Clarinet Instructor, part-time

Levine Music is pleased to announce a Part-Time Clarinet Instructor position in the Woodwinds & Brass Department. The instructor will teach private lessons for school-age and adult students following the department’s woodwinds curriculum. The position will require teaching at one or more of Levine’s five campuses for a minimum of 1 or 2 days per week (or 5 to 10 hours). Candidates may be considered for additional days of teaching with corresponding demand.

Qualifications:

  • At least four years of experience teaching K-12 school-age children in a private lesson setting
  • Ability to interact effectively with children of a broad range of ages, abilities, and backgrounds
  • Understanding of learning styles and needs of adult students
  • Degree in Woodwinds Performance (background in instrumental music education strongly preferred) or Music Education with woodwinds emphasis
  • An advanced understanding of music theory and technique
  • Knowledge of the current clarinet teaching methods for youth and adults
  • Effective time management and organizational skills to keep students on task
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a variety of personalities
  • Performance experience (solo or group)

    Performance opportunities may be possible for successful candidates with a strong performance background. The candidate will be expected to perform in faculty woodwinds ensembles (quintets, quartets, etc), including school recruitment visits.

    Applicants for this position should submit a letter of application and resume. Applicants are encouraged to submit their performance recording, their students’ recordings, and a sample program if available. 

    Compensation:  Faculty are compensated according to Levine’s hourly rate card which takes into account education and years of experience.  Faculty are eligible for regular increases, incentive pay, benefits, and a faculty grant program.

    Please submit application materials to:

    A. Maria Williams
    Director of Human Resources
    Levine Music
    2801 Upton Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    hrinstructor@levinemusic.org
    www.levinemusic.org

    The posting will remain open until the position is filled. 

    Levine Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    Levine Music’s employment policy is committed to anti-discrimination of employees or applicants based on sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law concerning any employment practices.