The Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, an independent, International school located in Manhattan’s Financial District, seeks a highly qualified, motivated music educator to serve as the full-time Lower School Band Director and support teacher for the Upper School Band program.
The school seeks candidates who will offer an engaging and challenging Band program for Lower School students which incorporates a variety of music from different genres and cultures. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to anti-bias and anti-racism work and to fostering an inclusive learning community.
Directing the 4th and 5th Grade Bands
Teaching group lessons to 4th - 8th grade students on woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments from beginner to intermediate levels
Supporting the Middle and High School Band classes
Directing school concerts as well as off-campus performances
Preparing students for NYSSMA solo and ensemble festivals
Supporting and sponsoring activities/events outside of the typical school day, including directing after-school ensembles and possible private lesson teaching
Being a collaborative, contributing team member of the Fine Arts Department as well as the Lower School and Upper School divisions
Growing professionally in order to meet the changing responsibilities of the position
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred; Music Education degree preferred
Experience in teaching elementary music students in a school setting
Experience in teaching woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments
Experience in using technology in the music classroom
Familiarity with curriculum design
Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong writing skills
To be considered for this position, please send a letter of interest, a résumé, and contact information for three references. To learn more about our school, please visit our website: www.lemanmanhattan.org.
About Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.
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