Announcement for Early Childhood Elementary Teacher Position
The Levine School of Music is pleased to announce a part-time teaching position in the Early Childhood Elementary Music Department, commencing immediately. Applicants should possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Music Education and show evidence of a strong background in and commitment to teaching both infants and toddlers. The ability to sing songs and lead group classes unaccompanied and in a range appropriate for the ECEM Program is required.
This position requires teaching classes for children ages 4 months through 6 years of age. Morning and afternoon teaching positions are available at the four Levine Campuses in the metropolitan area.
Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references.
The position will remain open until filled.
Please submit application materials to:
Rehearsal Assistant, Pacific Boychoir Academy
We are looking for qualified candidates with experience in choral education to join our esteemed Grammy-winning teaching team.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
Pacific Boychoir Academy, located in Oakland, CA, was founded in 1998 and is one of America’s leading boys choirs. The choristers (over 160 of them) range in age from 5-18, and participate at various skill and age-appropriate levels. PBA provides an unmatched educational, musical, and personal development experience for boys. The Boychoir’s reputation for excellence has earned performances with the San Francisco Symphony and Opera, the UC Berkeley and UC Davis Symphonies, the American Bach Soloists, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, the Youth Orchestra of the Americas, and many local, national, and international choirs. Pacific Boychoir has presented concerts in many US states and in various countries on five continents. Teachers at PBA are keen to channel boy energy in productive and interesting ways to keep boys engaged and hungry to learn. PBA also runs its own full academic middle school, the first boys school in the East Bay and a member of the East Bay Independent Schools Association (EBISA).
ABOUT THE POSITION:After School duties (school year calendar): Assist existing PBA Cantori-Trouvere, (grades 3-8), Director with weekly Monday and Wednesday rehearsals, approx. 4-7pm:
• Accompanying, leading sectionals, conducting, break supervision, administration as needed
• Help prepare choirboys for concerts, promotion, tours, and/or choir school
• Motivate boys to be excited about learning to sing
• Interact with and inform parents in a productive, positive fashion
• Go with the choir on one-week summer tour
• Attend periodic music staff meetings, (no more than 1x/month).
• Enthusiastic, auditioned choristers, achievement-oriented teaching environment
• Work for an organization with high expectations
• Opportunity to be part of growing organization with talented, creative colleagues
• Career growth opportunities: consideration to take on one of the additional after school choirs of the growing program as openings arise
• Be part of a unique, internationally-recognized organization
Ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor’s degree(preferred)
• Interest and experience in music education and/ or conducting a children’s choir
• Good keyboard skills
• Experience directing boys
• Vocal experience and knowledge
• Experience with Orff and Kodaly methodology
• Knowledge of treble repertoire
• Good organizational skills
• Creative ideas on how to engender a sense of team
Contract runs from February 4 to July 31, 2013, renewable yearly running from Sept-July. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
Or mail Leann at:
Pacific Boychoir Academy
215 Ridgeway Ave
Oakland, CA 94611
Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Music
For the 2013-14 academic year, the Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Music will fill one Graduate Assistantship position for Elementary General Music. This assistantship position requires a two-year commitment to a residential master’s program in music, including Summer 2014, culminating in a Master of Music - Elementary Specialization.
Responsibilities: 18 hours per week of assistance with teaching and administrative aspects of the elementary music program. At times, duties will be assigned outside the elementary music program that are compatible with the strengths of the candidate.
Stipend: $4000.00 per semester plus an additional $1000.00 tuition scholarship per semester (includes a waiver of out-of-state tuition and fees).
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music, state teaching certification, and admission to the Graduate School.
Teaching experience required. Technology skills preferred.
To Apply: Send a letter of interest, resume (vitae), and contact information for at least three (3) professional references to:
Department of Music
Texas A&M University-Commerce
P.O. Box 3011
Commerce, TX 75429-3011
The Center for Young Musicians, Pittsburgh, PA
POSITION: Early Childhood Music Instructor
LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA.
DESCRIPTION: The Center for Young Musicians is a highly-regarded, 19-year old private music school with locations in Pittsburgh, Wexford and Sewickley.
DUTIES: Lead and develop Early Childhood Music classes for students aged 2 through 5. Lead CYM’s Early Childhood Music summer half day camp. Assist at special events such as recitals and community outreach. Opportunities will be available to perform occasionally for the school and in the community.
QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience required.
A Master of Music is preferred. Preference is given to candidates with a pedagogy background, or who have registered at least one Suzuki book in any instrument with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, or with Musik Garten or Music Together training. This position provides an opportunity to develop and further the ECM curriculum at CYM.
SALARY: Salary commensurate with experience. Faculty meetings, recitals and special events are also paid. Company benefits, including health, life and disability, and a company retirement plan, are available.
Harlem Village Academies
Position: 2013-14 High School Teacher, Harlem Village Academies
Start date: July 29, 2013
Subjects: English, Math, Visual Arts, Music (Choir), Sciences, Social Studies, Dance, Theater, Chess, Latin
Location: Harlem, New York
What would it take for a student to say, with conviction, "I am the leader of my life”?
The vision at HVA is that our students will become intellectually sophisticated, wholesome in character, avid readers, independent thinkers and compassionate individuals who make a meaningful contribution to society.
