Voice Department Faculty Member
Employment Opportunity - 5.22 VOICE DEPARTMENT FACULTY MEMBER HOURS: Part-time, 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 Voice Department faculty member. This role involves private lesson instruction with teenage and adult students of all levels, across a stylistic spectrum that includes contemporary commercial, a capella, and musical theatre. Summer teaching days are flexible; school year teaching will take place on one or more weekdays (afternoon and evening), and/or on Saturdays (morning and afternoon), depending on the availability of the candidate and student demand. PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: All of our faculty members are entrusted with developing voice 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 contemporary vocal pedagogy and performance at Groton Hill Music. The ability to inspire students while demonstrating and instructing strong vocal technique is required. Teaching students younger than age 12 or 13 is looked upon favorably but not at all 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 vocal technique, and to integrate elements of music theory into one’s lessons, are essential. Basic guitar and/or piano proficiency is required, and the ability to work with students on accompanying themselves is strongly preferred. 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.
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