Job Board

(Updated April 1, 2020)

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Hanover Public SD

This is a full-time professional position beginning with the 2020-2021 school year at the Hanover Public School District. This position will be split between our Middle School and High School, which serves grades 5 to 8 and 9 to 12 respectively. The ideal candidate should feel comfortable teaching and directing our school orchestras and string instrumental groups.

Qualifications: Must posses a valid PA Music Education PK-12

Application Procedure: All applicants must complete the entire online application and upload resume, cover letter, letters of recommendation, PRAXIS scores as applicable, copy of PA certification, copies of transcripts, and PA Child Abuse History clearance, PA Criminal Record Check and the Federal Criminal History Record. All applicants will be subject to the requirements set forth under Act 168 of 2014.


Eastern Lancaster County SD

POSITION TITLE: Secondary Music Teacher
QUALIFICATIONS: Music K-12 Instrumental Focus a plus
LOCATION: Garden Spot Secondary Campus
STATUS: Available Beginning of 2020-2021 School Year
CONTRACT: Dependent upon Education and Experience
APPLICATION PROCESS: All professional staff applicants need to complete a Standard Online Application through PA-EDUCATOR web site: 
LETTER OF INTEREST TO: Dr. Nadine Larkin Assistant Superintendent Eastern Lancaster County School District 669 East Main Street PO Box 609 New Holland, PA 17557 
DEADLINE: Inquiries for position will be accepted until successful candidate is selected.


Mercersburg Academy is recruiting for an instrumental music teacher for the 2020-21 academic year. The right candidate will have a strong focus on strings, orchestra instruction, and piano accompaniment.

Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:

Teaching:  Teaching individual or group instrumental music, e.g., strings ensemble, guitar, and possibly digital music; co-direct concert band;  follow departmental guidelines and curriculum, conduct varied and frequent assessments of student performance, utilize appropriate technology in the classroom setting, keep attendance and grade records as required by school, writing individual grade and comment reports six times a year with additional progress reports as assigned; maintain regularly scheduled office hours for help sessions with students, attend faculty meetings and professional development opportunities provided by the school.

Communication: Communicating positively and proactively with students, advisers, parents, colleagues, and administration in a professional manner in both oral and written form.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The position requires a person who has experience teaching adolescents and enjoys working with and relates well to both adults and students, is collaborative, and communicates well.  This faculty member needs to be organized as well as possess excellent written and oral communication and technology skills. The arts department member holds a full-time faculty position and carries out additional responsibilities such as residential and/or co-curricular assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in music from an accredited institution.
  • Proficiency in strings including cello, violin, viola, and guitar.
  • Ability to play piano and accompany instrumentalists as well as vocalists.
  • Ability to perform on at least one of the string instruments (violin, viola, ‘cello, bass) at a high artistic and musical level.
  • Experience with technology applications such as use of a MacBook Pro for teaching purposes.  Knowledge of Google Suite preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license.
Interested applicants should apply with a letter of interest and resume to:

Upper Merion Area School District is seeking a Middle School Music (Band) Teacher for the 2020/2021 School Year. Qualified applicants may submit credentials via the Skyward FastTrack online application system at Internal applicants may apply by accessing the Skyward FastTrack tab found in the Employee Portal.  If you have any further questions regarding the application process, contact the Human Resources Department (610-205-6419). Minority applicants strongly encouraged to apply.



Halifax Area School District is accepting applications for the supplemental positions of Percussion Advisor ($1500) and Band Front Advisor ($1050) for the upcoming marching band season this Summer/Fall 2020.  Duties to include assisting the director in teaching of specific music, marching, and/or color-guard performance techniques in preparation for competitions and half-time shows.  Attendance at rehearsals and competitions is required through the entire season.  Prior experience with a competitive high school marching band, college marching band and/or drum and bugle corps preferred.

Send letter of interest, resume, Act 34 & Act 151 clearances, and FBI fingerprint check to David R. Hatfield, Ed.D., Superintendent, Halifax Area School District, 3940 Peters Mountain Road, Halifax, PA 17032.  All prospective candidates must comply with Act 168-Employment History Review process.  Physical exam, signed Act 24 Arrest Conviction Report, and Child Abuse Recognition Training will be required upon employment.  Application deadline is Wed., April 8, 2020.  EOE




Solanco School District is currently accepting applications for a middle school music teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  Candidates should apply here.


The School District of Philadelphia is recruiting Music teachers for the 2020-21 school year who share our unwavering commitment to equity as we work to provide an exceptional education to every student. We are looking to hire certified Music educators to provide a robust curriculum that takes students from grade school through high school. We anticipate having over 20 roles open across our elementary, middle, and high schools.

You are pivotal in our mission to ensure that every neighborhood in Philadelphia has a great school, and that every child has access to a quality arts program. In a District as diverse as ours, it is our goal to provide our students with access to and an appreciation for high quality, culturally relevant and responsive arts instruction that promotes creativity, design thinking, and cultural awareness.

In order to be considered for this role, please submit your application by May 30th to our 2020-21 Teacher Talent Pool on our website ( You must successfully complete our audition and school-level interview process to be hired for a role.

Why Teach Music in Philadelphia?

  • Philadelphia supports a thriving music ecosystem in our schools. Students begin with foundational experiences in elementary General Music, continue with Vocal and Instrumental music instruction and ensembles, and explore the digital music world of composition, recording, and production. Read more about our exceptional music programs at  and
  • Opportunities for growth and development. First year teachers participate in new teacher orientation programs and receive support in the classroom from a dedicated coach to help them reach their full potential—while helping their students do the same. There is also lots of opportunity to lead other teachers and staff in your building through professional development on meeting the needs of diverse learners.
  • Curriculum Support! Check out our strategic Arts & Creativity Framework for a better understanding of our district’s support of the arts education:

What are the requirements?

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Be in one of the following certification categories:
  • Valid, active PA Instructional Certification in Music K-12 Education OR
  • Valid, active out-of state-certification in Music with the ability to transfer certification to PA; OR
  • Be enrolled in PA Intern or Instructional certification program in Music Education. We are able to provide emergency certification or pursue Intern Certification for teachers who have Bachelor’s degrees in Music or a related field and are interested in pursuing a career in teaching. These individuals would enroll in a certification program while they teach.



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