Director of Education

Job Description

Brookline Music School seeks a full-time dynamic music educator to work closely with faculty, families, staff and the local community to manage private instruction and classes, to develop and oversee curriculum, to lead faculty evaluation process and to collaborate with community partners. The Director of Education reports to the Executive Director.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Private instruction placement
  • Facilitation of group class enrollment
  • Coordination of accompanists
  • School-wide recitals and other events including workshop week and evaluations
  • Student progress reports and year-end parent conferences
  • Faculty hiring in conjunction with Executive Director
  • Teaching observations
  • Program analysis, design and implementation
  • Strategic plan implementation
  • Management of young children and group piano coordinators
  • Management of chamber music coordinator
  • Education-related website content
  • Community partnerships

Job Qualifications

Brookline Music School seeks an individual with strong administrative and leadership skills as well as exceptional interpersonal and communication skills who loves to be in the center of a vibrant organization. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have a proven record of management in a music school as well as music teaching and performance experience. He/she will possess excellent computer knowledge including proficiency with automated registration systems and with Microsoft and Google applications. Prior experience with ASAP is a plus. The Director of Education will possess an undergraduate degree in music education, performance or a related music field; a graduate degree or the equivalent is preferred.

How To Apply

Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, salary requirements and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to with the job title in the subject heading.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  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 is a private, nonprofit community school for the arts. Founded in 1924, it is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. BMS seeks to awaken and nurture musical interest, appreciation, and artistic excellence in students by offering comprehensive music instruction to people of all ages and abilities. The School serves the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year.

Faculty Professional Development

The superb quality of the School’s educational offerings is made possible by the high level of arts education, musicianship and pedagogical experience of the faculty. Over half of our internationally trained faculty members hold a Masters degree or higher. In order to attract and retain such stellar musicians, a Faculty Professional Development Program awards grants so that faculty members may continue to hone their skills with advanced training courses, workshops, master classes and ongoing lessons.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Brookline Music School does not discriminate on the basis of a person’s race, color, religion, disability, pregnancy or conditions related to the pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected genetic information, veteran status, military service or other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.