(Updated May 23, 2013)
Welcome to PMEA’s Internet Job Bank. This page contains a listing of jobs of interest to PMEA members. If there is a job in your district, please e-mail an announcement to one of the following addresses: email@example.com. Be sure to include contact information and deadlines. Allow a couple of days for updates to appear.
David Weiss, PMEA News Editor
Upper St. Clair School District K-12 Strings Positon
Assignments may include: grades 5-6 orchestra and string lessons at Boyce MS (grades 5-6), grades 7-8 orchestra and string lessons at Fort Couch (grades 7-8), and high school string orchestra.
Please direct interested candidates to go the Upper St. Clair School District website for instructions on applying for this position: http://www.uscsd.k12.pa.us/
The deadline to apply is June 3, 2013.
FERNDALE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Music Teacher/Band Director
(Certification in music)
Send cover letter, resume, PA Standard Teaching Application, transcripts,
PA teaching certificate, references, Act 34, Act 151, FBI Clearances, PDE-6004 to:
Carole Kakabar, Superintendent,
Ferndale Area School District
100 Dartmouth Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15905
DEADLINE: June 4, 2013
Assistant Music Director
Swarthmore College’s Chester Children’s Chorus seeks a qualified assistant music director. The assistant music director’s role is two-fold: 1. Conduct and rehearse the younger members of the chorus (Training Chorus of 30 students, Junior Choir of 20 students and Advanced Junior Choir of 15 students) throughout the school year and summer, and prepare the groups for concert performances. These rehearsals occur after school and on Saturdays. 2. Sing-to-Learn program director. The Sing-to-Learn program reinforces classroom curriculum in all core subject areas in pre-kindergarten through second grade with fun, catchy songs. The program director works in conjunction with school administrators and teachers and is currently in three Chester Upland School District public elementary schools. This program occurs during the school day.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Formal training and fluency in classical choral music (baroque to modern), and folk and popular genres (gospel, R&B, jazz); ability to sing in children’s range; ability to teach rigorous sight reading; ability to impart key elements of musicianship and performance protocols; fluency in keyboard harmony; improvisational skills; sense of humor; patience and enthusiasm for working with children.
A Bachelor’s degree in music or in music with course work in music education; a degree in music education preferred. A minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience is recommended.
Please apply through our web site at www.swarthmore.edu under Human Resources and Employment Opportunities. Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.
The Chester Children’s Chorus offers talented children ages 8 to 18 from Chester, Pa., the opportunity to achieve musical excellence, expand their intellectual and cultural horizons, and flourish as confident individuals.
For younger children, the chorus’ Sing-To-Learn program provides music instruction that reinforces academic objectives in 12 kindergarten, first grade and second grade classrooms in Chester.
Violin, Viola, Orchestra and Strings Teacher
Germantown Academy, a coeducational PreK-12 independent school with 1,100 students in Fort Washington, PA (suburban Philadelphia), seeks a dynamic, part-time Violin/Viola Teacher to start in September 2013. Applicants will meet the following criteria:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Violin/Viola Pedagogy or in Music Education with a concentration in Violin/Viola
- Minimum 5 years of teaching experience as a violin and viola instructor
- Ability to work with and relate to students from third grade through twelfth grade
- Ability to work with beginning, intermediate and advanced violin/viola students
The successful candidate will teach private music lessons, lead the 4th and 5th grade Orchestra (meets twice a rotation for 1 hour) and 3rd grade String Ensemble (meets half-hour once per week). Candidates who are interested and meet these criteria should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three current references to:
Ms. Carolyn Klemens
Human Resources Director
340 Morris Road
PO Box 287
Fort Washington, PA 19034
or to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Athletic Band Director
Saint Francis University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Bands. The Assistant Director of Bands is responsible to the Director of Bands, Associate Director of Athletics and/or the Director of Athletics in the organization of various aspects of a Division I marching band program.
The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA. In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree and/ or intercollegiate band experience preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.
Application deadline is May 24, 2013.
Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE
Color guard instructor Needed
Louis E. Dieruff High School in Allentown, PA is searching for a Color guard instructor. The applicant should have experience teaching beginners and intermediate students. Rifle and Flag are the 2 skills we require. The successful applicant must have experience with Marching band and Drum Corp style marching and technique. Must Commit to All rehearsals and performances in Summer and Fall of the upcoming season. This is a paid position. Must have current clearances. Please contact Frank DiSimoni, Director of bands at Louis E. Dieruff HS. Band Office (484)765-5623 or email Disimonif@Allentownsd.org
We are searching for a dedicated Percussion instructor. This person should be proficient at teaching students to read music and apply it to show music. The successful applicant must have experience with Marching band and Drum Corp style marching and technique. Must Commit to All rehearsals and performances in Summer and Fall of the upcoming season. This is a paid position. Must have current clearances. Please contact Frank DiSimoni, Director of bands at Louis E. Dieruff HS. Band Office (484)765-5623 or email Disimonif@Allentownsd.org
CORNWALL-LEBANON SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS THE FOLLOWING POSITION VACANCY:
Marching Band Assistant – Percussion
The band assistant will assist in teaching drill, marching fundamentals, sectionals, and visual presentation in addition to working in their specialized area.
- Applicants must be available for band camp, rehearsals, parades, and football games.
- The CCHS Marching Band is a non-competitive program.
- Experience is preferred.
For additional information, please contact Cheryl Kulikowski, Director of Bands (email@example.com)
Mercyhurst University is hiring an instructor of music education. The candidate should possess a teaching background in choral music at the public school level.
Guard Instructor Needed
The Blackhawk High School Marching Band (Beaver Falls, PA) is accepting applications for Guard Instructor for the 2013-14 school year. Responsibilities include designing the choreography and equipment work, attending rehearsals and performances (including Band Camp) throughout the summer and fall. The position may lead to a post at the head of our Winter Guard as well. Additional staff members will be available to assist. It is preferred that applicants have experience beyond high school such as with a collegiate, WGI or DCI organization, as well as prior teaching experience. Applicants must have all current clearances. Deadline to apply is 5-30-13.
For more information please contact director Dave Zaccari at firstname.lastname@example.org
Brass Instructors Needed
The Blackhawk High School Marching Band (Beaver Falls, PA) is accepting applications for high brass and low brass instructors for the 2013 season. Responsibilities include developing individual and sectional technique as well as supporting the learning, performing and memorization of music in sectional, individual, and full band rehearsal settings. Instructors are primarily needed for summer rehearsals and band camp. However, those who can join us for the full season (July through November) are preferred. It is preferred that applicants have experience beyond high school such as with a collegiate or DCI organization, as well as prior teaching experience. Applicants must have all current clearances. Deadline to apply is 5-30-13
For more information please contact director Dave Zaccari at email@example.com
The School District of Philadelphia invites PA. certified music teachers (General/Vocal and Instrumental ) to apply for teaching positions effective 2012-2013.
Please email your resume to Girna Adkins, Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email please clearly state whether you are interested in General Vocal or Instrumental (specify your instrument). Come join our team and serve the children of Philadelphia.
Other Teaching jobs in Pennsylvania may be found on the PA School Boards Association Web-Site.