Teach cello in the Young People's String Program (YPSP) and String Department at the Peabody Preparatory, a division of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree or equivalent experience is strongly preferred. Must love and have experience teaching young children as well as having completed appropriate and relevant cello pedagogy classes. Experience teaching Suzuki repertoire and comfort in teaching repertoire outside of and beyond Suzuki books preferred. Awareness of the broad mission of the Preparatory and of the Tuned-In program, enacting social change through music.
DUTIES: Teach cello in the Young People's String Program for beginners through Suzuki Book 7 and students through advanced levels in the String Department. Specific duties include:
Teaching one-weekday afternoon/evening at one of the Peabody Preparatory's branches and on Saturdays at the main campus in downtown Baltimore.
Attending school and department faculty meetings.
Aiding in the evolution of a creative department.
Based on enrollment needs, there may be the possibility of teaching YPSP Group Classes in the future. Opportunity to teach students from the Tuned-In program. Training and mentoring on the Young People's String Program and Tuned-In program curriculum will be tailored to the candidate's experience. Minimum of 10 hours of teaching.
START DATE: July 1, 2022
LOCATION: The Peabody Preparatory shares space with the Peabody Conservatory in downtown Baltimore and offers strings at two satellite branches in the communities of Towson and Howard County, MD (St. John's Episcopal Church).
The Preparatory is more than 100 years old and has approximately 2,000 students studying all instruments, dance, theory, early childhood, orchestra, etc. We embrace the novice as well as the serious student aspiring to a career in music.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. Video links to your teaching are encouraged. The Position will remain open until filled, but for best consideration apply by May 5.
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
Internal Number: A-105330-1
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.