Job Board

(Updated September 2, 2014)

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

Opening For Music Director/Conductor of the North Suburban Symphonic Band

   The North Suburban Symphonic Band (NSSB), which has been performing concerts in the North Hills of Pittsburgh for over 20 years, is seeking applicants to fill the position of Conductor / Music Director beginning with the 2016-17 season.  Although this is over two years away, the NSSB plans to have the finalists identified by March, 2015, each of whom would then plan, rehearse and conduct a concert in the 2015-16 season as part of the selection process.  The candidates will receive a stipend for this concert regardless of whether he or she is selected as the NSSB’s music director.
For more information on this position and its requirements, please go to

The Bloomsburg Area School District is looking to hire a long-term middle school music substitute from December 2, 2014 to March 27, 2015.

Responsibilities would include teaching general music and chorus from grade 6 through 8.  All lesson plans and rehearsal materials would be provided. 

Applicants must submit a PA Standard Teaching Application, PA Teaching Certificate (must have Music K-12 certification), official transcripts, Praxis results, three letters of recommendation, and current Act 34, 114, and 151 clearances, and current tuberculosis test results.

Application materials for all positions should be submitted to:

Bloomsburg Area School District

Attn.: Stephanie Kessler, Administrative Assistant

728 East Fifth Street

Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Deadline for applications is 8 September 2014 or until filled.

Seeking Choir Director to lead our chancel choir (Weds rehearsal & Sunday morning) in music and in following Jesus Christ.  We’re looking for music skills, people skills and organizational skills from a person of vital faith.  The right candidate will offer leadership and collaboration in a team environment crafting joyous inviting worship experiences, grounded in a traditional style.  We welcome fun, creativity and energy here at Palmyra First United Methodist Church (, where Everybody’s Welcome, Nobody’s Perfect and Anything’s Possible!  Contact Pastor Dave Harris, or 717.838.2551 x203

School District of Philadelphia                                                 

Title:                           Teacher, Music, K-12 (Bilingual)

Department:             Chief Academic Office

Reports To:               School Principal

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

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

For the Bilingual Specialty

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


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.



Applicants can send their resumes to Monique Cureton at

Part Time Middle and Upper School Accompanist/Assistant Conductor

Part Time Middle and Upper School Voice Teacher 

(can be combined or separated with above position)

Friends’ Central School, a N-12 Friends school located in the Philadelphia suburbs, seeks a part-time Middle and Upper School Accompanist/Assistant Conductor to assist the Choral Director. The School seeks candidates who are flexible, child-focused, and collaborative.

In accordance with principles of Quaker pedagogy, teachers at Friends’ Central are dedicated to creating and nurturing mutually-respectful and fully-engaged classroom communities. Academic departments meet regularly and work collaboratively. A learning community founded on Quaker values relies on the commitment of all its members for its success.

These positions could be filled by the same teacher or shared between two teachers.

Primary Responsibilities

• Accompany Middle School and Upper School Choruses. MS chorus consists of approximately 50 students in grades 6-8. US chorus consists of approximately 80 students in grades 9-12. Choruses are open to all students without audition. The choruses each perform in two concerts annually; one in December and one in April/May. Candidate should be comfortable leading warm ups and sectional rehearsals.

• Rehearse and conduct small auditioned vocal group of Upper School students

• Teach private voice lessons to students in grades 6-12 (approximately six to eight 35-minute lessons per week – schedule is mutually determined by teacher and student)


• Experience teaching teenagers

• Excellent sight-reading ability and broad knowledge of age-appropriate solo vocal and choral repertoire


Bachelors or Graduate level degree in Music Education, Voice or Piano Performance, Choral Conducting, or related area of study

Friends’ Central School seeks candidates with a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning community, who will address issues of diversity, as well as enhance the Philosophy of Inclusivity and Awareness articulated in our Diversity Statement.

Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


TITLE: Music Teacher / Band Director(effective September 1, 2014)

DESCRIPTION: Direct and manage a high school instrumental program of 350 students. Be able to work with all levels of Concert Band. Be able to conduct a high quality Wind Ensemble and assist with vocal/choral or string classes. Must be able to work in a collaborative environment with teaching partners. Be responsible for a competitive Marching Band program of 200 students. Willingness and ability to commit to the time demands of a rigorous extracurricular schedule. Support Jazz Bands, Chamber Ensembles, and Winter Percussion.

QUALIFICATIONS:New Jersey Teacher of Music Certification. Primary instrument, Brass preferred.  Experience teaching both small and large groups. Ability to work with students at all musical levels.

SALARY: Per negotiated contract.

Applicants should apply online

Applications accepted until position is filled.


Sales and Development Representative

Steinway Piano Gallery Pittsburgh, the exclusive Steinway & Sons representative in Western Pennsylvania, is looking for an experienced, passionate, hard-working, self-motivated, organized individual to serve the institutional and retail needs of our region. Musical background preferred. Competitive compensation and benefits. Please send resume to

Recreational Arts, Inc., a Performing Arts educational non-profit organization, seeks a Musical Theatre Teaching Artist who sings and plays the piano.  Positions in multiple Pittsburgh locations, and in State College, PA are available for 1-6 six weeks.  Teachers provide their own transportation to campsites.  Visit www.rexarts.orgto learn about our organization. To inquire about the position, or to apply, contact Artistic Director Nathan Brewer by e-mailing

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