Teacher of Music; Jazz/Choral
Middlesex School, in Concord, MA will hire a permanent full-time Music teacher for the 2022-23 academic year. Middlesex is a gender inclusive, college-preparatory, boarding secondary school of 410 young people from all over the United States and world. Committed to creating knowledgeable, capable, responsible and moral citizens of the world, Middlesex seeks out and celebrates students from diverse backgrounds; more than 30% of students receive financial aid, more than 10% are international, and more than 30% are students of color. Primary responsibilities will include direction of the Jazz Ensemble and Chapel Chorus, classroom teaching of the introductory Elements of Style in Music and an elective course offering in an area of personal musical interest. Beyond the primary responsibilities listed, preference will be given to a candidate whose talents or experience equip them to lead the Steel Drum Ensemble, music direct the annual musical with the Theater department, or coach athletic seasons. While seasoned educators with advanced degrees are desired, we also know that great teachers come from a performing background. The successful candidate will step into a thriving music department and bring a love of music and an engaging, collaborative disposition. Faculty members at Middlesex are responsible for evening/weekend supervisory duties. A willingness to participate with enthusiasm in all aspects of a residential secondary school community is essential. Please note that the academic week at Middlesex includes half-days on Wednesday and Saturdays. Competitive salary and benefits, including a strong professional development program, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Middlesex School is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community that embraces difference and welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our community. To pursue this position, please submit materials as follows to careers@mxschool.edu: please write Music in the subject line and attach as a single pdf a cover letter expressing qualifications for the position and interest in Middlesex School; a current resume; and three professional letters of reference. For candidates with less than five years of teaching experience, please include a transcript. Materials will be accepted until the position is filled. Middlesex School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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