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(Updated March 22, 2023)

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9-12 Choral and Orchestra Position – Indiana Area School District

Please consider joining the Indiana Area Music Department as the Senior High Chorus and Orchestra Director starting at the beginning of the 23-24 school year!  Experience with directing ensembles is preferred along with piano proficiency. ALL candidates should complete the survey that can be found at and apply on PA-Educator by 04/14/2023


Middle and Upper School Vocal and Creative Musicianship Teacher

Westtown School is seeking a full-time Middle and Upper School Vocal and Creative Musicianship Teacher for the 2023-24 school year. The position will involve teaching four to five classes each semester and serving as a collaborative member of the tri-divisional Arts department to develop innovative curriculum and programs. In addition, the Middle and Upper School Vocal and Creative Musicianship Teacher is a member of the core Middle School team. Core activities include advising, supervision of study halls and recesses, chaperoning field trips, and related activities that contribute to the Middle School community and the educational experience of our students. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who focus on developing creative musicianship with additional experience in digital music production, songwriting, and the development of a recording studio.

As Westtown strives to fulfill our commitment to becoming an anti-bias, anti-racist (ABAR) school, we are seeking culturally competent educators with a demonstrated commitment to equity, justice, and belonging who are eager to engage in ongoing professional development in these areas. This will be evidenced in their approach to curriculum and pedagogy, their ability to foster and develop inclusive communities, and through their personal and professional interactions with diverse groups of students, families, faculty, and staff.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

– Teaches four to five music classes each semester in the Middle and Upper School. Classes may include: 6th grade Vocal Music Ensemble, 7th and 8th grade Vocal Music Ensemble, Middle School Music Composition and Elements, Upper School Vocal Music Ensemble, Upper School Digital Music, Upper School From Blues to EDM;
– Develop curriculum that includes vocal health, collaborative musicianship, creative development, composition, and production;
– Serves as the Music Director for the annual Upper School musical and semiannual Middle School musical;
– Develops culturally competent and responsive lessons and learning activities that promote problem-solving, creative thinking, collaboration, and effective communication skills while encouraging risk-taking in learning;
– Recruit and retain students in curricular and co-curricular programs;
– Supervises/facilitates divisional duties (e.g., study hall, recess, lunch, arrival/dismissal);
– Actively involves students in the classroom through group work, project-based learning, exploration, questioning, discussion, and other cooperative teaching techniques;
– Helps students hone the essential skills of critical thinking, communication, and empathy, and empowers them to draw out those skills in other people;
– Supports students’ social-emotional and identity development through reflective and intentional pedagogy;
– Contributes to building and sustaining an inclusive community and a program that embodies diverse cultures and perspectives;
– Collaborates with tri-divisional music faculty to innovate the music program at Westtown in connection with the renovation of the Center for the Living Arts;
– Communicates effectively with all constituents – students, colleagues, administrators, and parents;
Contributes to students’ development of Quaker values;
– Engages in decision-making aligned with Quaker process in service to the school community;
Integrates technology seamlessly into teaching strategies and practices, including use of a learning management system;
– Contributes to students’ development outside the classroom through co-curricular and student life activities;
– Enthusiastically seeks out and participates in both school-sponsored and self-selected professional development opportunities to grow as an instructional leader and community member.


Westtown is eager to support employees in their personal and professional growth and development. All faculty and staff are encouraged to discuss their developmental needs with their supervisors and the Dean of Faculty and Innovation as they think about their long term growth in the life of the school. The school seeks to help employees stay current in their fields and advance in terms of their professional development through opportunities such as:

– Affinity groups for faculty and staff that speak to the diversity of identities and experiences
– Participation in a robust professional development program featuring internal and external facilitators and experts
– Sponsorship to attend the NAIS People of Color Conference
– Partnership in a new faculty orientation and mentorship program
– Funding for professional organization memberships
– Sponsorship to attend and present at professional conferences, panels, and forums
– Financial assistance for employees seeking advanced degrees and coursework to support their professional growth
– Sabbatical leave program to support the professional growth and personal renewal of teachers, after completing qualifying years of service
– Tuition remission of 80% for two dependent children, upon enrollment


– 3-5 years of relevant classroom teaching and conducting experience at the middle or upper school level, including an understanding of their unique developmental, social, and academic needs;
– Expertise and experience in preparing students for performance, including selection of appropriate music and building skills in singing in varied ensembles;
– Knowledge of vocal pedagogy and rehearsal technique with various vocal styles;
– Proficiency with digital music technology and programs, such as Logic Pro and Soundtrap, is essential;
– Additional experience with music production, collaborative musicianship, and the development of a recording studio is a plus;
– Enthusiasm for full participation in the co-curricular, advising, and core duties required of a full-time Middle School faculty member;
– Familiarity with Google products and the integration of a learning management system, Canvas, into best teaching practices;
– A demonstrated commitment to enhancing an inclusive school community based on cultural competence, commitment to social justice, and respect for all voices;
– A strong character with a team-oriented spirit, and the ability to connect meaningfully with students throughout our diverse community;
– Strong affinity for the mission of Westtown School and an educational philosophy consistent with the school’s Quaker values;
– Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.

