Current Teaching Vacancies
POSITION: Experienced Classical Guitar teacher who is comfortable and dynamic in both studio and group class settings, can interact with a diverse student and parent population, and is dedicated to high quality training of young guitarists. Specific needs are to teach students of all ages (age 5 to adult) and levels (beginner to advanced) in the guitar department and the Guitar for Young Children Program (GYC) at the at the Towson branch and downtown Baltimore campus of the Peabody Preparatory, a division of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree or equivalent experience and training preferred. Must love working with young children. Extensive experience teaching private lessons and experience working within the Guitar for Young Children program, or similar program, required. Group class teaching experience and pedagogical training strongly preferred.
DUTIES: Teaching guitar to GYC students (Levels 1 & 2) and non-GYC students (intermediate – advanced levels) private guitar lessons at the Towson Branch and the main campus; faculty meeting attendance; Fret Festival participation; GYC/Student Recital concert participation. Opportunities to perform in faculty recitals.
START: Late June, 2017.
LOCATION: The Peabody Preparatory shares space with the Peabody Conservatory in downtown Baltimore, and also has three satellite branches in the communities of Towson, Annapolis and Howard County, MD. The Preparatory is more than 110 years old and has approximately 2,200 students studying all orchestral instruments, guitar, piano, dance, theory, early childhood, orchestra, chamber music and more. Our faculty is comprised of highly skilled and dedicated individuals. We embrace the novice as well as the serious student aspiring toward a career in music.
COMPENSATION: Dependent upon experience.
CONTACT: For further information, contact Zane Forshee, Chair of the Guitar Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org. A video of you teaching a group class and some of your students performing is recommended. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to: Mr. Gavin Farrell, Executive Director. The Peabody Preparatory. 21 E. Mt. Vernon Place. Baltimore, MD 21202. To send via email, please email Ms. April Tune, Preparatory Administrative Coordinator, at email@example.com.
Applications will close June 5, 2017; interviews will be held later in June.
The Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
POSITION: Early Childhood (birth to 6) music teacher to teach in the Early Childhood Music Department at the Peabody Preparatory, a division of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. The early childhood program is a leading edge, researched based, and 15 year established curriculum developed and adapted by Dr. Eric Rasmussen, department chair, from the Music Learning Theory of Edwin Gordon. Specific needs of the position are to teach 2-3 classes on two mornings a week at both our Towson Campus, and Downtown Campus, with the potential to expand to a new Howard County Campus location near Columbia, MD.
DUTIES: Teaching from 9:30-12:00 on Saturdays at the Peabody Preparatory’s Downtown or Towson campus beginning with the summer 2017 and continuing with the 2017-18 session Additional hours may be added for the fall.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree or equivalent experience and training strongly preferred. Experience and an exceptional manner with children from birth to 5 years; excellent musicianship; comfortable in (or able to easily learn) melodies in all tonalities and meters.
Additional preferred qualifications:
A background in early childhood music
A degree in music education, music, early childhood and/or other applied area
Other previous teaching experience with ages newborn to five
Basic keyboard or guitar skills
Note: The applicant selected for this position must be willing to receive additional training in the Early Childhood Music curriculum at Peabody Preparatory. Successful candidates for these positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
COMPENSATION: Dependent upon experience.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position is open until filled.
START: Summer session – June 2017.
For further information contact:
Eric Rasmussen, Chair
Early Childhood Music Department
Interested applicants, please send your resume with cover letter to:
Gavin Farrell, Executive Director
21 East Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.