Off Campus Employment Message Board

All opportunities posted on this page are by the poster’s request. Please contact the poster directly.

Longy does not serve as an intermediary service for any opportunities listed on this page.

Only opportunities related to the arts will be posted.  

Postings

July 25

Church Section Leader & Accompanist

Contact Name: Cynthia Marr
Contact Email: cmmarr14(at)gmail.com

Phone: 617-596-1192 

Opportunity Type: Church song/section leader & accompanist

Description of Opportunity: Looking for song leaders in all sections. Also looking for assistant organist and piano accompanist for masses. website: http://www.fatimasudbury.org

Additional comments: Please submit resume with email. Would like to audition before August 22nd

Start Date: 9/10/2017

End Date: 06/03/2018

Compensation: competitive

I Am A: Member of the Longy community

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July 24

Children's Teaching Position

Contact Name: Holly Flood
Contact Email: director(at)childrensown.org

Phone: 781-729-2689   

Opportunity Type: Teaching

Description of Opportunity: Children's Own School, a Montessori school for children aged 2.5 - 6 years old in Winchester is looking for a part-time music teacher for approximately 10 hours/week 

Additional comments: Experience working with young children essential. 

Compensation: $30 per hour

I Am A: Director of the Children's Own School

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July 16

July 17

Teaching Positions

Contact Name: R Bordner
Contact Email: rbordner(at)note-worthyexperiences.com

Phone: 978-443-0480   

Opportunity Type: Teaching

Description of Opportunity:  Note-worthy Experiences Music Studio is seeking energetic and passionate instructors to join our teaching team to teach lessons to our students' in their homes. Applicants must have own reliable transportation. We are looking for the following instructors:

  • Voice
  • Piano
  • Cello
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Harp
  • Trumpet
  • Flute

Start Date: 7/14/2017

End Date: 8/17/2018

Compensation: $40-$60 per hour

I Am A: Member of the Community

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July 16

Dalcroze & Piano Instructor

Contact Name: Doina Simovici
Contact Email: natickallegroschool(at)gmail.com

Phone: 617-416-4974  

Opportunity Type: Teaching

Description of Opportunity:Dalcroze and Introduction to Piano instructor.
Piano, violin, guitar instructors for Allegro Music School (http://www.allegromusic.org) 

The interested persons should have access to a car for the Natick location. Please submit your resumes via email.

Start Date: 9/12/2017

End Date: 5/15/2018

Compensation: Depending on Experience

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July 12

Voice Teacher

Contact Name: Donna Ford
Contact Email: info(at)musicmakerschool.com

Phone: 978-263-4757   

Opportunity Type: Teaching

Description of Opportunity: Part time voice teacher and piano teacher positions available at Music Maker School in Acton. Come work with talented, bright kids and foster their musical interests. Teachers must have teaching experience and at least a bachelors in their given field. One to two week day commitment. Must have car.

More info at : http://www.musicmakerschool.com

Start Date: 9/1/2017

End Date: 9/1/2018

Compensation: Contact for more info

I Am A: Music School Owner. Longy alums that have worked here have always been wonderful. Would love to hire another.

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July 8

Handel & Haydn Society | Coordinator of Learning & Community Engagement

Contact Name: Emily Reed
Contact Email: ereed(at)handelandhaydn.org

Phone: 617-262-1815

Opportunity Type: Education / Administrative

Description of Opportunity:

