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View751Long Term Elem Music SubLynn Public Schools invites qualified applicants to apply for Elementary Mu...more
Lynn Public Schools invites qualified applicants to apply for Elementary Music Long-Term substitute teachers: Long-Term Elementary Music Sub, full-time, temporary position from the beginning of school through January 8, 2018, covering for a sabbatical leave. Must be certified to teach in Massachusetts and must have a minimum of a bachelor degree in Music Education or Music Performance. Please apply online through School Spring at https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2826014
FTNULLLynn Public SchoolsLynnMAMusic Department2017-07-272017-08-25
View739Director of LearningHandel and Haydn Society seeks a Director of Learning responsible for contr...more
Handel and Haydn Society seeks a Director of Learning responsible for contributing to the strategic oversight and administrative, logistical, and planning support for H+H’s portfolio of learning activities for people of all ages. This position has a particular focus on programs reaching youth learners, both in and out of school. Responsibilities: • Coordinate and manage all aspects of the Vocal Arts Program, including the six ensembles for singers ages 8-18, musicianship classes, High School Soloists program, and scholarship awards. Work with the artistic team on season planning to produce concerts, curriculum, and evaluations that meet the goals of the program. Suggest collaborations to enhance the artistic experience for singers and presence of VAP in the community. Lead the recruitment and retention efforts for VAP and contribute to efforts to engage and support families and alumni. • Manage in-school partnership programming. Guide curriculum and execution of all activities, balancing H+H’s priorities and schools’ needs, including scheduling, evaluation, and reporting. Steward existing school relationships and facilitate the introduction of new school partners and activities in support of H+H’s strategic vision. • Provide support for H+H’s learning programming for college students and adults. • In collaboration with VP of Education and Community Engagement, ensure that all learning programs meet the highest professional standards of innovation, quality, relevance, and engagement. Encourage programs that are creative, effective, cutting-edge, responsive, and equitable. Recommend and implement changes and improvements. • Supervise 17-member artistic team for H+H learning activities for young people, including teaching arts and the Vocal Arts Program conductors, musicianship faculty, and accompanists. Manage and mentor the part-time Education Coordinator to be a successful and fulfilled member of the learning and community engagement team. • Act as a liaison with key community partners, including Boston Public Schools, Boston Latin School, New England Conservatory, and the Massachusetts Music Educators Association. • Proactively increase knowledge in topics related to this position, including trends in music education and urban education and the experiences of marginalized and at-risk communities. • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: • Creative and strategic approach with passion for sharing music with all people and demonstrated experience designing and leading learning opportunities through music. • Knowledge of choral techniques, vocal pedagogy, current trends in music education, the National Core Arts Standards, the Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework, and Baroque and Classical repertoire. • Experience working in a public school setting and history of collaborating with children, parents, patrons, and educators. • Bachelor’s degree in music education or equivalent professional experience. Advance degree in a related field preferred. • Leadership and management skills to effectively oversee, mentor, and motivate staff. • Knowledge of Greater Boston’s communities and arts ecosystem. • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment. • Exceptional communication skills and attention to detail. • Experience collaborating and connecting with historically marginalized communities. • Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, or another language spoken by new Bostonians is desirable. • Authentic interest in advocacy for music education and the Handel and Haydn Society. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. • Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends as required for concerts and events. Availability to attend occasional rehearsals of the Vocal Arts Program on Saturday mornings at Boston Latin School is essential. For more information on Handel and Haydn Society and to apply, visit https://handelandhaydn.org/about/employment/.
FTNULLHandel and Haydn SocietyBostonMAEmily Reedereed@handelandhaydn.org2017-07-082017-08-08
View748After-school Voice TeacherNULLNULLDuxbury High SchoolDuxburyMARobert Judgerjudge@duxbury.k12.ma.us2017-07-252017-08-11
View764General Music Position K-8The Everett Public Schools Music Department is seeking qualified applicants...more
The Everett Public Schools Music Department is seeking qualified applicants to apply for a General Music Position K-8. Applicants must be certified to teach in Massachusetts and must have a minimum of a bachelor degree in Music Education. You will be joining a highly dynamic music department.
