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El Sistema Colorado – Music Education Director
Hours: Full-Time at 40 hours per week. Reports to the Executive Director.
Compensation: Salary Range of $47,000 to $50,000. Opportunities for salary increases will be evaluated annually.
Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Short and Long Term Disability/LifeLock/IMA BenePlus Card paid time off benefits (Holiday, Sick, Vacation) offered immediately. 401k offered after one year.
El Sistema Colorado harnesses the joy of music and ignites the potential in our future leaders through an immersive youth music education program that transcends socioeconomic barriers.
The Music Education Director is responsible for the management, quality, and growth of all early childhood, after-school, and summer programs at the El Sistema Colorado Music Center. Areas of responsibility include oversight of each program, management of all El Sistema Colorado teaching and site staff, pedagogical and program planning and evaluation, collaboration with school and community partners, and family engagement. This is a full-time position, hired by and directly accountable to the Executive Director of El Sistema Colorado.
For the full job description visit https://elsistemacolorado.org/get-involved/jobs/work-with-us/
Email Executive Director, Whitney Stuberg, at firstname.lastname@example.org with resume, references, and cover letter to apply.
Purpose: A Lower School Teacher is responsible for carrying out the mission of VMS through curriculum development, classroom teaching, assessment, differentiation, classroom management, outdoor education, character development and building rapport with students in and out of the classroom. Our teachers support the mission and philosophy of the school. They value the community and culture of Vail Mountain School and strive to make our school a better place. The hallmark of our faculty is their participation in the school outside of their classroom. They volunteer for activities and are active in the community. Our teachers understand that knowing their students is a prerequisite to becoming a great teacher.
Who You Are:
A “raise your hand” type of person. You’re interested in participating in school events like after school academy, field trips, sitting at lunch tables, assisting with carpool, hut trips, and Ski Fridays. You are ready to participate fully in the life of the school.
Willing to provide general supervision of students
Able to communicate in a timely and professional manner with students, parents, colleagues, and volunteers
Excited to work in the performing art department as a member of a team to cover all performances and school needs.
Ready to attend related meetings and assist with afternoon/evening programs; some of which may occur outside of the school day
Actively promoting the mission of the school
Deeply knowledgeable in the subject area; displaying dedication, passion, inspiration, the ability to individualize learning, and the capacity to help all students succeed.
Committed to pursuing professional development and are life-long learners.
Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university required; advanced degree preferred
Proficiency in designing effective lessons, teaching diverse learning styles and managing elementary school age students
You are passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion and their integration into our school. You consider yourself culturally competent and so do your co-workers.
What You Will Do: (Click here for more details)
Teach Lower School music curriculum, develop lesson plans and map curriculum.
Collaborate with teachers in lower, middle, and upper school, skillfully navigating the needs of all schools.
Produce high quality musical productions for lower school three times per year.
Provide general supervision of students at all times in the building (including lunch and recess)
Communicate in a timely and professional manner with students, parents and colleagues
Attend related meetings which may occur outside of the school day
Assist with afternoon and evening programs as requested
Participate in Board related events, as requested
Participate in orientation, field trips, hut trips, student activities, and Ski Fridays
Demonstrate knowledge of students and how they learn, and implements new teaching models to match student needs
Participate in peer review through observation and coaching following the VMS professional growth plan
Teach students in both the lower (k-5) and middle (6-8) school.
Advocate for and ensure that diversity, inclusion, and social justice permeates the school’s programs and drives its culture.
Who We Are:
Vail Mountain School is a rapport-based independent school who is proud of our roots in the Vail Valley. We are a group of active people who are committed to instilling the value of our natural surroundings to the next generation through education, responsibility, and kindness. VMS is a caring and thoughtful organization committed to the lives of our employees. We offer a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance plans designed to fit the needs of our faculty and staff. We offer a monthly wellness benefit reimbursement as well as FSA and HSA options depending on your health insurance elections. We focus on the professional development of our faculty and staff through individual professional development opportunities. Vail Mountain School is proud to offer competitive compensation based on your life experience.
In order to develop character, seek knowledge, and build community, Vail Mountain School is dedicated to addressing institutional and individual inequities in order to holistically support the well-being and success of our community members. We are committed to approaching the topic of inclusivity as rigorously as we do our academics, learning side by side as a cross-age community. We aim to acknowledge the past societal failures of silence and passivity, especially prevalent in our educational institutions, as we strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment for every student.
How to Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Bravo! Vail Music Festival – Education & Engagement Programs Coordinator
About Bravo! Vail
The Bravo! Vail Music Festival brings world-renowned musicians to picturesque venues throughout the Vail Valley for six weeks, drawing music lovers from around the world. As stewards of exceptional orchestral and chamber music in the Vail Valley, Bravo! Vail is also proud to continue the tradition of providing the very best education programs to youth and adults.
Bravo! Vail Mission: Bravo! Vail enriches people’s lives through the power of music by: • Producing the finest performances by the greatest artists; • Fostering music education; • Promoting a lifelong appreciation of the arts.
Bravo! Vail Vision: Once in a lifetime musical experiences. Each and every time.
Bravo! Vail Values: • Advances excellence; • Shares artistic passion; • Acts with integrity and respect; • Embraces collaboration.