The Coordinator of Learning and Community Engagement supports all learning and community engagement activities and events, communications, and record keeping. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, hard-working team with the shared goal of developing and sustaining engaging programming for people of all ages throughout the greater Boston region.
This full-time position supervises the Vocal Arts Program activities on Saturdays in Boston and as such the work week for the coordinator includes Saturdays as well as four days in the office between Monday-Friday.
Reports to: Director of Learning and Vice President of Education and Community Engagement
Responsibilities:
• Supervise the Boston-based Vocal Arts Program (VAP) on Saturday mornings throughout the school year.
• Serve as the primary H+H contact for VAP students, families, and alumni.
• Provide organizational and supervisory support for all learning and community engagement activities, including concerts, events, lectures, orientations, recitals, rehearsals, and retreats.
• Assist with relationship management and ticket reservations for Heartstrings, H+H’s ticket equity program.
• Manage the department’s use of the Tessitura database. Maintain accurate records for VAP registration, tuition, ensemble and musicianship rosters, and contact information for students, families, alumni, teachers, Heartstrings partners, and other constituencies.
• Manage auditions for the VAP ensembles and the High School Soloists Program.
• Coordinate H+H’s scholarship awards application and selection process.
• Support H+H’s partnership activities with area universities, particularly those with the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
• In conjunction with the Marketing Department, manage production of all print materials for the department.
• Coordinate all aspects of VAP concert attire, music and music folders, and musicianship class materials.
• Recruit and supervise Learning and Community Engagement interns and H+H’s MLK Summer Scholars. Serve as the primary H+H supervisor for interns through the MGH Aspire Internship Program and other similar collaborative programs.
• Attend meetings of the Board Education Committee and prepare materials for this committee.
• Proactively increase knowledge in topics related to this position, including trends in music education and urban education and the experiences of marginalized and at-risk communities.
• Provide clerical support for Learning and Community Engagement activities.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• A passion for sharing music with all people.
• Minimum of two years experience working in a youth educational setting, including interaction with families.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
• Exceptional communication skills and attention to detail.
• Experience collaborating and connecting with historically marginalized communities.
• Authentic interest in advocacy for music education and the Handel and Haydn Society.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google applications. Experience with Tessitura is preferred but not required.
• Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, or another language spoken by new Bostonians is desirable.
• Knowledge of Greater Boston’s communities and arts ecosystem.
• Knowledge of Baroque and Classical music is preferred but not required.
• Availability to work in Boston on Saturday mornings from 8:30am–12:30pm September–June is essential. Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends as required for concerts and events also required.
• License to drive, though having personal access to a vehicle is not required.

For more information on Handel and Haydn Society and to apply, visit http://handelandhaydn.org/about/employment/.
 
Compensation: Competitive compensation including benefits, commensurate with experience.

I am a: Member of the Longy community

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July 8

Handel & Haydn Society | Director of Learning

Contact Name: Emily Reed
Contact Email: ereed(at)handelandhaydn.org

Phone: 617-262-1815

Opportunity Type: Education / Administrative

Description of Opportunity:

The Director of Learning is responsible for contributing to the strategic oversight and administrative, logistical, and planning support for Handel and Haydn Society’s portfolio of learning activities for people of all ages. This position has a particular focus on programs reaching youth learners, both in and out of school.
Reports to: Vice President of Education and Community Engagement
Responsibilities:
• Coordinate and manage all aspects of the Vocal Arts Program, including the ensembles, musicianship classes, High School Soloists program, and scholarship awards. Work with the artistic team on season planning to produce concerts, curriculum, and evaluations that meet the goals of the program. Suggest collaborations to enhance the artistic experience for singers and presence of VAP in the community. Lead the recruitment and retention efforts for VAP and contribute to efforts to engage and support families and alumni.
• Manage in-school partnership programming. Guide curriculum and execution of all activities, balancing H+H’s priorities and schools’ needs, including scheduling, evaluation, and reporting. Steward existing school relationships and facilitate the introduction of new school partners and activities in support of H+H’s strategic vision.
• Provide support for H+H’s learning programming for college students and adults.
• In collaboration with VP of Education and Community Engagement, ensure that all learning programs meet the highest professional standards of innovation, quality, relevance, and engagement. Encourage programs that are creative, effective, cutting-edge, responsive, and equitable. Recommend and implement changes and improvements.
• Supervise 17-member artistic team for H+H learning activities for young people, including teaching arts and the Vocal Arts Program conductors, musicianship faculty, and accompanists. Manage and mentor the part-time Education Coordinator to be a successful and fulfilled member of the learning and community engagement team.
• Act as a liaison with key community partners, including Boston Public Schools, Boston Latin School, New England Conservatory, and the Massachusetts Music Educators Association.
• Proactively increase knowledge in topics related to this position, including trends in music education and urban education and the experiences of marginalized and at-risk communities.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Creative and strategic approach with passion for sharing music with all people and demonstrated experience designing and leading learning opportunities through music.
• Knowledge of choral techniques, vocal pedagogy, current trends in music education, the National Core Arts Standards, the Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework, and Baroque and Classical repertoire.
• Experience working in a public school setting and history of collaborating with children, parents, patrons, and educators.
• Bachelor’s degree in music education or equivalent professional experience. Advance degree in a related field preferred.
• Leadership and management skills to effectively oversee, mentor, and motivate staff.
• Knowledge of Greater Boston’s communities and arts ecosystem.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
• Exceptional communication skills and attention to detail.
• Experience collaborating and connecting with historically marginalized communities.
• Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, or another language spoken by new Bostonians is desirable.
• Authentic interest in advocacy for music education and the Handel and Haydn Society.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends as required for concerts and events. Availability to attend occasional rehearsals of the Vocal Arts Program on Saturday mornings at Boston Latin School is essential.
For more information on Handel and Haydn Society and to apply, visit http://handelandhaydn.org/about/employment/.

