TCCS Announcement: Third Street Music School Settlement Seeks Instrumental Music Teaching Artist

16 Nov

Third Street Music School Settlement
Recruiting for
Instrumental Music Teaching Artist

Well-established East Village Nursery School. Founded in 1894, Third Street Music School Settlement continues to nurture the imaginations of children through high quality music, dance and visual arts instruction. Each year, the School serves some 3,500 students, including 1,500 in its Young People’s Program and 2,000 in its MILES (Music Instruction on the Lower East Side) Program in the public schools.

Third Street accepts students of all ages and levels of ability and offers individual and group instruction in a variety of musical instruments, musicianship, theory, history, composition, chamber music, orchestra and other ensemble classes. The School has especially strong programs in Suzuki piano and strings, as well as chamber ensembles. Students interested in dance can choose from ballet, Flamenco and tap, as well as classes in movement and tumbling. Instruction in drawing, painting, ceramics, and collage are also available, as are preschool arts programs ranging from a fully licensed nursery school, ‘Learning, the Arts and Me’ (LAM), to classes in music, creative movement and art for toddlers. As a settlement school, Third Street welcomes those who simply desire to study music, dance and art for their own satisfaction, as well as those who are highly motivated and intend to pursue a professional career.

Job Description:

Third Street Music School Settlement, the country’s oldest community school of music, seeks teaching artists for weekly woodwind and brass/percussion group classes in after school public school classes.
Group class teaching artists are responsible for teaching 8 to 12 students. Classes highlight music-making in social settings, fosters teamwork through group playing, and nurtures a supportive community for students and families to the daily study of music.

The ideal candidate is an exceptional musician who truly enjoys working with young musicians from diverse backgrounds in a school environment. Group classes will take place twice a week through May.

Third Street provides professional development throughout the year for teaching artists in areas including classroom management, lesson planning, pedagogy, teaching methods, and more. Teaching artists are paid per session.


Expertise on a woodwind and/or brass instrument
Passion for music education and working with beginning musicians with diverse backgrounds and learning styles
Classroom management experience in a smaller group setting
Woodwind instruction experience on flute, clarinet, saxophones
Brass experience on trumpet and trombone
Spanish speaking desired, but not required
For more detailed information about this position and for application directions, please refer to TCCS Link, Job ID: 37344


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