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June 28th, 2013 in Event/News with NO COMMENTS

Voice Instructor at Boston Latin School

Summary of Position

This position is responsible to the respective Department Chair and Artistic Director. The voice faculty instructor provides quality one-on-one 30-minute, 45-minute, and 60-minute music instruction as well as group instruction to students on one week day (TBD) during after school hours (usually 2:30 – 5 p.m., but may be later depending on studio load).

Status:                       Part-Time – Minimum 2.5 Hours

Reports to:                Artistic Director and Department Chair

Works Closely With:           Artistic Director, BLS Satellite Coordinator, Registrar

Specific Responsibilities

Studio Management and Retention

  • Manage teaching studio and work with Registrar on resolving scheduling conflicts
  • Prepare students for audition, performances and evaluations
  • Hold at least one studio recital during the school year (if studio size is small, combine with another faculty studio)
  • Maintain studio attendance sheets and communicate with registrar about schedule changes
  • Maintain open and regular communication with parents and students to support educational progress
  • Contact students/parents if there are any unexpected absences
  • Visit BLS on an as-needed basis to recruit students and/or conduct master classes and sectionals.

Communication and Participation

  • Attend department meetings and annual all-faculty meeting as scheduled
  • Participate in departmental events, competitions, recitals, and concerts and encourage students to attend
  • Facilitate student participation in the annual Performathon fundraiser
  • Participate in annual department student evaluations
  • Communicate clearly with CMCB Front Office regarding teaching schedule changes
  • Respond to requests from CMCB staff in a timely manner
  • Communicate with Department Chair on curriculum expectations
  • Interface with BLS teachers regarding repertoire and audition needs.
  • Other Duties as assigned by Artistic Director or Department Chair

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in music, performance, or related field preferred
  • Strong background in contemporary styles along with classical training
  • Ability to motivate and/or inspire others
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills (engaging and professional)
  • Effectively communicate with others
  • Demonstrated ability to actively listen to and learn from others
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) – Ongoing training is provided in this area

Send resume and cover letter to: jobs@cmcb.org

Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s lively and multicultural South End. Our mission is to provide excellent music education to individuals and groups of all ages and abilities, transforming lives citywide. The Music Center serves more than 5,500 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social challenges

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