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View762Positions available for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning 9/17: PRIV...more
Positions available for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning 9/17: PRIVATE STRING TEACHER (violin, viola, double bass), After School Music Program for beginning & intermediate students ages 5-12. PRIVATE GUITAR & UKULELE TEACHER, After School Music Program for beginning & intermediate students ages 5-12. Positions offer hourly pay of $55/hour, and hours vary between 3-6PM Monday-Friday based upon enrollment and personal availability. Lesson teachers will provide a 30 minute studio block once a week to their students and will additionally give an individual one-on-one weekly lesson to each of their students. Group instruction rates (for this studio block) will scale based upon number of students enrolled in a program. Lesson teachers with a holistic approach to music education will be sought after; emphasizing importance upon incorporating a thorough approach to teaching sight reading, music theory, composition, ear training, aural analysis, and best practices when working with young children. Students will be expected to perform in recitals that take place 2-3 times throughout the year, and will learn to take ownership of their own practice regimen as well as develop a vocabulary for guided self-critique. Please forward application materials, including a resume and brief personal statement outlining your teaching experience and philosophy to: Nicolette Clifford nclifford@kingsley.org
NULLPTBostonMa02116Nicolette Clifford nclifford@kingsley.org2017-08-102017-10-01
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
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
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
View738Cello TeacherConcord and Carlisle Schools private lessons program (IMSCC) is seeking an ...more
Concord and Carlisle Schools private lessons program (IMSCC) is seeking an experienced cello teacher to work one on one with students grades 4 through 12. Please send resume to Debbie Levine at dlevine@concordcarlisle.org.
NULLPTConcord & Carlisle public schoolsConcordMADebbie Levinedlevine@concordcarlisle.org2017-07-072017-09-01
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
View678Children's Choir 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) 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, ensemble-based music instruction to help children develop social-emotional skills. In the 2017-18 school year, JQOP will serve 200 students in eight ensembles, including the Children’s Choir. All rehearsals take place before school at Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. For more information, visit our website at www.jqop.org. Position Description: The Choir Director will lead a vocal ensemble of 15-20 students in 2nd-5th grade. Choir students are in 2nd-5th grade and have varying levels of singing experience. This position will be supported by a Teaching Artist, who will play piano accompaniment during rehearsals and assist with sectionals. The Choir Director will select repertoire, plan a weekly schedule of rehearsals, sectionals, and small-group lessons, and facilitate student learning of ear training, music notation, and vocal technique. The Choir Director will teach in alignment with JQOP’s curriculum, pedagogy, and El Sistema’s philosophy of musical excellence and social inclusion for all students. All staff will ensure the highest quality learning experience for all students, support each child holistically, and be an active member of the Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program community. Responsibilities ·Lead daily choir rehearsals and sectionals, comprised of 15-20 students in 2nd-5th grade ·Team teach with the Choir Teaching Artist choral repertoire, ear training, vocal technique, and music theory in the context of ensemble rehearsals, sectionals, and small-group lessons ·Collaborate with the Choir Teaching Artist and Program Manager to create a shared curriculum and pedagogy for the choir, 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 ·Music education background/degree preferred ·2+ years experience leading youth choirs & working with young choral students in a group setting ·Strong knowledge of vocal pedagogy, repertoire, technique, and classroom management skills ·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 ·Flexibility and the capacity to work under frequent observation ·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.org2017-05-182017-08-01
