Dedham School of Music

671 High Street
Dedham , MA 02026

Date Posted:
August 15, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Long-Term Substitute Piano Instructor


The Dedham School of Music is seeking a part-time substitute Piano Instructor to start in September of 2019 and continue through January to cover a teacher on maternity leave. This position has potential for long-term work. We look for an experienced, enthusiastic, diverse and driven teacher who is able to engage with students, teach them love for music, and understand how to best serve them. Willingness and ability to teach weekly Introduction to Piano class to up to 8 4-5 year olds a requirement, and occasional semi-private lessons (two beginner students) a plus.

This position is estimated to be for 3+ hours of private lessons on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday afternoons between 3pm and 8pm. As we approach the start of Fall semester, we will have a better idea of exact times. Days are non-negotiable.

Responsibilities include:

Providing lessons equal to the hours/weeks for which students are registered

Preparing students for required performance/assessment opportunities

Attending all faculty meetings for the contractual year

Performing in the end-of-year faculty recital

Maintaining correspondence with parents, students, and Employer with regards to scheduling, attendance, concerns, etc.


-Master's degree in piano performance, music education (piano focus), or extensive experience is required.

-1-3 years of teaching experience with young beginner through older advanced students.

How To Apply:

Please email a current resume and references to Amy Fichera, Executive Director - 

Apply by:
August 17, 2019
47.00 per hour
About this Organization:
The Dedham School of Music (DSM) is a small not-for-profit organization founded in 2008 to culturally enrich the town of Dedham and surrounding communities by providing a supportive environment for musicians of all ages and abilities to perform, create, appreciate, and learn to play music. DSM is a community music school that provides private and group music instruction, after school instrumental group lessons at local public schools, and performances for the public in and around the Dedham community.