The music educator selected for this
position will provide a creative general music and movement program for Grade K-5
students in a Boston Public School. Class content will include singing, creative movement, rhythm
instrument, recorder, tin whistle, bucket drumming and/or ukulele instruction,
an introduction to the different families of instruments and music literacy,
appreciation and performance opportunities.
The music educator selected for this
position will be a strong educator and artist able to adapt the goals and
curriculum of our program to best utilize their own skill specialties, as well
as engage with and relate to the interests and abilities of their
students. Applicants should possess a
firm command of classroom management skills and the ability to work effectively
and enthusiastically with diverse student populations in an inclusive manner.
Applicants with an
interest/experience in creative youth development and social/emotional growth
are especially encouraged to apply.
Anticipated Start Date: October
2019 - June 30, 2020
Anticipated Schedule: Wednesdays: 9:15 AM-12:30 PM; Full School Year
Reports to: Director of School Outreach Program
Closely With: Director
of School Outreach, Partner School staff, Chief Programming Officer
leverage CMCB’s strong reputation as an extraordinary community music school to
sustain current programming and to develop future opportunities for expansion
highest level of programs and services that meets the needs of the communities
Be an active,
knowledgeable and visible ambassador for CMCB in the community.
teaching schedule consistently.
professional development workshops and department meetings as scheduled
throughout the year.
Attend a mid-year
and year-end coaching conference with supervisor.
Respond within 48
business hours to requests for information from supervisors.
lesson plans and complete professional development related tasks.
demonstrate departmental protocols and practices; demonstrate engagement with
annual instructional focus and organizational goal alignment.
and execute weekly lesson plans that engage students with diverse, relevant and
age-appropriate content in a creative manner.
challenging, accessible, and motivating repertoire via multiple teaching modalities
to create a comprehensive, inclusive and student-centered classroom experience.
behaviors consistently in a proactive manner that mirrors school protocols and
professional best practices.
coordinate with teaching professionals in a way that builds productive
professional relationships with both partner school staff and CMCB colleagues.
Present at least
two culminating performances annually.
degree in Music, Performing Arts, Education or equivalent experience
working with the arts, children and education
teaching general music education in a classroom setting
leadership skills and success working with children
cultural competency practices related to diversity, equity & inclusion
reliable, independent, and flexible work-style
excellent interpersonal communication skills & the ability to create
positive workplace relationships
Able to work
collaboratively with supervisors, colleagues and school staff
Must have a
passion for both arts education & working with diverse student populations
About this Organization:
Founded in 1910,Community Music Center of
Boston (the Music Center) transforms lives throughout Greater Boston by
providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts
experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 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 life needs.
Community Music Center of Boston is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Community Music Center of Boston policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.