First Music Teacher, part-time

Our Organization:
Levine Music is a welcoming community where children and adults find lifelong inspiration and joy through learning, performing, listening to, and participating with others in music. Levine’s core values – excellence and opportunity – infuse everything we do. Our distinguished faculty offer a broad and well-rounded curriculum that provides a strong musical foundation for students of different ages, abilities, and interests. We strive to make Levine’s education available to everyone. Hundreds of students receive substantial scholarship assistance; many hundreds more receive free instruction through fully funded in-school programs.

Position Summary:
We are pleased to announce a part-time teaching position in our First Music Department. We are looking for applicants prepared to join a team of mutually supportive and collaborative teachers committed to teaching at the highest level with a diversity of pedagogical approaches. Applicants should possess the minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music and show evidence of a strong background in and commitment to teaching both infants and toddlers. The ability to sing songs and lead group classes unaccompanied and in a range appropriate for the First Music Program is required. Applicants should be experienced teaching students with a broad range of abilities and backgrounds.

Performance opportunities at Lubber Run, Kennedy Center, Bi-annual First Music CD, as well as other community performances as they arise.

This position is located at our DC Campus: THEARC. The First Music teaching position requires teaching classes for Grades Pre-K through 5th. There are 15 weekly classes which are 45 minutes each on Saturdays. There are also opportunities to teach at Levine Campuses.

Compensation will be awarded according to qualifications and experience.

Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references:

A. Maria Williams
Director Human Resources
Levine Music
2801 Upton Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 686-8188 

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.   



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