Cello Faculty Member

General Music

Close Date
16 Aug 2019

Summary of Position

This position is responsible to the respective Department Chair and Director of In-House Programs.  The general faculty member provides quality one-on-one 30-minute, 45-minute, and 60-minute music instruction to students ranging from elementary school age to adults. CMCB is looking for a faculty member who is available to teach weekly on Saturdays, with potential to teach on weekdays. Bilingual speakers (Spanish, Mandarin, or Cantonese) are highly encouraged to apply.

Start Date:                 Classes Begin Saturday, September 07, 2019 with a Faculty Orientation on Thursday, September 05, 2019 

Status:                        Part-Time 

Reports to:                Director of In-House Programs

Works Closely With: Director of In-House Programs, String Department Chair, and Registration Staff

General Responsibilities

●        Be knowledgeable about CMCB’s mission and policies 

●        Teach students according to curricular guidelines

Specific Responsibilities 

Studio Management and Retention

●        Manage teaching studio and work with Registrar on resolving scheduling conflicts

●        Prepare students for evaluations and performances

●        Hold at least one studio recital during the school year (if studio size is small, combine with another faculty studio)

●        Accurately update and maintain studio attendance sheets

●        Maintain open and regular communication with parents and students to support educational progress

●        Contact students/parents if there are any unexpected absences

●        Sign students up to participate in a minimum of 1 workshop and 1 recital per semester

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 Front Office regarding teaching schedule changes

●        Respond to requests from CMCB staff in a timely manner

●        Communicate with Department Chair on curriculum expectations

Other Duties as assigned by Department Chair

Essential Qualifications

●        A Bachelor’s degree in music performance or education with knowledge in the field of cello performance/pedagogy or equivalent experience

●        A minimum of 2 years teaching experience

●        Must have experience working with diverse populations of students 

●        The successful candidate will have a commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as pedagogical and professional values

●        Availability on Saturdays

●        Knowledge in a diverse range of styles preferred (i.e. Classical, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Folk, and/or Popular Music)

●        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

●        Bilingual (Spanish, Mandarin, or Cantonese) skills are a plus but not required

To Apply:

Please upload your resume and cover letter to: https://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/85

Please direct the cover letter to:

Marie Tai, Chief Operations Officer

Please no phone calls, emails or walk-ins

Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer