Suzuki Guitar Instructor, 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 offers 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.

The Position: 
Levine Music Suzuki Guitar Department is seeking a Suzuki Guitar instructor to teach at several campuses, starting in the fall 2021 semester. Saturday teaching availability is highly desirable. Candidates should be Suzuki Method certified (Book 1 or higher), highly organized and have experience teaching students of all ages with a broad range of abilities and backgrounds in both private and group class settings. Ideally, candidates should have a strong classical background and a Masters Degree in music performance or education, or equivalent experience. Although not necessary for this position, the ability to teach traditional guitar lessons is highly desirable. Applicants should have a strong understanding of the Suzuki philosophy, and have teaching experience with children of all ages, including 3+. (Applicants with less Suzuki training may be considered if they are highly qualified in other areas and willing to continue training, observation, and mentoring.)  

Successful candidates will join a collegial team of teachers committed to teaching at the highest level, and will have the opportunity to become a full-time instructor as time, demand, and scheduling constraints allow. Performance opportunities may also be possible for those with strong performance backgrounds.

Compensation will be awarded according to qualifications and experience.

How To Apply: 
Applicants for this position should submit a letter of application, resume, copies of the candidate’s and/or students’ recent concert programs, and a Video link of the candidate and/or candidate’s students in performance. This 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.   

Please submit application materials to:

Maria Williams
Director Human Resources
Levine Music
2801 Upton Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
mwilliams@levinemusic.org
(202) 686-8000 x1008
(888)-240-7039 (secure fax)
www.levinemusic.org