Music Teacher, Band Director
Company: Music & Arts
Posted on: September 15, 2023
Description We are looking for music educators to join our Music
Education Services department for teaching positions! This role
will provide music instruction at local schools. Ideal educators
will have a passion for teaching music and a high level of energy.
Interviewing now for Fall 23 School Year! Essential Functions (not
- Teach music classes in schools both in group settings and in
one-on-one settings based on contracts with each school. Class
sizes vary from a few students to over 50 kids.
- Use recruiting tools, set up instrument testing events,
recruitment nights, and other programs to entice kids at a school
to join the band/orchestra program. This may require on-site
activities after school hours.
- Prepare lesson plans, curriculum and benchmarking for all
students, report on the progress of students against those
benchmarks via progress reports and report cards. Benchmarks for
each instrument and experience level will be provided.
- Maintain quality relationships with school administration and
principals to secure schedules for classes, notify schools of
changes to classes or schedules, and notify the office if students
are not attending or have other issues in class.
- Coordinate concerts, solo & ensemble activities, and other
events and performances to engage with students and parents.
- Work with retail store and education representatives to make
sure students have the instrument and supplies necessary to be
successful in class.
- Teach summer lessons and continuing education activity to
students that wish to continue over the summer.
- Additional duties as assigned. About Music & Arts Music & Arts
embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our
teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to create
lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling
musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost
indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We
believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and
integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion. The first Music
& Arts was located in a small house in Bethesda, MD and run by
founder Benjamin O'Brien. When Music & Arts opened its doors in
1952, we offered printed music, music lessons, dance lessons, and
art supplies. Ben decided shortly after opening his business that
he wanted to focus on music to better serve his customers a
decision that remains intact to this day. Since the 1990's, Music &
Arts has expanded nationwide through organic growth and a series of
acquisitions and mergers with other music dealers. In 2005, Music &
Arts joined forces with American Music to become the largest band
and orchestra instrument retailer in the United States. Based in
Frederick, MD, Music & Arts is now part of the Guitar Center
enterprise and comprises 225+ retail stores, 200+ educational
representatives, and 250+ affiliate locations. To join our band,
you'll need the following experience:
- Bachelor's Degree is required in Music Education
- 3-5 years of music teacher experience (new grads may be
considered with required completion of internal training and
- State Teaching license required
- Valid state driver's license and automotive insurance Love this
gig and want to apply? Send your resume and cover letter today
along with salary expectations! Music & Arts is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment
opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other
protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws.
All employment decisions are based on valid job related
requirements. If you are a qualified individual with a disability
or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to
use or access our website, you may request a reasonable
accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can
request reasonable accommodation by calling 1 ext. 2862 or by
sending an email to .
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