View672Choir Support Teaching ArtistCommitment: Monday thru Friday, 7:45-9:30AM + concerts Fall 2016: Septemb...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 to help children develop social-emotional skills. In the 2017-18 school year, JQOP will serve 200 students in eight ensembles, including a Children’s Choir. All rehearsals take place before school at Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. For more information, visit www.jqop.org. Position Description: The Choir Support Teaching Artist (TA) will assist the Choir Director by playing piano accompaniment during rehearsals, leading sectionals 2-3 days per week, and teaching small-group lessons. Choir students are in 2nd-5th grade and have varying levels of singing experience. The Choir TA will work in collaboration with the Program Manager and Choir Director to facilitate both ensemble learning and individual progress. The Choir TA will teach in alignment with JQOP’s curriculum, pedagogy, and El Sistema’s philosophy of musical excellence and social inclusion for all students. All staff will ensure the highest quality learning experience for all students, support each child holistically, and be an active member of the Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program community. Responsibilities •Serve as a piano accompanist during Choir rehearsals •Team teach with the Choir Director choral repertoire, ear training, vocal technique, and music theory in the context of ensemble rehearsals, sectionals, and occasional pull-out lessons •Collaborate with the Choir Director and Program Manager to create a shared curriculum and pedagogy for the choir, 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 working with young choral students (ages 7-11), preferably in group settings •Knowledge of vocal pedagogy, repertoire, technique, and classroom management skills •Pianist/vocalist preferred (must have intermediate/advanced piano accompaniment skills) •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 •Flexibility and the capacity to work under frequent observation •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
View747After School Instrumental Program TeachersPositions open at Derby Academy for the 2017-2018 school year in the After ...more
Positions open at Derby Academy for the 2017-2018 school year in the After School Instrumental Program. We seek dynamic experienced instructors of piano, cello and violin available to teach one or days per week with lessons scheduled between 4-6:30pm. For additional information please contact Thalia McMillion at tmcmillion@DerbyAcademy.org or call 781-740-4766.
NULLPTDerby AcademyHinghamMAThalia McMilliontmcmillion@derbyacademy.org2017-07-242017-09-08
View748After-school Voice TeacherNULLNULLDuxbury High SchoolDuxburyMARobert Judgerjudge@duxbury.k12.ma.us2017-07-252017-08-11
View749choral accompanistWe are looking for an excellent choral accompanist for our HS chorus and ma...more
We are looking for an excellent choral accompanist for our HS chorus and madrigal group. Having a high level of musicality, knowledge and ability to play in all genres is required and being a very good sight-reader is def. a plus. The groups meet 2:15-3pm M-Fri. There are 2-4 concerts a year and one competition.
NULLPTMaynard HSMaynardMACindy Blanchardcblanchard@maynard.k12.ma.us2017-07-252017-08-25
View734Voice TeacherThe Walpole Public Schools Private Lesson Program is seeking a voice teache...more
The Walpole Public Schools Private Lesson Program is seeking a voice teacher for the 2017-2018 School Year. The successful candidate is required to teach for the entire school year and have at least one afternoon and/or evening for availability. The successful candidate should be highly proficient on their instrument and have experience in teaching grades 4 to 12. Candidates should apply by email with a letter of interest, recent recording of your playing and resume to Ken Gable, 9-12 Music Department Chair, kgable@walpole.k12.ma.us. Position will be filled ASAP.
NULLPTWalpole High SchoolWalpoleMAKen Gablekgable@walpole.k12.ma.us2017-07-072017-08-04
View735After School Brass and Woodwinds (Saxophone concentration)The River's Edge Arts Alliance is seeking a Brass and Woodwinds (Saxophone ...more
The River's Edge Arts Alliance is seeking a Brass and Woodwinds (Saxophone concentration) instructor to teach after school lessons in the 2017-2018 school year. The anticipated student load supports 1-2 teaching days per week. In addition to relaying skills to students, personal rapport, organization, communication, and punctuality are vital skills for applicants. Candidates should have a solid background in teaching students in grades 5-12. Limited travel between schools is possible. All students taking lessons in the program play in an organized recital in the spring. Lesson teachers are responsible for preparing their students as well as assisting at the recital. Rate of pay is $18 - $20 per half hour lesson at 28 lessons for the school year.
NULLPTRiver's Edge School of MusicHudsonMALisa Schlikerbod@upwitharts.org2017-07-072017-07-28
View736Voice Teacher for young studentsConcord and Carlisle Schools private lessons program (IMSCC) is seeking a v...more
Concord and Carlisle Schools private lessons program (IMSCC) is seeking a voice teacher to work one on one with young singers for one afternoon a week in Carlisle. Elementary music background, experience working with young students (grades K-5) is required. Additional experience teaching piano and/or guitar to young students is a plus. Please send resume to Debbie Levine at dlevine@concordcarlisle.org.