Compensation: Competitive compensation including benefits, commensurate with experience. 

I Am A: Member of the Longy Community

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June 26

Teaching Artist (Piano)

Contact Name: Brendan Burns
Contact Email: bburns(at)bmsmusic.org

Phone: 617-277-4593   

Opportunity Type: Teaching

Description of Opportunity: Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a Teaching Artist in Piano for immediate appointment to teach both during the summer term and the upcoming school year beginning September 2017. At BMS, private piano students range in age from six years to adult. This position will also include frequent accompanying duties at student recitals and events, and may include teaching group classes and coaching chamber music ensembles. Teaching takes place at Kennard House, our main location, with additional instruction in the Brookline Public Schools. 

Start Date: Fall Semester (Around Sept. 5th, 2017)

Compensation: Competitive

I Am A: Member of the Longy Community

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June 22

Music Minister Needed

Name: Betsy Cowan
Email: betsymcowan(at)gmail.com

Phone: 617-997-6598  

Opportunity Type: Job (Arts Administration or similar)

Description of Opportunity: Ministry Opportunity with Forest Hills Covenant Church (Boston, Mass.)
Forest Hills Covenant Church is a multi-ethnic, intergenerational, and Christ-centered church in Boston, a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church and recipient of the East Coast Conference MOVE Award. 

We are seeking two music ministers to lead our congregation in dynamic and authentic worship that reflects the variety of the “heart music” of our people including hymns, gospel, and contemporary worship music. 

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
Successful candidates for both positions will love Jesus deeply and will lead music in thoughtful blended worship. Successful candidates will be passionate about worship and ministry, and will have strong experience in and being willing to work as a team with pastoral staff and volunteers. They will also have strong Christian commitment in keeping with the Covenant Affirmations (http://www.bostoncov.org/aboutourfaith). While this position is a lay position, as a ministry leader, adherence to Ethical Guidelines for Covenant Ministers (http://www.covchurch.org/resources/ethical-principles) is expected.


We are open to one person filling both positions if they are able.
See both of the job descriptions below. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply!

Worship Leader (Part-time)
Job Description
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will demonstrate that he or she:
Has strong experience leading a variety of styles of worship as an excellent instrumentalist and vocalist;
Is a leader who cares about people and brings a fresh enthusiasm to this position.

MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Plan music for worship with direction from Sr. Pastor and in collaboration with others.
Build and lead volunteer worship teams by recruiting, mentoring, developing and encouraging team members.
Lead the Sunday worship services, while also developing other team members to lead worship.
Meet weekly with Sr. Pastor and team and communicate music plans to church administrative assistance each week.
Provide other accompaniment as needed. .
Plan and lead music on one weekend retreat each year.
Salary is $650/month, 8-10 hours/week
REPORT TO: Senior Pastor
COORDINATE: Volunteers
WORKS WITH: Pastors, lay leaders
Email opportunities(at)bostoncov.org to submit resume. Immediate opening.

Forest Hills Covenant Church values diversity and IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; people of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for available positions. Forest Hills Covenant Church does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, gender, age, or disability.

Contact: Email opportunities(at)bostoncov.org to submit resume. Immediate opening.

