2021-2022 School Year

Group Piano Teacher

Job Description

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a GROUP PIANO TEACHER to teach piano classes for children ages 4 and above, beginning in fall 2021.

The successful applicant will have excellent piano and musical skills, an understanding of child development, and preferably experience with Gordon’s Music Learning Theory. Commitment to one weekend teaching day is a must. In-person teaching takes place at our main Kennard House location and at select Public Schools of Brookline locations.

While this position is posted as part-time, there is a possibility this position can be combined with the Coordinator of Group Classes for Young Children position and/or an Early Childhood Music Teacher position to result in a full time position with eligibility for benefits. If you are interested in combining this position with other responsibilities, please indicate this in your application materials.

Job 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.

How To Apply

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org. Please put 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. No phone calls please.

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.

Contact Us

Brookline Music School is a nonprofit organization that has provided excellence in music education to the Greater Boston community since 1924. We rely on the generous support of our donors to benefit the community through music.

Brookline Music School welcomes students of all ages. Enrollment is open year-round so students may begin private lesson study at any time. Join us!

Office Hours

  • Monday - 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Tuesday - 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Wednesday - 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Thursday - 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Friday - 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Saturday - 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Sunday - 8:00am to 7:00pm