Part-Time Private Voice Instructor and MS Choir Rehearsal Assistant
Germantown Academy, a coeducational PreK-12 independent school with 1,100 students in Fort Washington, PA, seeks a part-time, experienced private voice instructor and middle school choir rehearsal assistant to start in August 2019. This is a 10-month position. Compensation for private lessons is based on studio enrollment.
Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds. At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part. We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.
Organize weekly studio schedules, working closely with students to set a lesson time
Promote singing, bringing excitement and energy to students and their music learning
Implement a wide array of voice pedagogy
Organize yearly studio recital
Collaborate with Choir Director and Musical Theatre Director on preparing students for joint performances
Assist middle school choir director with three classes a rotation
Work closely with the Private Music Lesson Coordinator to help lead a growing studio
Contribute meaningfully to the larger school community
Candidates will demonstrate excellent work ethic, positive attitude, energized teaching, flexible collaboration, and empathy
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in vocal music performance or music education with voice emphasis, or equivalent teaching/performance experience
Exhibit master vocal performance skills, including classical, popular, and jazz styles
Ability to develop meaningful and constructive relationships with students
Demonstrate proficient piano skills, as needed for teaching one-on-one vocal instruction
Previous experience as a voice instructor and a significant choral background strongly preferred
Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at:
Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres. At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part. We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.