Education Through Music – Immediate Openings for Music Teachers

11 Nov

Music Teachers – Band/Choral/Orchestra

Job posted by Education Through Music, Inc.

Job description:

Education Through Music (ETM) seeks highly qualified music teachers (Pre-K through 8th Grade) who are passionate in their support of music as a core subject, and want to build music programs in New York City schools and forward their professional careers.

ETM is currently seeking music teachers in these areas:

–        General Music (Choral)

–        General Music (String Orchestra)

–        General Music (Band)

Job responsibilities include:

  • Serving as school music faculty
  • Coordinating and developing the in-school music program with program staff
  • Producing two all-school concerts each year

Each music teacher’s program is designed in consultation with ETM Program Staff and based on ETM’s curriculum and benchmarks. Lesson planning is required and will be reviewed on a regular basis.
We provide all ETM Music Teachers with ongoing professional development, training and mentoring.

  • An elective employee-contributed health coverage plan is available
  • Opportunities for tuition reimbursement
  • Part-time and full-time teaching opportunities available

Pedagogical approach is Orff influenced and we provide a variety of tools and resources including:

  • Hand-percussion
  • Orff Instruments
  • Handbells
  • Keyboards
  • Recorders
  • Guitars
  • Technology

Applicants must possess a BA or Master’s Degree in Music, Education, or Fine Arts (Music Education a plus). Previous classroom teaching experience is strongly preferred.

  • ETM welcomes applicants who hold or are pursuing certification, and seeks placements that will support the career advancement of certified teachers. NOTE: Individuals who do not currently hold ‘eligible’ status for classroom teaching from the NYC Department of Education (DOE) will be asked to undergo a fingerprinting and background check by the NYC DOE PETS system. Only those cleared by the DOE who receive ‘eligible’ status are eligible for hire by ETM.
  • Singing, conducting, keyboard, guitar and presentation skills are all pluses.
  • All those invited to interview will be asked to present a mock lesson to the discipline of the desired position.

How to apply:

To learn more about these positions and submit your application, please go directly to our website at:


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