Start Date: 07/15/2017

Compensation: $650/month 8-10 hrs/wk

I Am A: Worship coordinator at a local church 

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June 19

Baritone or Tenor Section Leader

Name: Mary Jodice
Email: maryjodice1(at)gmail.com

Phone: 617-513-8747

Opportunity Type: Gig
Description of Opportunity: I am looking for a Baritone or tenor section leader to join my church choir.
St Andrews Episcopal Church in Marblehead Mass. Rehearsal Tuesday night at 7:30, and Sunday at 9:00. Extra renumeration for Evensong and special services.

Contact: Mary Jodice (contact info above)

Start Date: 09/05/2017 

End Date: 06/10/2018

Compensation: $75/week

I Am A: Director of Music

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June 14

TENOR, SOPRANO, BARITONE NEEDED

Name: Carlton Doctor
Email: garden.no3(at)rcn.com

Phone: 617-620-8304


Opportunity Type: Tenor, Soprano, Baritone - Church Choir
Description of Opportunity: Three positions (church job) are available for a Soprano, Tenor & Baritone in a twelve member vocal ensemble. The ensemble sings for the church services at The Church On The Hill, 140 Bowdoin Street, Boston. Every member of this ensemble is a solo singer and good sight reader. The rehearsals are on Sunday mornings at 9:15 a.m. and the service is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The rehearsals and services are only on Sunday. The pay is $80. Please contact: Carlton Doctor (617-620-8304) or garden.no3(at)rcn.com to arrange an audition time.

Start Date: 09/10/2017

End Date: 06/24/2017

Compensation: $80 per service

I am a: Minster of Music

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June 5

ACTORS/SINGERS

Name: S. Bernstein
Email: sjbt27(at)gmail.com

Phone: 508-877-3590 OR 508-250-7955


Opportunity Type: Actor/Singer
Description of Opportunity: Pianist/Music Director needed for forthcoming production. Staged reading, concert performance

Performance Dates: July 22 @ 7pm & July 23 @ 2pm

For more information, please contact Mr. Bernstein

508-877-3590

508-250-7955

Or email at: sjbt27(at)gmail.com

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June 5

PIANIST/MUSIC DIRECTOR

Name: S. Bernstein
Email: sjbt27(at)gmail.com

Phone: 508-877-3590 OR 508-250-7955


Opportunity Type: Pianist/Accompanist
Description of Opportunity: Pianist/Music Director needed for forthcoming production. Staged reading, concert performance

Performance Dates: July 22 @ 7pm & July 23 @ 2pm

For more information, please contact Mr. Bernstein

508-877-3590

508-250-7955

Or email at: sjbt27(at)gmail.com

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May 29

TENOR SECTION LEADER

Name: Robert Eaton
Email: rpesing(at)gmail.com

Phone: 508-769-1435
Opportunity Type: Tenor Section Leader
Description of Opportunity: First Baptist Church Lexington seeks a Tenor section leader for Thursday evening rehearsal and Sunday morning service. Small but talented choir with paid quartet. There are solo opportunities but good reading ability and ensemble experience are important. Contact rpesing(at)gmail.com

Start Date: 9/7/2017

End Date: Unknown

Compensation: $115/week

I Am A: Minister of Music

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May 25

TEACHING OPPORTUNITY

Name: Svetlana Ostrovskaya
Email: nma(at)newtonmusicacademy.com

Opportunity Type: Teaching

Phone: 617-630-0952

Description of Opportunity: Newton Music Academy is looking for qualified piano & voice instructors to join our team. Teaching hours are after school and weekends. 
$38-$40/hr or higher, depending if you choose to teach at the academy or at student's homes and on your teaching experience.

Start Date: 9/3/2017

End Date: 6/23/2018

Compensation: $38-$40/hr

I Am A: Newton Music Academy, Director

Additional Comments:

Applicant needs to:
-Own a reliable car to get to our school. There is no public transportation to our location 
- Be willing to sign a contract through June 2018. 
- Have Master's or Bachelor's degree for the instrument you offer to teach. 
- Extensive experience teaching young children is strongly preferred 
- Availability to teach on Saturday/Sunday is a plus. 

The pay starts with $38-$40/hr and higher, depending if you choose to teach at the academy or at student's homes and on your teaching experience. 
Please visit http://www.newtonmusicacademy.com for information about our academy.

