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Updated on 4.12.17

EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC TEACHER – 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a part-time EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC TEACHER to teach music classes for children ages 0 to 8. The successful applicant will be charismatic, playful, creative, and energetic, with excellent musical skills, an understanding of child development, and experience with Gordon’s Music Learning Theory. For qualified candidates, applicants may also have opportunities to teach group piano to young children.

QUALIFICATIONS


Brookline Music School seeks an individual with a proven record of teaching early childhood music classes who is passionate and committed to growing the early childhood program through solid pedagogy. Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential in order to represent the school to our students’ families. An undergraduate degree in music education or a related music field is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent is preferred.

TO APPLY


Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. References should include parents of at least two current or recent students. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.


GROUP PIANO TEACHER – 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a part-time GROUP PIANO TEACHER to teach piano classes for children ages 4 and above. The successful applicant will have excellent piano and musical skills, an understanding of child development, and experience with Gordon’s Music Learning Theory.

QUALIFICATIONS


Brookline Music School seeks an individual with a proven record of teaching early childhood music classes and/or piano who is passionate and committed to growing the BMS group piano program through solid pedagogy. Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential in order to represent the school to our students’ families. An undergraduate degree in music education or a related music field is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent is preferred.

TO APPLY


Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. References should include parents of at least two current or recent students. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.


MUSIC THERAPIST – IMMEDIATE OPENING

Brookline Music School seeks a part-time music therapist to: 

  • provide music therapy sessions for clients with a range of needs; and 
  • teach piano to children with exceptionalities as part of BMS’s Piano for All Children program.

This position is for a music therapist who is available to work at Brookline Music School’s Kennard Road location on Sundays, and ideally the flexibility to work other days as the position grows.

Brookline Music School offers competitive hourly compensation, regular supervision from an MT-BC, and ongoing opportunities for professional development.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant will have:

  • current MT-BC status or pass the exam within three months of hire;

  • experience with a broad range of clients, particularly children with ASD and other developmental needs;

  • excellent clinical musicianship; and

well-established piano technique and skills necessary to teach beginning piano to children with exceptionalities. 

TO APPLY

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a short musical proficiency demonstration using voice with piano and/or guitar. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.


ABOUT BROOKLINE MUSIC SCHOOL

Brookline Music School seeks to awaken and nurture musical interest, appreciation, and artistic excellence in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere; to offer a high standard of comprehensive music instruction to people of all ages and backgrounds from the local community; and to serve the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering generous tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year.

A private, nonprofit community school for the arts, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Founded in 1924 by the Brookline Public Schools, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. BMS became a private organization in the 1940s and was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1967.

Brookline Music School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran-status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

Brookline Music School
25 Kennard Road
Brookline, MA 02445
Phone: (617) 277-4593
Fax: (617) 277-4437

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