Early Childhood Music Teacher

Apple Tree Arts - Grafton, Massachusetts

Job Category: Faculty

Job Type: Paid

Job Term: Part Time

Compensation: $48-70/hr

About Our Organization

Founded in 1989, Apple Tree Arts is a non-profit community school for the arts serving over 3000 students and audience members each year. Apple Tree Arts’ mission is to enrich our communities through the arts by providing high-quality performing arts education and experiences for all ages, identities, and abilities. We carry out this mission through offerings including private voice and instrumental instruction, Musikgarten classes for young children and families, music ensembles, songwriting programs, theatre productions for kids and teens, adult community theatre and community chorus, outreach music classes at over 20 area preschools and daycare centers, a local artist concert series, and much more.

Job Summary

Apple Tree Arts, a community music & theatre school in Grafton, MA, has an opening beginning in the fall of 2021 for one or more part-time Early Childhood Music Teachers to lead Musikgarten classes onsite as well as outreach music classes at area preschools and daycares. 


See above.

Job Qualifications & Requirements

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has a degree in music education, music performance, or music pedagogy, or an equivalent level of experience and education 

  • Loves children

  • Is eager to learn, self-motivated, and able to work independently

  • Has a strong singing ability (pleasant tone, able to sing in tune without accompaniment)

  • Is somewhat technologically-savvy (enough to learn how to use our software for submitting payroll hours, communicating with families, viewing lesson schedules, etc.)

  • Is encouraging, playful, and positive with students and their families

Additional Details

What Apple Tree Arts can offer you:

  • $48-$70 per teaching hour (depending on class location) paid to you as an employee, which means you don't have to pay self-employment taxes, are protected by unemployment insurance in case of job loss, earn paid sick time and family medical leave, and more!

  • A 401k retirement account option

  • A work environment that views you as a complete human being and supports your development personally and professionally

  • No make-up lessons/classes for student absences

  • Occasional paid performance opportunities for interested faculty

  • Ongoing professional development

Other Information

Learn more at www.appletreearts.org.

Apple Tree Arts does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in its admissions, education programs, activities, or employment policies.


How to Apply

Please email your resume and any other supporting materials to Kayla Cardin, Early Childhood Outreach Coordinator, at kayla.c@appletreearts.org.