FTNULLKeverian SchoolEverettMassachusettsEugene O'Brien Coordinator of Musiceobrien@everett.k12.ma.us2017-08-142017-08-31
View765General Music Postion K-8The Everett Public Schools Music Department is seeking qualified applicants...more
The Everett Public Schools Music Department is seeking qualified applicants to apply for a General Music Position K-8. Applicants must be certified to teach in Massachusetts and must have a minimum of a bachelor degree in Music Education. You will be joining a highly dynamic music department.
FTNULLParlin Elementary SchoolEverettMassachusettsEugene OBrieneobrien@everett.k12.ma.us2017-08-142017-08-31
View662General Music/High School Band, Jazz Bando plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a le...more
o plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, in accordance with Massachusetts Frameworks. Main tasks and responsibilities: • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans • Establish and communicate clear goals and objectives for all learning activities • Prepare classroom for class activities • Provide a variety of learning materials and resource4s for use in educational activities • Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students varying learning needs • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment use relevant technology to support instruction • Observe and evaluate students performance and development • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments • Provide appropriate feedback on work • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, and GLCPS policies • Prepare required reports on students and activities in a timely manner • manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing clear guidelines and procedures • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of GLCPS • Apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary • Provide student encouragement and support • Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings • Provide coverage for assigned duties • Be on time for all classes, meetings and duties • Follow teacher dress guidelines • Complete paperwork in a timely manner for all requests of leave • Complete purchase order for all requested supplies and expenses • Maintain professional relationship with students, colleagues, parents and community members • Communicate any concerns to students, parents, supervisor, administration, and/or counseling staff, when appropriate. • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs • Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities • Set annual goals with supervisor and work towards completing them Specific to Music Program Candidate should be of a proactive nature with the ability to develop a comprehensive music program with varied knowledge of musical instruments and the ability to instruct in the use of those instruments. Key Competencies Self motivation Decision making High energy level Organizing and planning Differentiated instruction Attention to detail Teamwork skills Critical thinking Positive focus Stress management Flexibility Initiative High work standards Adaptability Clear verbal and written communication skills "The Global Learning Charter Public School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, limited English proficiency, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation or housing status."
FTNULLGloba Learning Charter Public SchoolNew BedfordMassachusettsAmanda Castroacastro@glcps.org2017-05-152017-12-31
View761Middle School Strings, Choral, General Music Teacher Long-Term Substitute PositionSt. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored Sc...more
St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 60 communities. We seek to hire a long-term substitute Middle School strings/choral/general music teacher to cover a family leave from November 4, 2017, to February 11, 2018. This instructor will teach three sections of general classroom music; small group string and vocal lessons; grade 6 orchestra; grade 7/8 orchestra; grade 6 chorus; and grade 7/8 chorus. We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching Middle School music and who have a strong knowledge of string instruments and adolescent vocal technique, as well as a history of success in performance with middle school students. A full description of the current music program is available on our website. All members of the faculty are expected to give witness to our mission at St. John’s. In addition to classroom teaching responsibilities, we encourage all members of the faculty to be involved in the life of the school beyond the classroom through a wide range of co-curricular, intramural and interscholastic programs. For more information about St. John’s Prep, including our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit www.stjohnsprep.org. Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé and academic transcripts to Tracii Schaeublin, Director of Human Resources, at tschaeublin@stjohnsprep.org. Academic Year 2017-2018
FTNULLSt. John's Preparatory SchoolDanversMATracii T Schaeublintschaeublin@stjohnsprep.org2017-08-102017-09-29
