About Our Organization
A private, nonprofit community school for the arts, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Its mission is to awaken and nurture the joy of learning, playing, and listening to music and to create a welcoming musical community for all ages, abilities, and interests. Founded in 1924 by the Brookline Public Schools, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. BMS became a private organization in the 1940s and was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1967.
Brookline Music School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran-status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.
Brookline Music School seeks a full-time dynamic music educator to work closely with faculty, families, staff and the local community to manage private instruction and classes, to develop and oversee curriculum, to lead faculty evaluation process and to collaborate with community partners. The Director of Education reports to the Executive Director.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Private instruction placement
Facilitation of group class enrollment
Coordination of accompanists
School-wide recitals and other events including workshop week and evaluations
Student progress reports and year-end parent conferences
Faculty hiring in conjunction with Executive Director
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Program analysis, design and implementation
Strategic plan implementation
ADMINISTRATION AND OUTREACH
Management of young children and group piano coordinators
Management of chamber music coordinator
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Job Qualifications & Requirements
Brookline Music School seeks an individual with strong administrative and leadership skills as well as exceptional interpersonal and communication skills who loves to be in the center of a vibrant organization. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have a proven record of management in a music school as well as music teaching and performance experience. He/she will possess excellent computer knowledge including proficiency with automated registration systems and with Microsoft and Google applications. Prior experience with ASAP is a plus. The Director of Education will possess an undergraduate degree in music education, performance or a related music field; a graduate degree or the equivalent is preferred.
Brookline, Massachusetts is located directly west of Boston.
How to Apply
Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, salary requirements and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to email@example.com with the job title in the subject heading. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.