Job Board

(Updated July 21, 2022)

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WellSprings is hiring for a new, part-time role on our Staff Team: a Production & Arts Coordinator! This person will work closely with our Band, Tech Team, and Staff on Sunday mornings, and help us build more opportunities for all WellSpringers to engage with music and the arts. For more information view the Job Posting: https://www.wellspringsuu.org/new/now-hiring-production-arts-coordinator/

Who we are: WellSprings Congregation, a progressive, Unitarian Universalist spiritual community of ~250 adults, teens, and children. We have a 9-piece band leading worship each week, performing contemporary music from rock, alternative, folk, gospel, blues, and pop genres. Most of our songs are not traditional “worship music” – but familiar tunes with spiritual themes. Visit
www.wellspringsuu.org to read more about us.

To Apply: Submit your letter of interest and resume to Rev. Lee Paczulla, lee@wellspringsuu.org. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, with a preferred application deadline of July 25.

 


WANTED: Keys Player for Weekly, Paid Gig
WHEN: Every Sunday, 8:30-11:30am
WHERE: 1141 Kimberton Rd., Chester Springs, PA
https://www.wellspringsuu.org/new/we-are-hiring-a-keyboard-player/

Who we are: WellSprings Congregation, a progressive, Unitarian Universalist spiritual community of ~250 adults, teens, and children. We have a 9-piece band leading worship each week, performing contemporary music from rock, alternative, folk, gospel, blues, and pop genres. Most of our songs are not traditional “worship music” – but familiar tunes with spiritual themes. Visit
www.wellspringsuu.org to read more about us.

Pay & Perks: $120 per Sunday, opportunities for extra paid events, holiday bonus, free coffee… and a congregation of built-in adoring fans! Interested? E-mail or call our Executive Minister, Rev. Lee Paczulla at lee@wellspringsuu.org, or 484-467-3784.

 


J.W. Pepper is looking to hire people for our contact center. Full-time, remote jobs are available in the states of PA, GA, TX, and UT.

The full-time weekday positions offer benefits, with no evening or weekend hours, unless you take advantage of occasional overtime opportunities.  Apply at https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/careers.jsp.

 


MUSIC TEACHER (CHORAL) – GREAT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
FULL-TIME CONTRACTED POSITION

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students’ understanding, appreciation of the art of music, including listening a wide range of musical genre, periods and styles. To identify, promote and develop each student’s talents in vocal and instrumental musical expression.

Essential Functions
Develops and administers music education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
Develops balanced music program and lessons to organize class time so that students have adequate time for preparation, rehearsal, and instruction.
Conducts ongoing assessment of student musical learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student’s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, as appropriate.
Plans, coordinates rehearsals for, and directs students in musical programs and performances outside the classroom
Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school’s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to ensure a productive learning atmosphere during practice, rehearsal and performances.
Selects and requisitions appropriate music supplies and instrumental equipment, maintains inventory records, and ensures equipment is in good working order.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
Ability to play an instrument or instruments, conduct students in playing instruments as needed.
Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus as needed.
Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.

To apply, please complete the online application through the link below, submit a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of reference, (one must be from a direct supervisor), PA K-12 School Music Certificate, unofficial transcripts, and current Act 34, Act 151, Act 114, and Act 24 (PDE 6004 Form) clearances.

https://www.applitrack.com/Gvsd/onlineapp/
Date Available:08/23/2022
Closing Date : 07/22/2022

 


Educational Sales Representative
Job Description
Part-time educational sales position for individual with wind or orchestral string instrument background. Ideal for retired music educators.

Location:
Allison Park Store
4842 William Flinn Hwy
Allison Park, PA 15101

The ideal candidate:
Believes strongly in the value of music education
Is a proactive self-starter who can work independently
Has a high attention to detail and takes following procedures seriously
Demonstrates exceptional time-management and organizational skills
Communicates effectively and is a team player
Requirements:

Wind or orchestral string instrument background
Experience in sales and customer service
Must provide own suitable transportation
Job responsibilities include:

Maintain up-to-date contacts and schedule beginner recruitment events, batch deliveries, and additional events when necessary.
Weekly school visits with established educator clients, picking up and delivering instruments, supplies, music and repairs, and providing school service for rental accounts.
Communicating with teachers, staff, and customers about logistics of school deliveries and returns.
Qualifications:

A four-year college degree, or equivalent experience, and a background in instrumental music is preferred.
Working to uphold a strong sense of community and provide superior service

Job Type: Part-time

COVID-19 Considerations: All employees are fully vaccinated and must show proof of vaccination. Mask use is optional.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and a brief cover letter to rjohnstonbaugh@johnstonbaughs.com