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May 18

SUPPORT TEACHING ARTISTS (STRINGS)

Name: Graciela Briceno
Email: gbriceno(at)jqorchestra.org
Phone: 561-635-8687
Opportunity Type: Teaching
Description of Opportunity:

Open Position (2017-2018): Support Teaching Artist (STRINGS)

Commitment: Monday thru Friday, 7:45-9:30AM + concerts 

Organization Description: The mission of Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program (JQOP) is to ensure the long-term musical and social success of all students, and to positively impact them and their families through quality education and performance. JQOP is inspired by El Sistema, the Venezuelan program that uses intensive, joyful, and ensemble-based music instruction to teach children social-emotional skills. In the 2017-18 school year, JQOP will serve 200 students in eight ensembles, including six string orchestras of various levels (beginner to advanced). All rehearsals take place before school at Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. For more information, visit http://www.jqop.org. 

Position Description: Support Teaching Artists (TAs) assist Orchestra Directors with set up, tuning instruments, helping students during rehearsals, and leading instrument sectionals, small-group lessons, and music theory classes. The six string orchestras include students in kindergarten through seventh grade, with various levels of experience ranging from beginner to six years in the program. TAs will be assigned to one or two ensembles, or support students from multiple ensembles through private and small-group lessons. TAs will work in collaboration with the Program Manager and Orchestra Directors to facilitate both ensemble learning and individual student progress. TAs will teach in alignment with JQOP’s curriculum and the El Sistema’s philosophy of musical excellence and social inclusion. All staff will ensure the highest quality learning experience for all students, support each child holistically, and be an active member of the Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program community.

Responsibilities
·Team teach and support full-orchestra rehearsals of 30-40 students; lead sectionals, music theory classes, and private or small-group lessons as planned by the Program Manager and Orchestra Directors; work with students on repertoire, sight-reading, ear-training, and string technique
·Collaborate with administrative staff and fellow Teaching Artists to create a shared curriculum and pedagogy for the orchestra, as well as ensemble goals and evaluation tools for student progress
·Attend all staff meetings and professional development opportunities offered through the program
·Attend all concerts and community events/performances (gigs) for your ensemble

Qualifications
·Experience working with young string players, preferably in group settings
·Knowledge of string pedagogy, repertoire, technique, as well as classroom management skills
·Commitment to El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music instruction
·Passion for teaching and willingness to go above-and-beyond to ensure success for all students
·Flexibility and the capacity to work under frequent observation
·Strong interpersonal, professional, and communication skills


If interested, send a cover letter and résumé to Graciela Briceno at gbriceno(at)jqorchestra.org.

Start Date: 9/9/2017

End Date: 6/15/2018

Compensation: Part-Time Salary (no benefits), dependent on experience

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May 18

STRING ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR

Name: Graciela Briceno
Email: gbriceno(at)jqorchestra.org
Phone: 561-635-8687
Opportunity Type: Teaching
Description of Opportunity:

Open Position (2017-2018): String Orchestra Director

Monday thru Friday, 7:45-9:30AM + concerts 

Organization Description: The mission of Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program (JQOP) is to ensure the long-term musical and social success of all students, and to positively impact them and their families through quality education and performance. JQOP is inspired by El Sistema, the Venezuelan program that uses intensive, joyful, and ensemble-based music instruction to teach children social-emotional skills. In the 2017-18 school year, JQOP will serve 200 students in eight ensembles, including six string orchestras of various levels (beginner to advanced). All rehearsals take place before school at Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. For more information, visit http://www.jqop.org. 

Position Description: The String Orchestra Director will lead one of JQOP’s six string ensembles. Each orchestra is comprised of students with a specific playing level, from beginners (1-2 years on instruments, first/second grade) to advanced (5-6 years on instruments, sixth/seventh grade). The String Orchestra Director will follow the JQOP Curriculum and work in collaboration with Support Teaching Artists to select repertoire, plan daily lessons, prepare for concerts, and ensure that students learn appropriate strings technique, music notation, and orchestra culture. Additionally, as JQOP equally supports social development and musical growth, the String Orchestra Director will ensure that social-emotional skills are developed within the fabric of rehearsals and sectionals, including, but not limited to, leadership, kindness, self-control, and perseverance. The String Orchestra Director will work with all JQOP staff and teachers to ensure the highest quality learning experience for all students.