NULLPTConcord & Carlisle public schoolsConcordMADebbie Levinedlevine@concordcarlisle.org2017-07-072017-09-01
View737Piano / Guitar Teacher for young studentsConcord and Carlisle Schools private lessons program (IMSCC) is seeking a t...more
Concord and Carlisle Schools private lessons program (IMSCC) is seeking a teacher to give both piano and guitar lessons, working one on one with young students grades K-5 for one afternoon a week in Carlisle. Elementary music background, experience working with young students is required. Please send resume to Debbie Levine at dlevine@concordcarlisle.org.
NULLPTConcord & Carlisle public schoolsConcordMADebbie Levinedlevine@concordcarlisle.org2017-07-072017-09-01
View725DIRECTOR OF YOUTH and CHILDREN’S CHOIR, Interim Applications may be sent to: follenmusicdirector@gmail.com Digital format ...more
Applications may be sent to: follenmusicdirector@gmail.com Digital format only, including all audio/visual material. Please include three professional references. Music director, youth and children’s choirs, interim Reports to: Minister Effective: August 15, 2017 or as soon available Status: Part time, 10 hours per week; 3-7 p.m. on Mondays; some Sundays and evenings. Increase to up to 17 hours per week from mid-April to June in advance of culminating June event. Compensation and Benefits: Commensurate with experience Vision: The Follen community is brought together by the power of music-making, through which we build meaningful relationships, grow in spirit, and find joy and solace. Mission: The mission of the Music Director of the Youth and Children’s Choirs is to strengthen Follen’s Unitarian Universalist community through the spiritual practice of making music, by offering to the children of the congregation the gift of music as a profound way to connect with the holy and with humanity. This person will create musical opportunities for all interested children, and will collaborate with the minister, staff and lay leaders to create cohesive worship services and carry out programming. The music at Follen will be often eclectic, always mission driven, and always excellent. Essential Functions: • Collaborate creatively with the Minister to choose music for the youth and children’s choirs for Sunday morning worship services (typically 1 Sunday per month) that aligns with UU values, the worship theme, and the service itself. Resource, prepare, and rehearse, on time and on budget, the appropriate quantity and quality of music in each service. • Develop and supervise volunteers and accompanists as needed to support the overall organization and management of the youth and children’s choirs, including allimportant operational details such as registrations, robes, snacks, accompanist, and supplementary instrumentalists as needed. • Direct the Youth Choir (currently 6th -12th grade) in all rehearsals, activities, special performances, and worship services. Communicate with Choir Alumni for special services such as Christmas Eve. Invite and orient new choir members and their families, and create a welcoming, joyful environment. Encourage leadership among older youth. Nurture a love of music, singing, and community. The Youth Choir rehearses one weekday evening per week. • Direct the Children’s Choir (currently 2nd -5 th grade) in all rehearsals, activities, special performances, and worship services. Collaborate with Minister to choose music that is appropriate for this age group and the worship experience of the congregation. Nurture a love of music, singing, and community. The Children’s Choir rehearses one afternoon per week. • Provide musical and stage direction and management for a large music and communitybuilding “culminating event” involving the youth and children’s choirs, their parents, and other volunteers. This has traditionally been an annual spring musical theater performance of a two-night, double-cast Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, open to all Youth and Children’s Choir members. The director manages the stage manager, volunteers and their tasks, including props, parties, photos, etc., auditions the leads, and directs the rehearsals. Build community through the art of putting on a show. Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Licensure: CORI and SORI check required. Demonstrated musical knowledge and ability, as well as leadership and social skills. Physical Requirements: • Able to speak and hear in the public forum, groups, and one-on-one settings. • Able to see and use printed music, computer screens and other web-enabled devices. Core Competencies: Mission ownership: Demonstrates understanding and full support of the Unitarian Universalist mission, vision, values, history and beliefs of the congregation; consistently behaves in a manner congruent with these UU values; can collaborate with minister to create worship in that aligns with UU values. Interpersonal relationships: Relates well to people of all ages, including parents, children and youth; builds effective and constructive rapport and relationships; considers the impact of his/her actions on others; communicates a sense of availability, warmth, openness and approachability; supports a culture of welcoming and connection in the life of the congregation; creates an environment that others want to participate in; avoids communication triangles. Technical Expertise: Acquires and demonstrates the technical skills required to proficiently execute the essential functions of the job; understands which skills are lacking and seeks to develop those skills; continually works toward the mastery of technical proficiency.
