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POSITION: Teach cello in the Young People's String Program (YPSP), Tuned-In Program, and String Department at the Frederick Campus of Peabody Preparatory, a division of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
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 the Frederick campus of Peabody Preparatory. Attend school and department faculty meetings at Peabody Baltimore campus and contribute to the evolution of a creative department. Based on enrollment needs, there may be the possibility of teaching YPSP Group Classes in the future. Training and mentoring on the curriculum of the Young People's String Program and Tuned-In program will be tailored to the candidate's experience and will take place at the Peabody Baltimore campus.
START DATE: September 9, 2023
LOCATION: The Peabody Preparatory shares space with the Peabody Conservatory in downtown Baltimore and offers strings at three satellite branches in the communities of Frederick, Towson, and Howard County, MD. This position is for the Frederick Campus. The Preparatory is more than 100 years old and has approximately 2,000 students studying all instruments, dance, theory, early childhood music, orchestra and more. We embrace the novice as well as the serious student aspiring to a career in music.
COMPENSATION: Dependent upon experience.
Bachelor's degree required, master's degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred. Must love and have experience teaching young children as well as have completed violin/viola pedagogy classes/workshops and developed a particular interest in string pedagogy. 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 required.
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.
PRIORITY DEADLINE: Open until filled.
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. Consistent with the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.
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.