Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is a Catholic, Dominican college-preparatory high school whose mission is to educate young women for a life of faith, integrity and truth. We are currently seeking a part-time high school Music instructor who can teach choral and instrumental music; as well as provide musical direction for the musical theater production, including leading a chorus, coaching principles, and coordinating management of the show with the director and choreographer. Applicants must be comfortable with teaching a wide variety of music styles and must act as conductor/teacher for the school ensemble orchestra.
Direct musical theater shows and conduct/play piano during musical theater production
Run vocal rehearsal and arrange professional orchestra for annual production
Plan and implement various student music concerts throughout the year
Assess the need for equipment and educational materials
Conduct choral rehearsals and instruct members on their individual parts
Collaborate with theater teacher on annual music production
Teach students musical parts for annual music production
Accompany cast and small ensembles on the piano
Teach student members of the orchestra/band
This position requires:
Minimum 2-4 years’ experience teaching choral and instrumental music
MFA/BFA in music performance/composition; Bachelor of Music Education preferred
Experience with and openness to using instructional technology
Proficiency in playing and teaching the piano, and have knowledge of vocal and string instrument techniques
Strong knowledge and skill with general and contemporary music history, theory, musicianship, vocal pedagogy and music technology
Knowledge of and practical experience in teaching instrumental technique and leading a chamber ensemble
Excellent classroom management, communication and organization skills
An ability to convey a love of music to the students
We seek educators who are able and eager to collaborate with colleagues and students on interdisciplinary research projects and have experience with instructional technology and innovative teaching strategies. All faculty are involved in co-curricular programs and should share in a commitment to a holistic approach to educating our young women.
We offer a rich and supportive environment, and a chance to make a difference in this important position. To learn more about Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, visit our website at www.fsha.org. If this sounds like the career move you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put the job title in the subject line.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.