Westtown School is an independent, Quaker co-educational, pre-K to 12, college preparatory day and boarding school located in suburban West Chester, PA, approximately 30 miles from Philadelphia. Situated on a beautiful 600-acre campus, Westtown offers a program where our committed faculty and staff inspire and prepare our students to be stewards and leaders of a better world.

Guided by the Quaker belief that there is that of God in all persons, Westtown School is a community of learners who value, and are themselves strengthened by, the rich diversity of its members. As a school, we seek to prepare students for living and leading in a diverse and complex world. As a community, we aspire to inclusivity and respect for all. To these ends, we welcome qualified students, faculty, staff, and trustees of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, family structure including marital or parental status, and socioeconomic status. Westtown School does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of these characteristics in any of its policies, procedures, or practices relating to admission, access to activities or programs, hiring, or other employment-related decisions.

We strive towards every student, faculty, and staff member feeling a sense of belonging at Westtown and strongly encourage applications from educators of color, LGBTQ+ educators, and educators from communities that are historically underrepresented in independent schools.
Interested, qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and educational philosophy, including an outline of your professional development in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice to and select “Show All Job Openings”.


Downingtown Area School District is looking for a Music Teacher (Long-term Substitute – HS Orchestra – Full Year 2023-2024)

To Apply:

Are you passionate about helping ALL students learn in a collaborative environment? If so, we may have the career for you! Downingtown Area School District is excited to announce an opening for a certified Music Teacher for a long-term substitute contract for the 2023-2024 school year. Interested applicants should be experienced in teaching strings.
At DASD, we are committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence in education. As a diverse district, we continually seek ways to strengthen our educational environment. We believe that we can best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of staff who bring various backgrounds and perspectives. Our ability to create and maintain a climate of respect is critical to attaining the best teaching and learning environment.

At Downingtown Area School District we value our employees. We seek to hire new staff who:
• Communicate openly to build relationships and trust
• Partner with team members to see the TEAM succeed
• Demonstrate a growth mindset and seek ongoing opportunities for growth
• Embrace and support a safe and inclusive environment
• Eagerly and enthusiastically support student learning
• Strive to be kind and reflective
• Focus on the solution and put people first
• Lead by example!

If you want to be part of our “Downingtown Proud” team – please apply! Help us with our mission to educate all students to meet the rigorous challenges of a global society.

Job Summary: Teaching music education to pupils, and assists the staff of the school in the improvement and appreciation of music instruction. Helps pupils grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include singing, moving to music, playing of instruments, and listening.

• Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited college or university and hold a proper Pennsylvania certification for the position
o Bachelor’s degree
o Valid PA certification specific to content area: Music Education PK-12
• Demonstrates knowledge in the area of assignment
• Possesses a positive attitude toward the teaching profession, service to the district, and importance and purpose of the education program
• Proficiency in use of current technology for individual or group demonstration or communication
• Must be able to flex and vary hours to accommodate needs of students, parents, and other teachers
• Possesses effective interpersonal skills with the ability to interface diplomatically with teachers, administrators, parents,
students, and outside organizations
• Exhibits excellent classroom management skills
• Demonstrates effective communication skills to provide accurate information to others and to obtain, give, and follow
• Demonstrates ability to provide good judgment, planning, and human relations skills, as well as be required to work under
periods of stress due to the level of the position responsibility
• To follow the standard of member conduct as stated in the PA Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators
• Must successfully complete and maintain compliance with all federal and state background and criminal record check requirements
• Candidate must adhere to all local, state, federal, and school code requirements for employment

Duties & Responsibilities: (Abbreviated – Please review the attached Job Description for more details on this specific opportunity)

1. Teaches skills in music appreciation, harmony, and explorations in music and in instrumental music (band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble) and/or choral music (chorus, choir, choral ensemble) to pupils
2. Utilizes course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities
3. Plans a balanced music program and organizes daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal, and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time
4. Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil
5. Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils

Salary 2023-2024 School Year:
Full salary matrix is available in the appendix of the following collective bargaining agreement, which can be accessed by clicking here.*
*Placement upon salary scale is Step 1 and dependent upon education.

Summary of Benefits:
• Medical, including Telemedicine
• Prescription
• Dental
• Vision
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Life Insurance
• Disability Insurance
• Workers’ Compensation
• Paid Sick and Personal Days
• Employee Assistance and Advocacy Program
• Tuition Reimbursement
• 403(b) Retirement Savings
• State Pension System (PSERS)
• Wellness incentives, including fitness club reimbursement
• Administrator and peer support mentorship programs
• Induction program and Professional Development
• District-provided technology
• …and much more!

7.5 hours per day based upon district-approved calendar


7-12 Choral Position – Hollidaysburg Area School District

Consider being part of the Hollidaysburg Music Family! We have an anticipated opening for a full-time, permanent 7-12 choral director beginning next school year! Experience and piano proficiency is preferred. Applications are due on March 26.


