Music Teacher

$52,324 - $62,212 yearly
  • Education Through Music
  • New York, NY, USA
  • May 09, 2024
Full time Education

Job Description

About the Company

Education Through Music is a non-profit organization that partners with New York City Public Schools to place music teachers and programs back into school’s curricula. We are unique from other arts nonprofits in that we provide a bridge for teachers who are not certified to teach in public schools, build their program, and eventually be hired by a public school for the DOE. ETM has great reach in that we serve all five boroughs, we have partnerships with 50 public schools and provide music education to over 18,000 children. Music is a part of a well rounded education; it is essential for students' social and emotional well being and a critical tool for establishing equity and success. We are looking for teachers who are passionate about music and making a difference in their communities.


  • Serving as school music faculty
  • Coordinating and developing the in-school music program with program staff
  • Producing two school-wide concerts each year
  • Attending and assisting in school wide functions such as assemblies, graduation, after school activities
  • Comprehensive scope and sequencing of lesson planning
  • Reflect, implement, and improve upon existing processes

 Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Music/Arts or Related Field 
  • 1-3 years of teaching groups of up to 30 children
  • Ability to model quality singing in front of children
  • Sound musical knowledge
  • Knowledge of musical pedagogy practices

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s in Music Education or Related Field
  • Certified to teach in the state of New York or in any other state
  • 3-5 years of experience teaching in New York City Public Schools
  • Singing, conducting, keyboard, guitar and presentation skills are all pluses
  • Prior experience in teaching Band, Orchestra, Modern Band and Choir
  • Comfortability with Music Technology Software such as Soundtrap