MS and HS Strings Teacher

Grace Church School
New York, NY United States

Grace Church School’s mission of fostering academic excellence, ethical values, and an inclusive community anchors our program and informs our pedagogy and curriculum, preparing our students to lead meaningful and productive lives.  The school nurtures and educates the whole child, understanding that our humanity comprises mind, body, heart, and spirit.  We celebrate our differences, respect our diversity, and embrace our shared human experience.

About the Position

Grace Church School seeks to hire a talented music teacher and passionate musician to serve as a high school and middle school strings teacher.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Instructing our 5th–8th cello students in group lessons
  • Leading the middle school strings orchestra
  • Directing the 9th–12th grade violin, viola, and cello students in their string chamber groups
  • Other supervisory duties

Ideal candidates will have a degree in music education, a deep understanding of string pedagogy, a positive and collaborative attitude, and the skills and desire to help the School to grow its program.  The successful candidate will be able to foster student’s creativity and musical interests while providing them the foundational skills to express themselves on their instrument. Candidates should possess a diverse knowledge of string repertoire that will expose students to the classical canon, popular genres, and music composed by people of color.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required.
To apply, submit a résumé through the school’s website.

Our Commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism:

Grace Church School seeks to provide its students with an outstanding education and with the desire to use it to make the world a better place.  Every facet of our work is enhanced by the diversity and strength of our community. We believe that equity and inclusion are not only hallmarks of a just society, but also virtues essential to sound learning.  And so, Grace seeks to recognize and honor the unique gifts of its students, families, faculty, and staff—and the cultures, beliefs, values, and experiences that have shaped them—striving always to cultivate mutual understanding, humility, respect, and kindness.

But inclusion is not enough and equity is an impossibility if we cannot name, acknowledge, and oppose the forces of racism and all forms of bias, hate, and fear that exist in our society and that seek to diminish so many in our midst.  Knowing this, we commit ourselves to the work of anti-racism and to the cause of justice: that all students may find in Grace a home, may learn from Grace their precious worth, and may hear from Grace a call to serve the common good and the dignity of humanity.

Grace Church School is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

To apply, submit a résumé through the school’s website.

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