The Peabody Preparatory of the Johns Hopkins University
Â Â Adjunct Violin Teacher
POSITION:Â Violinist or violist to teach in the Suzuki/Rolland-based Young People's String Program (YPSP) and String Department at the Peabody Preparatory, a division of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Violists must have experience teaching violin at the elementary and intermediate levels.
DUTIES: Teach violin, and possibly viola, in the Young People's String Program (YPSP) for beginners through Suzuki Book 7 and students through advanced levels in the String Department. Specific duties include teaching one weekday afternoon/evening at the Peabody Preparatory's Towson branch and on Saturdays at the main campus in downtown Baltimore, assisting with two YPSP group classes at the main campus on Saturday mornings between 9:00 and 11:00 am, substitute teaching as needed, assisting with program rehearsals and performances, attending school and department faculty meetings, and aiding in the evolution of a creative department. Based on enrollment needs, there may also the possibility of teaching YPSP Group Classes in the future. Depending on the successful candidate's background, training and mentoring on the curriculum of the Young People's String Program will be required.
START DATE:Â September, 2018.
LOCATION: The Peabody Preparatory shares space with the Peabody Conservatory in downtown Baltimore, and offers strings at two satellite branches in the communities of Towson and Howard County, MD (Patapsco Middle School).Â The Preparatory is more than 100 years old and has approximately 2,000 students studying all instruments, dance, theory, early childhood, orchestra and more.Â We embrace the novice as well as the serious student aspiring to a career in music.Â
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred.Â Must love and have experience teaching young children as well as having completed appropriate and relevantÂ violin/viola pedagogy classes.Â Experience teaching Suzuki repertoire, familiarity with Paul Rolland's approach, and comfort in teaching repertoire outside of and beyond Suzuki books preferred.Â