Berkeley Carroll is a Pre-K through grade 12 college preparatory school of 980 students located in the Park Slope section of New York City. Our vibrant intellectual community draws students from all over the city, admission to the school is competitive, and both our parents and students value achievement.
The Berkeley Carroll Middle and Upper School divisions seek an inspirational and passionate strings teacher for a full-time (8:00 AM - 3:30 PM) maternity leave position from December 2-March 13. Passion, strength, stamina and an abiding passion to make the joy of musical performance accessible to as many students as possible are key qualities. An ideal candidate should have experience teaching 5th grade novices through our more experienced 11th and 12th grade musicians. Middle School responsibilities include teaching 5th, 7th, and 8th grade mixed instrumentation strings classes, and directing the Middle School Orchestra. In Upper School there is a high level of enthusiastic participation throughout a similar range of high-level ensembles. Teaching in the upper school includes directing the Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble.
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume with a list of references to:
Familiarity with the following range of string instruments is required: violin, viola, cello, and bass.
Berkeley Carroll is committed to an inclusive program and a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and experience with diversity, equity or inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply.
About The Berkeley Carroll School
The Berkeley Carroll School is an independent, nonsectarian, coed pre-kindergarten through 12th Grade day school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The school is a creative and intellectual community where devoted teachers challenge and engage talented students. Its demanding curriculum and vibrant civic life prepare graduates for success in college and for the greater endeavor—a life of critical, ethical, and global thinking. For more information, visit www.berkeleycarroll.org