occasional clerical tasks. Timeliness and reliability, as well as strong communication practices with both students/families and school staff, are essential. QUALIFICATIONS: Ideal candidates should have a degree in music and a minimum of three years of teaching experience. The ability to model and teach proper technique, and to integrate elements of music theory into one’s lessons, are essential. The ability to model and teach improvisation, and/or to teach lessons on low brass instruments, is preferred but not required. HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Pete Robbins, Director of Education and Non-Orchestral Performance Programming, at probbins@grotonhill.org by Friday, June 10. Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered. This position will begin in July, 2022. Current Location: 36 King Street, Littleton MA In late August, we will be moving to our new home at 122 Old Ayer Road, Groton MA LEARN MORE ABOUT GROTON HILL MUSIC CENTER Non-Discrimination Policy: Groton Hill Music Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in its admissions, education programs, activities, hiring practices, or employment policies.