POSITION: Violinist 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.
DUTIES: Teach violin in the Young People's String Program for beginners through Suzuki Book 7, and possibly students through advanced levels, in the String Department. Specific duties include teaching on Saturdays at the main campus in downtown Baltimore and possibly one weekday afternoon/evening at one of the Preparatory branches (Towson, Howard County). Other duties include assisting with two Saturday YPSP group classes at the main campus 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 and experience, 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.
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. The Preparatory is more than 100 years old and has approximately 2,000 students studying all instruments, dance, theory, early childhood, orchestra and more. We embrace the novice as well as the serious student aspiring to a career in music.
*Location during Covid-19: due to the Covid-19 Pandemic most teaching will be delivered through remote instruction for the fall semester.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred. Must love and have experience teaching young children as well as having completed appropriate and relevant violin/viola pedagogy classes. Experience teaching Suzuki repertoire, familiarity with Paul Rolland's approach, and comfort in teaching repertoire outside of and beyond Suzuki books preferred.
Preferred: experience teaching with various virtual modalities and comfort in using technology to teach on a remote basis.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. Video links to your teaching are encouraged. The Position will remain open until filled, but for best consideration apply by August 15, 2020