Adjunct Piano Instructor

Adjunct Piano Instructor

Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
Manhattan, NY
Posted On:
January 10, 2018


Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is a PreK-12 independent school in downtown Manhattan. The Léman Conservatory offers private music lessons and acting coaching during after-school hours. The Conservatory's encouraging environment allows students to gain confidence in their abilities, learn discipline and mastery, and, most importantly, enjoy their craft. We believe that passion for learning combined with dedication to excellence can make the Performing Arts a lifelong source of joy for our students. The Léman Conservatory private lesson program is seeking experienced, motivated, and engaging piano instructors to join our Conservatory faculty for spring 2018. Teachers will report to the Léman Conservatory Coordinator, who coordinates the program in conjunction with the Director of Fine Arts. Lessons are scheduled between 3:30-6:30 on weekdays depending upon the instructor’s and student’s availability. Standard clearances include background check, DOI fingerprinting, and drug screening upon hiring. Key Responsibilities: • Planning and teaching 45-minute, one-on-one private lessons for students in grades K-12 • Sequencing and differentiating instruction to ensure consistent progress and growth for each student • Setting and maintaining clear expectations for students regarding weekly practice and progress • Assigning appropriate weekly material consisting of sequenced technical exercises/etudes as well as repertoire • Communicating frequently with parents and the Léman Conservatory Coordinator • Submitting bi-weekly lesson logs to the Léman Conservatory Coordinator • Preparing students for the annual Léman Conservatory Recital each June • Preparing students for auditions or competitions (e.x. NYSSMA, college auditions, etc.) • Communicating in a professional and proactive manner • Maintaining positive interpersonal skills • Demonstrating independence and reliability


Required - Bachelor’s Degree in piano performance or music education with a piano focus
Preferred - Master’s Degree in piano performance or music education with a piano focus

3+ years of private teaching experience

Prior Knowledge:
Piano method books, technique training exercises, and repertoire.

How to Apply

Please send an email expressing your interest in the position to [email protected] with résumé attached as a .pdf or MS word document.

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