• Develop and teach highly engaging, academically rigorous lessons, aligned with HVA standards
• Inspire students to hold themselves to a high standard of academics and character
• Establish and uphold classroom routines to ensure a focused, safe and caring environment
• Build lasting personal relationships with students
• Analyze assessment data and use it to inform your instruction
• Collaborate with colleagues (e.g. observations, co-planning, problem solving)
• Maintain close relationships with families, including phone calls and conferences
• Contribute to the school community by leading a club, reading community, or athletic team
• You’ve taught your subject for at least 3 years at the high school level
• You lead your students to think, deeply and critically, every day
• Your students catch your infectious fascination and love for your subject
• Your students are almost never late to your class – it’s too exciting to miss!
• You really like high school students, and love getting to know them
• You feel personally responsible for ensuring your students’ success
• You’re deeply committed to learning and growing as a teacher
How to Apply:
First, learn about us! Review our website (www.harlemvillageacademies.org
) and consider whether Harlem Village Academies is the place for you. If it is, please apply today through the Careers section of our website.
Harlem Village Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Music Teacher, The British International School of New York
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher to deliver a high quality music curriculum to the pupils at the British International School of New York. The British International School of New York (BIS-NY), in an international school for boys and girls from 3 to 14. Candidates should be prepared to come to the post with idealism, pragmatism and an infectious love of music.
o Teach music curriculum to elementary age children/PYP in collaboration with class teachers and IBPYP coordinator.
o Work closely with Head of Music to align school-wide music curriculum, plan for musical school events including annual Winter and Spring concerts, and cultivate a strong homeschool relationship.
o Create and update PYP unit of inquiry planners.
o Opportunity to direct Junior Choir. (Years 3 - 5)
o Work with Deputy Head and classroom teachers to design and implement music planners that will support and integrate Inter Baccalaureate units. This includes a 6-week music theater unit in the spring that culminates in a Year 2 play.
o Attend weekly faculty meetings and support all-school events.
o A genuine passion for music, energy, and love for teaching children.
o Strong piano/guitar/vocal skills are important.
o Well organized with teaching material/lesson planning and time management.
o Excellent communication skills and be willing to adapt to the demands of an international school.
o A working knowledge of prominent music education/methodologies. (Kodaly, Orff, Dalcroze, Feierabend, etc.)
o Knowledge of the IB/PYP preferred.
o International perspective
o Strong piano/guitar/vocal skills are important.
Why work at BIS-NY?
o Combined with the traditional skills of the British National Curriculum, BIS-NY’s unique curriculum inspires and challenges our students to develop a love of learning and developas balanced individuals, academically successful and willing to take risks and to face the challenges of an ever changing world of the 21st century.
o Our students and teachers come from all walks of life, but the enthusiasm they share for learning and teaching brings them into a unique sense of community that celebrates and thrives on diversity.
o The British International School of New York is an IB World School authorised to teach PYP and we are looking to recruit a dynamic teacher who models the IB Learner Profile and will contribute to the daily life of a diverse international community. Experience with the British National Curriculum is preferred. International experience with students of varied ability and background as well as knowledge of the PYP is a distinct advantage.
o A strong commitment to collaboration and being part of a team is essential for those interested in applying to be part of our school community.
o Beginning Salary - $48,000.00 for the first year.
o NYU Kodaly Level 1 Training and Certification; (7/1/13 - 7/19/13)
o Lunch is provided free of charge in the school dining hall.
o Teachers are required to attend In-Service/Inset and Staff Meetings.
o Subject to fingerprinting and background check.
o The post becomes available in August 2013.
o Please apply by sending CV, cover letter and any other relevant qualifications to the address below by 5/1/2013:
Mr. David McWilliams
Head of Music
The British International School of New York
20 Waterside Plaza, New York, NY 10010
Assistant Conductor, The Young People's Chorus of Erie
Now accepting applications: Full-time Assistant Conductor, The Young People's Chorus of Erie
The Young People’s Chorus of Erie, an outreach program of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is seeking an Assistant Conductor. Serves as the conductor of the YPC Erie’s Cantare ensemble; assists the artistic director in developing and implementing curriculum for Cantare choristers that provides training in music literacy, basic vocal techniques, and prepares the choristers for advancement to the upper-level ensembles; provides music classes; actively designs and implements strategies to identify potential new YPC Erie choristers; participates in advanced ensemble rehearsals, serving as conductor, providing appropriate vocal modeling, or leading sectional rehearsals when necessary. Also, works in conjunction with the director to implement satellite choir partnerships with schools, community centers, and organizations.
Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred. Preference will also be given to candidates with Kodály certification. The successful candidate should maintain effective relationships with peers, parents and children in a diverse environment; interpret information, ideas and instructions and communicate clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing. Experience with children from various socioeconomic backgrounds and/or children with special needs preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
To apply, please follow the attached link to the Jobs at Penn State website, click on "Search Jobs" on the left toolbar, select "Penn State Erie, the Behrend College" from the Campus/Location menu, and click "Update Results". The title for this position on the site is "Extension Educator 2 (Assistant Conductor)" and the job number is 39463. Once you have located the position, please follow the steps indicated on the site to submit your application online. Online applications will be accepted through May 16.