View740Coordinator of Learning and Community EngagementThe Handel and Haydn Society seeks a Coordinator of Learning and Community ...more
The Handel and Haydn Society seeks a Coordinator of Learning and Community Engagement to support learning and community engagement activities and events, communications, and record keeping. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, hard-working team with the shared goal of developing and sustaining engaging programming for people of all ages throughout the greater Boston region. This full-time position supervises the Vocal Arts Program activities on Saturdays in Boston and as such the work week for the coordinator includes Saturdays as well as four days in the office between Monday-Friday. Responsibilities: - Supervise the Boston-based Vocal Arts Program (VAP) on Saturday mornings throughout the school year. - Serve as the primary H+H contact for VAP students, families, and alumni. - Provide organizational and supervisory support for all learning and community engagement activities, including concerts, events, lectures, orientations, recitals, rehearsals, and retreats. - Assist with relationship management and ticket reservations for Heartstrings, H+H’s ticket equity program. - Manage the department’s use of the Tessitura database. Maintain accurate records for VAP registration, tuition, ensemble and musicianship rosters, and contact information for students, families, alumni, teachers, Heartstrings partners, and other constituencies. - Manage auditions for the VAP ensembles and the High School Soloists Program. - Coordinate H+H’s scholarship awards application and selection process. - Support H+H’s partnership activities with area universities, particularly those with the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. - In conjunction with the Marketing Department, manage production of all print materials for the department. - Coordinate all aspects of VAP concert attire, music and music folders, and musicianship class materials. - Recruit and supervise Learning and Community Engagement interns and H+H’s MLK Summer Scholars. Serve as the primary H+H supervisor for interns through the MGH Aspire Internship Program and other similar collaborative programs. - Attend meetings of the Board Education Committee and prepare materials for this committee. - Proactively increase knowledge in topics related to this position, including trends in music education and urban education and the experiences of marginalized and at-risk communities. - Provide clerical support for Learning and Community Engagement activities. - Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - A passion for sharing music with all people. - Minimum of two years experience working in a youth educational setting, including interaction with families. - Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment. - Exceptional communication skills and attention to detail. - Experience collaborating and connecting with historically marginalized communities. - Authentic interest in advocacy for music education and the Handel and Haydn Society. - Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google applications. Experience with Tessitura is preferred but not required. ? Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, or another language spoken by new Bostonians is desirable. - Knowledge of Greater Boston’s communities and arts ecosystem. - Knowledge of Baroque and Classical music is preferred but not required. - Availability to work in Boston on Saturday mornings from 8:30am–12:30pm September–June is essential. Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends as required for concerts and events also required. - License to drive, though having personal access to a vehicle is not required For more information on Handel and Haydn Society and to apply, visit https://handelandhaydn.org/about/employment/.
FTNULLHandel and Haydn SocietyBostonMAEmily Reedereed@handelandhaydn.org2017-07-082017-08-08
View537K-8 General Music DirectorHolyoke Community Charter School is a K-8 School that serves an urban, unde...more
Holyoke Community Charter School is a K-8 School that serves an urban, underprivileged community. Very supportive administration seeking incredibly energetic Music Director. General Music position teaching K-8 classes. Each group meets once per week. Flexibility to teach extracurricular ensembles/clubs as the Music Director hired wishes. ****************************** HOW TO APPLY: https://www.sabiscareers.com/SabisCareers/ America & Europe > Search Jobs > Job Type: Teaching & Academics > Job Sub Type: Music Teacher ****************************** - Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, and Fluency in the subject matter to be taught - Leadership and team management skills - Interpersonal and communication skills - Organizational and self-management skills; Ability to handle multiple responsibilities effectively - Goal orientation; Planning and execution skills - Problem solving abilities - Dependability; Readiness to go above and beyond when necessary to reach goals ****************************** Please email School Director, Dr. Sonia Correia-Pope with any questions.
