Upper School Instrumental Music Teacher

Rockville, Maryland
Commensurate with highest degree and prior years' teaching experience
Mar 08, 2020
Grade Level
High School, Middle School
Job Type

Come join a committed, caring, talented faculty in delivering an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education. Together, we ensure a vibrant Jewish future through the growth of confident, compassionate thinkers who engage the world through Jewish values.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is seeking an enthusiastic Instrumental Music educator for the middle and high school levels for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a middle school band and high school instrumental ensembles, instructing them in a variety of repertoire
  • Teaching sectional rehearsals for middle school students
  • Teaching other music courses as needed, such as general music studies, intro to piano, intro to guitar, and/or basic songwriting
  • Preparing student musicians for pit orchestra, assembly performances, and evening concerts on campus and - on rare occasions - elsewhere in the community

The ideal candidate holds a BA in Music or Music Education, MA or MFA preferred, and has two or more years of highly successful teaching experience.  We are interested in creative, passionate individuals who have strong classroom management skills, and who can work with a range instruments as well as student musicians of different skill levels. 

Knowledge of sound equipment is desired.  The ability to accompany students on the piano is highly desired, but not required.  Ability to arrange music to fit a diverse range of instruments is important for this position.  Familiarity with Jewish music is not required, but certainly a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest, resume and references to www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code MU200.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. 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.