Deadline: August 31, 2022

 


Position Description
Shady Side Academy’s Junior School
is seeking a full-time music teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. A successful music teacher engages students in meaningful learning experiences that meet their students’ needs and gives them the confidence to take risks. Shady Side’s teachers cultivate academic skill development and support students’ social-emotional growth. This applicant will work collaboratively within a team of child-focused educators and has a deep commitment to this important time in a student’s educational journey.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Teaches general music to students in grades pre-k through 5
  • Keeps students at the center of their decision making and instructional practice
  • Collaborates with colleagues and supports endeavors that benefit the larger community, including school wide and grade level productions and performances
  • Cultivates positive partnerships with parents through consistent and transparent communication about their child’s progress
  • Utilizes the Responsive Classroom approach and desires to cultivate an emotionally safe educational environment for their students
  • Utilizes instructional strategies that are engaging, research supported, and meet students’ individual needs
  • Experience in music and vocal pedagogy for children.
  • The ability to arrange and compose music, and can play an instrument(s)
  • Make connections with musicians and music organizations to provide unique and diverse music experiences for our students
  • Will collaborate and work closely with the arts colleagues at the Junior School and the other Shady Side campuses to create collaborative arts experiences and to share ideas
  • Integrate music in new and creative ways to enhance the student learning experiences outside of music class and throughout the entire community.
  • Performs extra duties such as recess, lunch and arrival/dismissal duties, as needed.
  • Attends all faculty meetings, in-service days, and teacher team meetings.
  • Completing other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Head of Lower Schools and/or Assistant Heads of the Junior School.

Qualifications
A successful candidate will have:

  • A depth of knowledge and understanding of child development.
  • A passion for working with children and developing high quality educational experiences.
  • A desire to participate in continued professional development.
  • A desire to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners.
  • An ability to be fun, flexible and collaborative

Requirements
A bachelor’s degree in elementary music education is required. Ideal candidates have some experience working with elementary school students, a flexible and team-oriented approach, excellent written and oral communication skills, exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, superior interpersonal skills, a sense of humor, positive demeanor and a knowledge of 21st Century Skills.

Compensation
Salary is competitive with area independent schools and commensurate with experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits are part of the employment package. Funding exists to support continuing education and professional development. Financial benefits include tuition remission for children of full-time employees, discounts on summer programs, and after-school programs. There may be free on campus housing opportunities available through participation in our Senior School Residential Life program.

Application Information
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information of three references via the employment page at www.shadysideacademy.org.  Shady Side Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

About Shady Side Academy
Shady Side Academy is a nationally respected private school in Pittsburgh for boys and girls in grades pre-kindergarten through 12, with an optional boarding experience in high school. Shady Side Boasts an 8:1 student-to-teacher ratio, with an average class size of 15.  Four age-specific campuses with extraordinary resources, teachers who actively mentor, a forward-thinking curriculum, a diverse and inclusive community, and a legacy of alumni accomplishments all inspire Shady Side students to high achievement in academics, the arts, athletics, and to meaningful ambitions in life. Visit the school’s web site at www.shadysideacademy.org  Our campuses are tobacco-free.

 


Description
Shady Side Academy Middle School
is seeking a part-time Choral teacher to teach chorus classes for grades 6-8 and to direct the choral concerts twice a year. Along with these classes the duties would include working on the school winter musical, as either the director or assistant director.

Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree in the field of music is required. Ideal candidates will have, a demonstrated commitment to a high level of academic rigor, a growth mindset, a passion for working with and teaching adolescents, a flexible, pro-active, and team-oriented approach, excellent written and oral communication skills, exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, and an ability to multitask.

Classification and Compensation
This is a part-time, year-round, exempt position. Salary is competitive with area independent schools and commensurate with experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits are part of the employment package. Lunch is included when school is in session. Funding exists to support continued advanced degree work, as well as participation in professional conferences, workshops, summer study, and travel.

Application Information
Shady Side Academy, as an educational institution and as an employer, does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities. Our campuses are tobacco-free. In accordance with Pennsylvania law, all Academy employees must submit thorough background clearances prior to beginning work on any campus. Please submit all applications through the employment page on the SSA website.

About Shady Side Academy
Shady Side Academy is a nationally respected private school in Pittsburgh for boys and girls in grades pre-kindergarten through 12, with an optional boarding experience in high school. Four schools with extraordinary resources, teachers who actively mentor, a forward-thinking curriculum, a diverse and inclusive community, and a legacy of alumni accomplishments all inspire Shady Side students to high achievement in academics, the arts and athletics, and to meaningful ambitions in life. Visit the school’s website at www.shadysideacademy.org.

 

 

 
 
 

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