FTNULLHolyoke Community Charter SchoolHolyokeMADr. Sonia Correia-Pope (School Director): (413) 533-0111Spope@sabis.net 2016-08-022017-07-26
View746Full-Time Lecturer Position in Art and Music Education University of Massa...more
Full-Time Lecturer Position in Art and Music Education University of Massachusetts Dartmouth The College of Visual & Performing Arts invites applications for a Full-Time Lecturer (FTL) position to support the Art and Music Education programs. The FTL will be responsible for teaching two courses per semester, placing students and tracking their progress in their practicum (student teaching) and pre-practicum field placements, and teaching and/or co-teaching Practicum Seminar. The FTL will also be responsible for collecting data on field placements, maintaining the practicum and pre-practicum handbook, and working closely with the Licensure Officer to ensure that all licensing regulations are being met. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree in Art Education, Music Education, or a related field. Excellent computing skills with electronic portfolio, database, and analytic software, supervisory, organizational, problem-solving, and management skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, in particular the ability to work with students, administrators, teachers, and University faculty. Preferred qualifications: Doctorate in Art Education, Music Education, or a related field. Certification as a teacher, counselor, or administrator. Experience in educational assessment as well as proficiency using Taskstream/Tk20, and SPSS. To apply please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references at: https://umassd.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=87047#pageTop The deadline to apply is August 11, 2017. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors. The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.
FTNULLUniversity of Massachusetts DartmouthDartmouthMA2017-07-242017-08-23
View714Gr. 4-8 Instrumental/General Music TeacherThis position provides an opportunity for an energetic and highly organized...more
This position provides an opportunity for an energetic and highly organized teacher of general music/elementary strings/middle school concert band to teach a variety of middle school instrumental ensembles and general music classes and elementary introductory strings (itinerant -4/5 schools). General Music instruction includes but is not limited to basic guitar, music appreciation & history, Garage Band, composition and note reading. Instrumental Music includes 6th grade concert band, combined 7th/8th grade concert band. Elementary Strings includes 4th gr. introductory lessons (viola, violin, cello, string bass) and elementary string ensembles. REQUIRED: Interested candidates must complete an application online at www.newton.k12.ma.us Newton Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newton Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law. The Newton Public Schools places a high value on diversity and active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and staff. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.
FTNULLOak Hill MS/Various ElementaryNewtonMARichard King, Fine Arts Coordinatorrichard_king@newton.k12.ma.us2017-06-222017-07-28
View704Full Time General Music Middle SchoolFull time General Music grades 5-8FTNULLWhitcomb Middle SchoolMarlboroughMAJonathan D. Rosenthal, K-12 Supervisor of Music jrosenthal@mps-edu.org2017-06-212017-08-16
View706Full Time High School Choral Music PositionSpringfield Central High School is seeking a highly skilled dynamic music e...more
Springfield Central High School is seeking a highly skilled dynamic music educator to lead a Choral Music Program which classes include Madrigals, Women's Choir, Do Re Mi's, Concert Choir, AP Music Theory , and is the music director for the annual Spring musical. Knowledge and demonstrated ability and experience in choral and vocal music is required, along with the pedagogical skills necessary to teach vocal/choral music, including keyboard mastery. Outstanding organizational and communication skills, and a genuine enthusiasm for working with diverse students in grades 9-12 is desired. Four to six years experience is preferred.
FTNULLSpringfield Central High SchoolSpringfieldMassachusettsRay Dandurandrdandurand@hotmail.com2017-06-212017-08-18
View700MUSIC TEACHER, FULL TIME, GRADES 3-8, Visual and Performing Arts DepartmentApply online @ https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2790586 The musi...more
