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IN SCHOOL Music Teacher

Company: Music Kids
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Music Kids is looking for enthusiastic part- and full-time educators to join our team for the 2 school year. Music Kids is an instrumental education program offering small group classes (usually between 2-4 students each) and some individual lessons on-site at our local partner schools. We're hiring 1) music teachers who want to expand their horizons, and 2) classroom teachers who want to pivot their careers back into music! Ability to teach violin, guitar, and piano is strongly preferred but not required to apply. We have a particular need for violin teachers, but are accepting applicants for in-school piano and guitar faculty as well. Curriculum resources and assistance are available to learn the basics for beginner level teaching of all three instruments! The Organization: Music Kids exists to enrich and improve student development by bringing musical instrument education programs to the in-school environment. We have taught thousands of students at over 40 active partner schools throughout DC, MD, VA, IL, MA, NY, CT, NC, and PA. The Hours:

  • Part-time (w/o benefits) and full-time (w/ benefits) positions are available
  • Hourly wages are commensurate with relevant teaching experience, additional graduate degrees, and teaching certifications
  • Applicants must reside in and be legally qualified to work in the United States, and must submit to customary background checks Job Requirements: The Position: Faculty Member teaching small group classes in one or more of our area partner schools, including paid time outside of classes to manage student records, provide meaningful learning updates to parents, and to support students virtually. What's Involved: Responsibilities include:
    • In-school: teaching and student performances
    • Out-of-school: parent communication, lesson planning, scheduling, progress reporting, supplementary virtual learning
    • Promoting the program and driving enrollment at partner school events throughout the year, particularly during registration in Aug/Sept
    • Participating in professional development opportunities through collaboration with senior resident Faculty Members and staff The Ideal Candidate:
      • Has at least 1-2 years of teaching experience, either in music classes OR a traditional classroom setting, through a university program, privately, or with an organization
      • Is able or willing to teach more than one instrument at a beginning level, or ideally all three (curricular resources and assistance for your non-primary instruments are available!)
      • Has a strong interest in working with a wide range of student age groups, especially beginning level students (including 3-5 y/o)
      • Has an open mind and creative approach to teaching
      • Is passionate about having a direct impact on the primary education system in this country
      • Is comfortable teaching students in small groups of 3-4 students
      • Has the ability to be flexible in teaching style, so they can take parents and students "where they're at" terms of interest and commitment
      • Takes initiative and is confident working independently to represent the organization as an employee (i.e. not a contractor) at our partner schools
      • Is able to work closely with an office staff in administrative and professional development functions
      • Is consistent, timely, proactive, and possesses friendly verbal and written communication skills
      • Is comfortable working daily in email, internal instant messaging, company databases, digital timekeeping, and other online resources to manage activities
      • Owns a car to commute to/from our partner schools (optional in some cases, but strongly preferred) Visit and apply on our website today!


Keywords: Music Kids, New England , IN SCHOOL Music Teacher, Education / Teaching , Norwalk, Northeast

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