Middle School Music Teacher (Vocal/General)

Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School
New York, NY
Posted On:
May 11, 2023


Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is seeking a full-time, middle school music teacher to teach a combination of general music classes and middle school chorus.



Bachelor’s degree in music education (masters preferred)
Have at least three years of experience teaching music in a classroom setting
Certification in at least one prominent music education pedagogical system/philosophy (e.g. Kodaly, Orff, MLT, etc.)
Piano proficiency
Knowledge and understanding of voice pedagogy
Strong personal musicianship skills
Demonstrates the ability to develop and adapt pedagogy, curriculum, and assessments for students with a range of skill levels and learning styles
Dynamic, creative, and growth-oriented
Have excellent collaboration and communication skills


Teaching the Middle School General Music curriculum as assigned to students in Grades 5-7
Conducting the Middle School Chorus, comprised of students in grades 5-7
Participate in the planning and facilitation of concerts, music festivals, and in-school performances
Participating in faculty meetings, grade-level meetings and department meetings with music department colleagues
Musical Director of the annual middle school musical

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume by applying through the linked web posting.

Cover letters should be addressed to Abigail Rojas, the Assistant Middle School Director. Please add “Middle School Music Teacher (Vocal/General)” in the subject line.