Elementary Band Director/Instrumental Music Teacher

Elementary Band Director/Instrumental Music Teacher

Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
New York, NY
Posted On:
May 21, 2021


The Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, an independent, International school located in Manhattan’s Financial District, seeks a highly qualified, motivated music educator to serve as the Lower School Band Director and support teacher for the Upper School Band program. This is a full-time position that will begin in late August 2021. The school seeks candidates who will offer an engaging and challenging Band program for Lower School students which incorporates a variety of music from different genres and cultures. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to anti-bias and anti-racism work and to fostering an inclusive learning community. Responsibilities include: • Directing the 4th and 5th Grade Bands • Teaching group lessons to 4th - 8th grade students on woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments from beginner to intermediate levels • Supporting the Middle and High School Band classes • Directing school concerts as well as off-campus performances • Preparing students for NYSSMA solo and ensemble festivals • Supporting and sponsoring activities/events outside of the typical school day, including directing after-school ensembles and possible private lesson teaching • Being a collaborative, contributing team member of the Fine Arts Department as well as the Lower School and Upper School divisions • Growing professionally in order to meet the changing responsibilities of the position


• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred; Music Education degree preferred
• Experience in teaching elementary music students in a school setting
• Experience in teaching in woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments
• Experience in using technology in the music classroom
• Familiarity with curriculum design
• Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
• Excellent interpersonal skills

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please send a letter of interest, a résumé, and contact information for three references to:

Lisa Nowicki, Director of Fine Arts at L.Nowicki@lemanmanhattan.org.