Bravo! Vail’s administration is a tight-knit, collaborative group of happy, active people who value each other as team members. Each department at Bravo! Vail takes great pride in their work, while also taking great pleasure in the unique Vail lifestyle. The relaxed, dog-friendly office is full of camaraderie (and snacks), and during the summer while the festival is on, the work is intense and the energy is infectious.
The Education & Engagement Programs Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the execution of the mission of the department: creating meaningful connections and inspiring musical curiosity. There are currently more than 20 Education & Engagement programs or series, categorized into four focus areas:
• Access/Exposure – Remove barriers and create entry points to music
• Instruction – Cultivate and inspire the musician inside every child
• Enrichment – Deepen a person’s understanding of music
• Professional Development – Enhance the health and vibrancy of the performing arts field
The Education & Engagement Programs Coordinator is responsible for managing one Education & Engagement intern.
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• Coordinate the Bravo Vail Music Makers program;
o Continue to develop violin and piano curriculum in collaboration with teaching staff
o Manage student enrollment process and assist Marketing with recruitment efforts
o Coordinate dissemination of teaching resources
o Manage instrument inventory, rental agreements, and track repairs
o Communicate with parents, students, and community partners about the Bravo! Vail After-School Piano and Violin Programs
o Program and execute recitals and community performances throughout the year
o Capture data annually through surveys and evaluation tools
• Teach group violin classes two days per week as a Bravo! Vail Lead Teacher with assistance of assistant teacher;
• Assist with execution of all access & exposure, enrichment, and professional development summer programs for youth and adults including but not limited to, Pre-Concert Talks, Inside the Music, Little Listeners @ the Library, Community Concert series, community collaborations, Intern Enhancement Activities, and Family Concerts;
• Design and execute Summer Piano and Violin Intensive in collaboration with the Lead Piano and Lead Violin Teachers;
• Hire and manage one seasonal intern;
• Other duties as assigned.
Key Relationships and Collaborations:
• Build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with internal departments and colleagues and coordinate on projects as needed;
• Work closely with numerous external stakeholders and partners including event venues, community partners, local music teachers, students, parents, libraries, vendors and more.
Values, Background and Knowledge:
• A passion for Bravo! Vail’s mission to enrich peoples’ lives through the power of music;
• Deep connection to Bravo! Vail’s core values: Advances excellence; Shares artistic passion; Acts with integrity and respect; and Embraces collaboration;
• Ability to interact and develop relationships with co-workers, give and receive constructive input, contribute ideas and viewpoints, adapt to changing circumstances and expectations and commitment to understand and remedy interpersonal conflicts;
• Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive team member;
• Excellent judgement and creative problem-solving including conflict resolution skills;
• Self-reliant, but open to growth opportunities;
Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience; preferably in Music and/or Education;
• A minimum of one year of work experience in music education; ideally violin instruction for elementary students;
• Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, public speaking and presentation skills; English and Spanish strongly preferred;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
• Ability to learn and develop proficiency in additional technology systems;
• Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment;
• Weekend, evening, and holiday work is required at various times throughout the year.
Salary $40,000 – $45,000, teaching time paid separately at $50/hour.
• Group insurance (medical, dental, vision, life)
• Health incentive
• Paid holidays, personal/medical and vacation
• Company matching retirement contribution
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
How to apply:
Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Bands
Upper Rio Grande School District is looking for an energetic and experienced candidate to serve as the district’s Director of Bands. This position will oversee the development of our elementary instrumental music appreciation program, as well as conducting our middle and high school band programs. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Music or Music Education. The applicant must also possess or be able to obtain an appropriate Colorado teaching license. Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter to: Aaron Horrocks, Jr/Sr High Principal at ahorrocks@urtiers or Amy Duda, Elementary Principal at email@example.com. Applications can be picked up at the District Office or online at www.urtigers.co.
The Littleton Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is seeking a Music Director to serve as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor beginning with the 2022-23 season. Reporting to the LSO Board of Directors, the Music Director programs and conducts works each season from the full range of orchestral literature as well as popular music. The LSO, a community orchestra in its 37th season, is part of the vibrant cultural scene in the Denver metropolitan area. Recent seasons have included four subscription concerts, one holiday concert, one children’s concert, and an early evening New Year’s Eve concert fundraiser.
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Conducting all Orchestra concerts, as well as the rehearsals for those concerts.
• Determining rehearsals and rehearsal schedules along with the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
• Working with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and orchestra members at large in determining the programming for the regular concert season within the music budget set by the Board of Directors.
• Working effectively with guest soloists.
• Chairing all audition panels.
• Abiding by and implementing the policies of the LSO as adopted by the Board of Directors.
• Maintaining effective communication with LSO members, staff, and board of directors, as well as audiences, supporters, and the community at large.
• Attending Board of Directors meetings as a non-voting, ex officio member.
• Through strategic planning, working with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to define and update the mission, vision, and values of the LSO.
Compensation: Commensurate with Position Requirements, Experience & Qualifications
Successful applicant will have a breadth of knowledge in the orchestral repertoire and meet the following preferred requirements:
• Advanced degree in Music or equivalent years of commensurate experience
• Five years of orchestral conducting experience
• Commitment to uphold the LSO vision, core values, and policies
Email resume to:
Nancy Oberg, Chairperson
Music Director Search Committee
Littleton Symphony Orchestra