Music Teacher

Education Through Music, Inc.
New York City, NY
$52,324 - $62,212/year
Posted On:
May 14, 2024


About the Company: Education Through Music (ETM) 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. Responsibilities: 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 Individuals who do not currently hold 'eligible' status for classroom teaching from the NYC Department of Education (DOE) will be asked to undergo a fingerprinting and background check by the NYC DOE PETS system. Only those cleared by the DOE who receive 'eligible' status are eligible for hire by ETM. Please note that at this time, we are unable to provide H1B sponsorship/visas for this position. Applicants must be authorized to work in The United States without requiring sponsorship. We appreciate your understanding and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Education Through Music is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Benefits include: 12-month (year-round) payroll Paid time off- Sick days, personal days, school holidays and breaks, including summer break Employer-subsidized health insurance (Oxford/UnitedHealthcare) and employer-sponsored Health Reimbursement Account (currently up to $5,000/yr.) Teaching certification assistance Education Assistance Program (Reimbursement up to $5,000/yr. towards music education certification) 403B retirement plan Commuter Benefits (transit/parking) Available employee funded benefits include: Guardian dental and vision, Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Care Account (FSA/DCA), Guardian term life, Aflac, LegalShield Pay Range: $52,324 - $62,212/year


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

*** ability to walk up several flights of stairs, and lift up to 15lbs of equipment

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

How to Apply

We encourage you to apply through our Careers page There, you will find a detailed job description and instructions on how to apply.