Job Board

(Updated April 13, 2015)

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: Be sure to include contact information and deadlines. Allow a couple of days for updates to appear.

David Weiss, PMEA News Editor


Job Announcement

Part-Time Junior Mendelssohn Choir Director

Responsible for selecting repertoire, preparing and conducting the annual performance of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. Work with staff in recruiting singers, including planning, publicizing, and holding auditions, once in the spring and once in the fall. Pursue partnerships with other arts organizations, 

Support coordination with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP). Work with the Music Director of the MCP in planning collaborative events. Supervise the interaction between MCP vocal coaches and Junior Singers. Support the musical growth of exceptional young voices. Part-time, approximately three+ month appointment.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor of Arts (in music), Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education degree, with an emphasis in choral conducting, voice, or a related field.  Significant experience and demonstrated success teaching or conducting accomplished high school age voices.  A passion for the same.  Experience as a choral singer along with experience conducting, preparing and performing professional level concerts.

Preferred Qualifications: Master of music degree and/or advanced training in music education.  

TO APPLY: Send a one-page resume electronically to Screening of applicants to begin immediately until position filled.


University of Pittsburgh 4060 Allequippa Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Position  Announcement

K-8 Music Teacher 

Falk School, a coeducational K-8 laboratory school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, seeks a full-time, experienced, dynamic Music Teacher, for the next academic year, beginning August 2015.

Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience. Falk School, which is a department in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh, offers excellent benefits.

 Candidates should have successful teaching experience in elementary and/or middle school music classrooms. Ideal candidates should have experience designing and implementing curriculum, working with students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery, and maintaining a nurturing student-centered classroom environment. Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to develop cooperative relationships with students, parents, faculty, and staff. Experience with Orff, Band Instrumental Lessons, and accompaniment skills a plus.

 Elementary music teaching experience or equivalent coursework is required, and a Master’s Degree is preferred. Elementary/Middle school teaching experience is advantageous, as collaboration across disciplines and grade levels is valued at our school. Highly creative work experience in the field of music is an asset.

 Materials can be uploaded to: For full consideration, submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a resume, (3) an educational philosophy that includes ideal classroom experiences in music (4) three letters of recommendation, (5) official transcripts, (6) PA instructional certificate or equivalent. The review of applications will begin on March 18 and continue until the position is filled.

Offer of employment is contingent on candidate satisfactorily obtaining and passing the following prior to commencement of appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check.

 The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Part-Time Middle School General Music Teacher

Germantown Academy, a coeducational PreK-12 independent school with 1,100 students in Fort Washington, PA, seeks a part-time, experienced, dynamic general music teacher to start in August 2015.  This is a 10-month position.  Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.  Please find the job description below.

Key Responsibilities:

The general music teacher will teach at least three sections of general music to sixth, seventh, and/or eighth grade students. Depending on the talents and strengths of the successful candidate, there may be other opportunities including: private lesson instruction and/or band, chorus, or string ensemble support.


  1. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in music education, music performance, or a related field
  2. Experience teaching middle school, and a demonstrated desire to work with middle school students
  3. A diverse range of musical experiences is preferred

 Candidates who meet these criteria should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three current references to:

 Ms. Rachel Elwood
Human Resources Director
Germantown Academy
340 Morris Road
PO Box 287
Fort Washington, PA 19034

Or to:


Part-Time Elementary Music Teacher – York Township


The Dallastown Area School District has an anticipated vacancy for a Part-Time Elementary Music Teacher at the York Township Elementary School to begin with the start of the 2015-16 school year.  Hours will be 9:00 a.m. -12:50 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Responsible for implementing the district’s music instructional program with students and providing the students with appropriate instruction and a learning environment that will enable each student to master basic music skills. PA teaching certificate, demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others, and acceptable record of attendance are required.  Please apply online at by clicking on the “Employment” button and then “Current Vacancies”. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Lewis Music Studio is looking to add another teacher immediately to its South Fayette location.  The candidate will be teaching private piano lessons as well as Intro to Piano classes for preschoolers and an Early Childhood Music Class. The studio operates at Kingdom Care Learning Center, and many families are already waiting to be a part of this well-respected program.  If the candidate is not familiar with early childhood curricula, suggestions and training is available.  Please email a cover letter and resume to  Clearances will be required before the start date. 
Please visit our website at for more information.

School District of Philadelphia                                                 

Job Summary
Plans and teaches music, following the scope and sequence for all courses, to K-12 students. Develops student’s academic skills through academic courses of study and implementation District approved curriculum. Documents teaching and student progress, activities, and outcomes. Address specific educational needs of students. Provides a safe and optimal learning environment, and provide feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations and goals. Use of formal and informal classroom and District music assessments. Stays abreast of the latest developments and improvements in education as if affects the music K-12 program. Essential Functions

For the Bilingual Specialty
    Performs the above mentioned duties
Minimum Requirements
    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Demonstrated knowledge of:

        Demonstrated ability to:

For the Bilingual Specialty Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Certificates/Licenses
    Possession of a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania instructional certificate in Music

Marielena H. Lotz Senior Search Associate The School District of Philadelphia | Office of Talent 440 North Broad Street | Suite 222 (Portal D) | Philadelphia, PA 19130 (o): 215.400.5596 | (c): 650.740.6757 | (f): 215.400.4611 |

Other Teaching jobs in Pennsylvania may be found on the PA School Boards Association Web-Site.