Spence’s Performing Arts Department seeks an accomplished and visionary educator to lead the school’s Instrumental Music Program. Understanding the importance, nature, scope, and impact of our events and performances within the community, the Director of Instrumental Music will work with fellow Performing Arts colleagues to fulfill our mission of nurturing imagination and self-expression in a collaborative environment.
Coordinate and supervise all private instrumental lessons K-12
Create, coordinate, and supervise student chamber ensemble and orchestra programs
Teach instrumental music in some capacity
Manage schedules, budgets, payroll, signups, and website
Supervise care and maintenance of school instruments
Work as part of a larger team of music teachers across divisions to coordinate and implement curriculum
Spence is committed to an equitable program and a diverse faculty and student body. We therefore actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Note: Please include resume and cover letter as pdf attachments. Include candidate’s name in file names. (No phone calls or faxes, please.)
Finds joy in working with children and in school life
Leads with energy, kindness and a sense of humor
Demonstrates cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
Supports Spence’s commitment to equity
Has sustained teaching experience with K-12 students
Has experience as a professional instrumental musician
Demonstrates the ability to foster sustained collaboration and professional growth in a team
Has an advanced degree or equivalent professional experience?
Possesses strong writing, verbal, and organizational skills.
Demonstrates tact and professionalism working with a variety of constituencies
About The Spence School
The Spence School, founded in 1892, is an independent school for girls and young women with an enrollment of 750 students in Grades K–12.
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.