Apply online @ https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2790586 The music teacher will teach grades 6-8 general music classes at the Rindge Avenue Upper School three days per week and Kodaly inspired elementary music to grades 3-5 at the Tobin Montessori School two days per week. The position is responsible to the principals and the Director of the Visual and Performing Arts Department (VPA). Rindge Avenue Upper School is proud of its Performing Arts program and a vibrant general music course is part of that. The candidate should be able to teach an engaging general music curriculum and must have experience designing curricula. The candidate must be comfortable working with colleagues to build and refine a standards based general music curriculum that is relevant to the needs and interests of Rindge Avenue Upper School community. In particular, the candidate needs to be reflective about how to support the Rindge Avenue core values, “reflect, aim high, seek unity, have compassion” through instruction and action. The candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with classroom teachers and other VPA staff at the school and in the district. The Tobin Montessori School is a tight knit community of learners, devoted to integrating the best practices of Montessori philosophy and public education. This highly collaborative school provides an environment where diversity is respected and celebrated. The Tobin School has a strong Kodaly music program in grades K-2. We are looking to carry that early knowledge forward to the upper grades in a twice weekly music class. The candidate should be able to conduct an elementary chorus. Candidates must possess excellent classroom management skills and use appropriate authentic assessment strategies to monitor student progress. They must be culturally proficient and competent in culturally relevant instruction. The candidate must have the ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners and adjust practice to meet the needs of all students. The selected candidate must be computer literate, organized, able to responsibly meet professional obligations, willing to participate in school, district, and state level music performances, contribute to department and school-wide curricular projects and other initiatives, and be able to steward the careful use of supplies, equipment, and teaching resources. Apply online @ https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2790586
FTNULLRindge Ave Upper and Tobin Montessori SchoolsCambridgeMABrian Gellersteinbgellerstein@cpsd.us2017-06-192017-07-15
View693.6 Elementary BandThe Westford Public Schools are seeking an Elementary Band Teacher to work ...more
The Westford Public Schools are seeking an Elementary Band Teacher to work with beginner level students in Grades 4 and 5. The position is .6 teaching full days Wednesday-Friday. Interested candidates should have knowledge, demonstrated ability and experience teaching mixed instrumentation pull out classes and running full band rehearsals. DESE Licensure is required of all candidates. Please email Andrea Mejia, K-12 Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum Coordinator with any questions: amejia@westfordk12.us
NULLPTAbbot, Crisafulli and Day Elementary SchoolsWestfordMAAndrea Mejiaamejia@westfordk12.us2017-06-072017-08-31
View682PT/Instrumental Music Teacher MS Band -$7500 StipendGlobal Learning Charter Public School seeks an experienced, student-centere...more
Global Learning Charter Public School seeks an experienced, student-centered instrumental music instructor to teach Middle School beginner/intermediate brass (trumpet, trombone, tuba) and woodwind (flute, clarinet, saxophone) classes weekly as well as a full band rehearsal on scheduled Fridays (Monday, Tuesday, Friday 3:00 - 4:25). The instructor will work with the High School Band Director and General Music Teacher to coordinate, recruit, schedule, program and execute performances as part of the music department. This is a year long part time position with a $7500 stipend.
NULLPTGlobal Learning Charter Public SchoolNew BedfordMAAmanda Castroacastro@glcps.org2017-05-192017-08-31
View681Soprano SoloistHistoric Old Ship Unitarian Universalist Church (First Parish) in Hingham, ...more
Historic Old Ship Unitarian Universalist Church (First Parish) in Hingham, MA is seeking a Soprano Soloist, beginning September 2017. The Choir at Old Ship consists of approximately 12–16 amateur singers supported by a quartet of professional soloists. The diverse repertoire of the Choir includes Medieval chant, Renaissance motets, English anthems, spirituals, arrangements of popular music, and contemporary choral works. Soloists at Old Ship Church sing with the choir at three Sunday morning services per month from September through June, plus an additional evening service or rehearsal each month. The primary duties of the Soloist includes the following: • Attend three Sunday morning services per month, as determined by the Music Director, including a 9:15 a.m. rehearsal for the 10:25 a.m. service. • Attend approximately one additional evening rehearsal or service per month • Sing with the choir at services and rehearsals. • Sing solos at services when requested, including a brief rehearsal with the Music Director. • Learn the music in advance of rehearsals and service in order to provide effective vocal support for the amateur singers in the choir. • Provide advance notification of any absences to the Music Director and assist the Music Director in finding a suitable replacement. The Soloist is paid $65 per call. There are two special services per year for which the Soloist is paid $100: an evening service on Dec 24 (Christmas Eve) and a morning service on Mother’s Day (in May). Interested parties should send a CV to Christopher Hossfeld, Director of Music, at musicdirector@oldshipchurch.org. Inquiries will be accepted until the position is filled.