Responsibilities
·Lead a string orchestra of 30-40 students in 1st-7th grade (grades dependent on ensemble)
·Team teach the following with 1-2 Support Teaching Artists: orchestra repertoire, strings technique, music theory, leadership/mentorship, and social development; context for lessons includes orchestra rehearsals, instrument sectionals, and small-group lessons
·Collaborate with administrative staff and Teaching Artists to create a shared curriculum and pedagogy for the orchestra, as well as ensemble goals and evaluation tools for student progress
·Attend all staff meetings and professional development opportunities offered through the program
·Attend all concerts and community events/performances (gigs) for your ensemble

Qualifications
·2+ years experience leading youth orchestras & teaching young string players in a group setting
·Strong knowledge of string pedagogy, repertoire, technique and curriculum development
·Strong teaching and classroom management skills, education background/degree preferred
·Commitment to El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music instruction
·Passion for teaching and willingness to go above-and-beyond to ensure success for all students
·Strong interpersonal, professional, and communication skills

If interested, send a cover letter and résumé to Graciela Briceno at gbriceno(at)jqorchestra.org.

Start Date: 9/9/2017

End Date: 6/15/2018

Compensation: Part-Time Salary (no benefits), dependent on experience

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May 17

CHILDREN'S CHOIR DIRECTOR

Name: Graciela Briceno
Email: gbriceno(at)jqorchestra.org
Phone: 561-635-8687
Opportunity Type: Teaching
Description of Opportunity:

CHILDREN'S CHOIR DIRECTOR

Commitment: Monday thru Friday, 7:45-9:30AM + concerts

Organization Description: The mission of Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program (JQOP) is to ensure the long-term musical and social success of all students, and to positively impact them and their families through quality education and performance. JQOP is inspired by El Sistema, the Venezuelan program that uses intensive, joyful, ensemble-based music instruction to help children develop social-emotional skills. In the 2017-18 school year, JQOP will serve 200 students in eight ensembles, including the Children’s Choir. All rehearsals take place before school at Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. For more information, visit our website at http://www.jqop.org. 

Position Description: The Choir Director will lead a vocal ensemble of 15-20 students in 2nd-5th grade. Choir students are in 2nd-5th grade and have varying levels of singing experience. This position will be supported by a Teaching Artist, who will play piano accompaniment during rehearsals and assist with sectionals. The Choir Director will select repertoire, plan a weekly schedule of rehearsals, sectionals, and small-group lessons, and facilitate student learning of ear training, music notation, and vocal technique. The Choir Director will teach in alignment with JQOP’s curriculum, pedagogy, and El Sistema’s philosophy of musical excellence and social inclusion for all students. All staff will ensure the highest quality learning experience for all students, support each child holistically, and be an active member of the Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program community.

Responsibilities
•Lead daily choir rehearsals and sectionals, comprised of 15-20 students in 2nd-5th grade
•Team teach with the Choir Teaching Artist choral repertoire, ear training, vocal technique, and music theory in the context of ensemble rehearsals, sectionals, and small-group lessons
•Collaborate with the Choir Teaching Artist and Program Manager to create a shared curriculum and pedagogy for the choir, as well as ensemble goals and evaluation tools for student progress
•Attend all staff meetings and professional development opportunities offered through the program
•Attend all concerts and community events/performances (gigs) for your ensemble

Qualifications
•Music education background/degree preferred
•2+ years experience leading youth choirs & working with young choral students in a group setting
•Strong knowledge of vocal pedagogy, repertoire, technique, and classroom management skills
•Commitment to El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music instruction
•Passion for teaching and willingness to go above-and-beyond to ensure success for all students
•Flexibility and the capacity to work under frequent observation
•Strong interpersonal, professional, and communication skills


If interested, send a cover letter and résumé to Graciela Briceno at gbriceno(at)jqorchestra.org.

Start Date: 9/9/2017

End Date: 6/15/2018

Compensation: Part-Time Salary (no benefits), dependent on experience