Districtwide Music Teacher – Instrumental


Ephrata Area School District, 803 Oak Boulevard, Ephrata, PA, is recruiting for a Music Teacher starting the 2023-2024 school year.  

The Music Teacher will promote and develop successful learning for students in all K-12 Music classes. The teacher also performs instructional and related duties as they pertain to the state and district standards in music education. The Music Teacher must perform duties in accordance with District policies and terms of the teacher contract. The teacher also maintains a cooperative attitude with staff, parents, and students

Instrumental Skills are required.

Education:                      A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution     
Certification:                   Holds an active certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in Music K – 12
Other Requirements:    Applicants must also possess the following criminal clearances obtained within the last 12 months: Act 34 – PA Criminal Record; Act 114 – FBI Background Check; Act 151 – PA Child Abuse Clearance. The Ephrata Area School District also requires a pre-employment drug test, physical, and TB test upon offer of employment.
Status:                           Contracted Position
Salary Range:               Current EAEA Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Ephrata Area School District will not discriminate in employment, education programs, or activities based on race, sex, handicap, or national origin. This policy of non discrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications in accordance with state and federal laws including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  Inquiries should be directed to Diane Gibson, Director of Human Resources, Ephrata Area School District, 803 Oak Boulevard, Ephrata, PA  19522.


Wheatland Chorale Artistic Director

The Wheatland Chorale announces a search for its next Artistic Director.  The Chorale, based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is a regionally renowned adult chorus of approximately 45 auditioned singers.

The Artistic Director is a part-time contracted position.  Principal duties include:

  • Provide overall artistic leadership and direction for the Chorale
  • Together with the Chorale’s board of directors, develop the organization’s mission
  • Develop and plan concert repertoire, encompassing two concert seasons each year
  • Lead weekly rehearsals
  • Select professional musicians as needed for concert repertoire
  • Solicit run-out concerts as agreed by the Chorale’s board of directors
  • Supervise recording activities and production of concert CDs
  • Audition singers on an annual basis

In addition to the duties described above, the Artistic Director reports to the board of directors on a regular basis regarding the status of artistic programs and projects.  The AD is also expected to attend board meetings and to participate in fundraising activities as agreed with the board of directors.  The AD serves as the official spokesperson for the Chorale and represents the organization in all media appearances.  The AD collaborates in the preparation of any grant applications.

The position is open as early as June 1, 2023 and will remain open until filled.  For full consideration, applicants should submit all materials by May 1, 2023. Applications must include a letter of interest, an updated CV, and a list of 3 professional references.  The search committee may request a video sample from applicants.  All materials should be submitted electronically to wheatlandchoralesearch@gmail.comQuestions may be directed to this email address.  For more information about the Wheatland Chorale, please visit


Middle School/Upper School Music Teacher ’23/’24

The Music Department of Germantown Friends School is seeking an experienced teaching musician to provide instruction in our middle school and upper school music programs. Students at Germantown Friends School have required instruction in general music as well as opportunities to elect into vocal and instrumental ensembles and musical theatre. We seek an experienced, innovative educator who can enact our general music program and also teach in our vocal and musical theater program. Successful candidates will have a relevant degree in performance or pedagogy, a broad knowledge of musical literature, and a demonstrated desire to develop young musicians. A master’s degree is preferred.

The ideal candidate:
• has a strong background in music and in instructing students in grades 6-12.
• has lead teaching experience.
• can teach our middle school general music programs.
• can contribute to our musical theater program.
• has experience as a choral conductor.
• can be a creative, thoughtful collaborator with Music Department colleagues in the continual search for innovative ways to educate the whole child.
• is a fluent user of musical instructional technology.
• is able to participate in ways that support the GFS commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• can differentiate instruction and cultivate student growth.
• will work to create and fully support practices of an equitable classroom.

• Manage a full teaching load, including teaching in mini-courses or January Term courses.
• Advise a group of 8-10 students.
• Participate in the life of the school, including required meetings and duties.
• Write timely reports.
• Support the school mission and strategic initiatives.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Please include “MS/US Music Teacher” in the subject line.

Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood‐12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visit

Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply. For more information about the school, please visit our website at

SPREAD THE WORD! Belle Voci needs an Artistic Director beginning June 1, 2023! Belle Voci was founded as a community-based intergenerational women’s choir in Pittsburgh. We are committed to fostering and preserving a culture of diversity, accessibility, and inclusion. Belle Voci welcomes singers of all backgrounds, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities, races, religious beliefs, and mental and physical abilities.
The Artistic Director provides the artistic vision, leadership, and direction of the Belle Voci choir.
Belle Voci’s season traditionally runs from September through May. Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Aspinwall Presbyterian Church and on Zoom. Belle Voci prepares two to three unique productions every season. Concerts are held in December and May. One of the December performances is a sensory-friendly concert.
For a complete job description and application information, please visit our website at


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