NULLPTOld Ship ChurchHinghamMAChristopher Hossfeldmusicdirector@oldshipchurch.org2017-05-182017-08-31
View752Band DirectorPaul Effman Music is seeking talented energetic Band/String teachers to joi...more
Paul Effman Music is seeking talented energetic Band/String teachers to join their staff. Paul Effman Music provides instrumental music programs for Private Schools throughout the Greater Boston area and currently has a part time position available. Applicants must have knowledge of the traditional band instruments and violin. Out teachers give small group lessons as well as full ensemble rehearsals. They are in multiple schools each week and some programs are after school.
NULLPTCatholic Schools in Marlborough, Somerville and WakefiledGreater Boston AreaMassachusettsLou Varuzzo2017-07-272017-08-04
View667Bassoon instructor, after-school music lessonsThe Instrumental Music school of Carlisle and Concord, a public school musi...more
The Instrumental Music school of Carlisle and Concord, a public school music program, is seeking a bassoon instructor for after-school and evening one-on-one lessons with elementary through high school students, one afternoon/evening per week. Start date June 27, 2017 and continuing into the 2017-18 school year. Interested and qualified applicants, please send resume to Debbie Levine, dlevine@concordcarlisle.org.
NULLPTConcord & Carlisle public schoolsConcordMADebbie Levinedlevine@concordcarlisle.org2017-05-162017-07-15
View669String Orchestra DirectorCommitment: Monday thru Friday, 7:45-9:30AM + concerts Fall 2016: Septembe...more
Commitment: Monday thru Friday, 7:45-9:30AM + concerts Fall 2016: September 11th – December 19th (no classes Nov. 22-24) Spring 2017: January 8th – June 15th (no classes Feb. 19-23 and Apr. 16-20) Compensation: Part-time salary (no benefits), exact amount is dependent upon experience Organization Description: The mission of Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program (JQOP) is to ensure the long-term musical and social success of all students, and to positively impact them and their families, through quality education and performance. JQOP is inspired by El Sistema, the Venezuelan program that uses intensive, joyful, and ensemble-based music instruction as a vehicle for social change. In the 2017-18 school year, JQOP will serve 200 students in eight ensembles, including six string orchestras of various levels (beginner to advanced). All rehearsals take place before the school day begins at Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. For more information, visit www.jqop.org. Position Description: The String Orchestra Director will lead one of JQOP’s six string ensembles. Each orchestra is comprised of students with a specific playing level, from beginners (1-2 years) to advanced (5-6 years). Rehearsals take place every weekday morning from 8:00-9:20. The String Orchestra Director will follow the JQOP Curriculum and work in collaboration with Support Teaching Artists to select repertoire, plan daily lessons, prepare for concerts, and ensure that students learn appropriate strings technique, music theory, and orchestra culture. Additionally, as JQOP equally supports social development and musical growth, the String Orchestra Director will ensure that social-emotional skills are developed within the fabric of rehearsals and sectionals, including, but not limited to, leadership, kindness, self-control, and perseverance. The String Orchestra Director will work with all JQOP staff and teachers to ensure the highest quality learning experience for all students. Responsibilities •Lead a string orchestra of 30-40 students in 1st-7th grade (grades dependent on ensemble) •Team teach the following with 1-2 Support Teaching Artists: orchestra repertoire, strings technique, music theory, leadership/mentorship, and social development; context for lessons includes orchestra rehearsals, instrument sectionals, and small-group lessons •Collaborate with administrative staff and Teaching Artists to create a shared curriculum and pedagogy for the orchestra, as well as ensemble goals and evaluation tools for student progress •Attend all staff meetings and professional development opportunities offered through the program •Attend all concerts and community events/performances (gigs) for your ensemble Qualifications •Experience leading youth orchestras & working with young string players in a group setting •Strong knowledge of string pedagogy, repertoire, technique and curriculum development •Strong teaching and classroom management skills, education background/degree preferred •Commitment to El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music instruction •Passion for teaching and willingness to go above-and-beyond to ensure success for all students •Strong interpersonal, professional, and communication skills If interested, send a cover letter and résumé to Graciela Briceno at gbriceno@jqorchestra.org.
NULLPTJosiah Quincy Orchestra ProgramBostonMAGraciela Bricenogbriceno@jqorchestra.org2017-05-162017-08-01
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