Piano, Piano (Jazz and Popular emphasis), Guitar, Harp, Viola, Acoustic/Electric Bass, Drums/Percussion
Part-time and substitute positions to begin September 2020
The Spence School Instrumental Music department seeks accomplished, passionate Instrumental Music teachers to join our faculty. This position represents an exciting opportunity to join a growing department engaged in fulfilling our mission to nurture student imagination and self expression through instrumental music study and performance.
Teach weekday private lessons to K-12 students, 1-10 hours per week
Communicate regularly with the Director of Instrumental Music, as well as parents of students
Keep attendance records
Prepare students for concerts and other performance activities
Participate in faculty concerts and community events
Participate in professional development and meetings as necessary
Evaluate student progress
Use age and skill-appropriate repertoire of all types of music literature
Finds joy in working with children and in school life
Approaches work with optimism, energy, kindness, and a sense of humor
Demonstrates cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
Supports Spence’s commitment to equity
Possesses an advanced degree or equivalent experience
Has sustained experience teaching young children
Experience as a performing professional musician
Possess strong writing, verbal and organizational skills
Spence is committed to an equitable program and a diverse faculty and student body. We therefore actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Applicants should email cover letter and resume as a single file in PDF format—please include the applicant’s name in the file name—to email@example.com (no phone calls, please). Please type the instrumental teaching position for which you are applying in the SUBJECT line of the email (ex. PIANO Teacher).
About The Spence School
The Spence School, founded in 1892, is an independent school for girls and young women with an enrollment of 750 students in Grades K–12.
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.