Position Summary: Beck Center’s Music Education program seeks dynamic teaching artists to instruct students in private music lessons. The ideal candidate is an experienced performer and educator with a proven ability to work with children as well as adults. Classes and lessons are offered on-site at Beck Center. We are currently hiring instructors in the following disciplines:
· Piano – Instruct students in private piano lessons and potential for group piano classes, per candidate experience and interest. Multiple candidates may be hired. Group classes at Beck Center work in the Faber piano method and begin with the Faber Piano Primer for children and the Accelerated Beginner for adults. Prior experience with the Faber method is not required, and teachers are welcome to bring other materials to their students as well.
· Violin/Viola – Ability to instruct violin and viola students ages 5 and up. Suzuki teacher training is preferred, but not required.
This position is responsible for maintaining an active and growing studio by instructing students in weekly private lessons and preparing students for Student Showcase recitals. Instructors are expected to teach consistently during the academic year with an optional summer semester. Beck Center’s academic calendar includes: Fall (Sept 7-Dec 17), Winter/Spring (Jan 9-May 27), and Summer (June 12-Aug 18). Instructors provide a high standard of music instruction that meets the needs of the class, tracking their short-term and long-term goals toward sustained growth. Instructors communicate with students, parents, and staff to facilitate lessons and foster student retention. Instructors are responsible for recording attendance and enrollment accurately and promptly in the faculty time and attendance system.
We seek individuals having achieved or working toward a Bachelor’s in music performance or education. The individual should have some prior experience teaching privately or in another setting where they have gained classroom management skills. Must be an articulate customer service-oriented individual who communicates well with students, families, and colleagues. The candidate should have excellent organizational skills, and be prepared to lead weekly classes/lessons that are educational with developmentally and age appropriate content. Hiring is contingent upon passing a background check.
Submit cover letter and resume via e-mail to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until filled. All applicants will receive confirmation by email that their application was received.