Part-Time Choral Director/Music Instructor

Church Farm School
Exton, PA United States

Position Available:          Part-Time Choral Director/Music Instructor       

Start Date:                          2023-2024 School Year               

FLSA Classification:         Exempt                


1001 E. Lincoln Highway

Exton, PA  19341


The Church Farm School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in grades 9-12 in the Episcopal tradition. Founded in 1918 and located in Exton, PA, Church Farm School prepares a diverse group of boys with academic ability and good character to lead productive and fulfilling lives by making a college preparatory education financially accessible. Additional information about CFS can be found at


CFS seeks an engaging, energetic, involved and collaborative music faculty member to serve as choral director and music instructor. This individual will lead a well-established choir and teach at least one other music class. We are looking for someone who has choral conducting experience, demonstrated mastery of piano and possesses a music or music education degree – a master’s degree is preferred. The ability to play the organ for Chapel services is a plus. This part-time position includes teaching two classes, which each meet three times a week, on a rotating schedule. Additional responsibilities will include attending regular school meetings and faculty meetings. While the position is offered as part-time and focuses on choral direction, full-time may be considered for candidates who can serve other roles such as teacher of piano, organ, theater, etc.

All candidates must be comfortable in a culturally diverse, all-male student boarding environment, and be able to nurture the development of students’ critical thinking, analytic skills, musical and performance skills.

The ideal candidate will join a collaborative arts department, share the joy of teaching in an all-male, culturally diverse, independent, boarding, college preparatory school, and will have an understanding and sensitivity to DEI matters as well as possessing cross-cultural competency skills.


  • Set the vision for the choir and cultivate the program
  • Lead choir and an advanced a capella group
  • Direct two major performances per year (winter and spring concerts)
  • Direct smaller performances throughout the year such as admissions/development events, Christmas Pageant, Chapel, spring event, graduation, etc.
  • Teach two music classes per semester
  • Select appropriate and varied repertoire to fit the vocal needs, abilities and interests of our students
  • Oversee, organize and maintain uniforms and equipment
  • Oversee, organize and maintain music scores in our Wenger library
  • Care for and maintain equipment and studio spaces
  • Structure classes and design learning goals, rubrics and assessments
  • Compose formal report card comments for each student multiple times a year
  • Participate in department, regular faculty/staff and grade level meetings, as well as professional development opportunities
  • Maintain regular school hours
  • Exhibit enthusiasm and joy while working collaboratively with colleagues and students
  • Be prepared to drive or otherwise transport choir members in school vehicles, including nine-passenger vans


Church Farm School offers competitive salaries, school housing or a housing stipend (when school housing is not available), a generous benefits package including retirement plan and medical insurance. The school is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Church Farm School welcomes and celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Contact Information

Apply by letter to the address above (Attn: Assistant Head of School) or by email to Include by separate attachments: cover letter indicating passion for the position; resume or curriculum vitae of qualifications and experiences; and names and contact information for three professional references. Please enter the position in the subject line of the email.