NULLPTFollen Community ChurchLexingtonMAhttp://follen.org/music/seeking-new-interim-leaders/follenmusicdirector@gmail.com2017-07-032017-08-15
View724DIRECTOR OF MUSIC, INTERIM, ADULT CHOIR JOB DESCRIPTIONApplications may be sent to: follenmusicdirector@gmail.com. Digital format...more
Applications may be sent to: follenmusicdirector@gmail.com. Digital format only, including all audio/visual material. Please include three professional references. Music director, interim, senior choir Reports to: Minister Effective: August 1 or as soon as available Status: Part time, 15 hours per week distributed over one evening adult choir rehearsal (preferably Tuesday), Sunday mornings and weekly Monday staff commitments from 12-4 p.m. Compensation and Benefits: commensurate with experience. Vision: The Follen community is brought together by the power of music-making, through which we build meaningful relationships, grow in spirit, and find joy and solace. Mission: The mission of the Music Director of the Adult Choir is to strengthen Follen’s Unitarian Universalist community through the spiritual practice of making music, by offering to the congregation the gift of music as a profound way to connect with the holy and with humanity. This person will create musical opportunities for all interested adults, and will collaborate with the minister, staff and lay leaders to create cohesive worship services and carry out programming. The music at Follen will be often eclectic, always mission driven, and always excellent. Essential Functions: • Collaborate creatively with the Minister to choose music, for the congregation and for the choir for weekly Sunday morning worship services that aligns with UU values, the worship theme, and the service itself. The Director of the Adult Choir resources, prepares, and rehearses, on time and on budget, the appropriate quantity and quality of music in each service. The adult choir rehearses one weekday night as well as Sunday mornings before services, and typically sings 2-3 Sundays per month. • Develop and manage volunteers, hire and supervise section leaders and accompanists as needed to support the overall organization and management of the senior choir. • Direct the Adult Choir, which is open to all adults, in all rehearsals, activities, and celebrations, which includes both special performances (currently twice a year Music Sundays), and weekly worship services. Direct section leaders and soloists as needed. Select and orient new choir members, and create a welcoming, joyful environment. Nurture a love of music, singing, and community. Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Licensure: CORI check required. Demonstrated musical knowledge and ability, as well as leadership and social skills. Physical Requirements: • Able to speak and hear in the public forum, groups, and one-on-one settings. • Able to see and use printed music, computer screens and other web-enabled devices. Core Competencies: Mission ownership: Demonstrates understanding and full support of the Unitarian Universalist mission, vision, values, history and beliefs of the congregation; consistently behaves in a manner congruent with these UU values; can collaborate with minister to create worship in that aligns with UU values. Interpersonal relationships: Relates well to people; builds effective and constructive rapport and relationships; considers the impact of his/her actions on others; communicates a sense of availability, warmth, openness and approachability; supports a culture of welcoming and connection in the life of the congregation; creates an environment that others want to participate in; avoids communication triangles. Technical Expertise: Acquires and demonstrates the technical skills required to proficiently execute the essential functions of the job; understands which skills are lacking and seeks to develop those skills; continually works toward the mastery of technical proficiency. Creativity and Innovation: Generates new ideas; makes new connections among existing ideas to create fresh approaches; takes acceptable risks in pursuit of innovation; learns from mistakes; has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work. Motivating Others: Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; can motivate employees, volunteers and members; empowers others; invites shared input and decision making; makes each individual feel that his/her work is important. Team Orientation: demonstrates interest, skill and success in team environments; is regarded as a team player; promotes group goals ahead of personal agendas; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging and pride in the team. Keeps the larger picture in mind when attending to individual needs.
NULLPTFollen Community ChurchLexingtonMAhttp://follen.org/music/seeking-new-interim-leaders/follenmusicdirector@gmail.com.2017-07-032017-08-15
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