Music Instruction Music Instruction

Award-winning music lessons, ensembles, and group classes for aspiring musicians of all ages and skill levels — children, teens, and adults.

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Early Childhood Early Childhood

Morning & Full-Day Preschool programs with a full, child-centered curriculum of creative specials like music, science, drama, social and emotional learning, and more!

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Music Therapy Music Therapy

Established in 1966, our pioneering Center for Music Therapy (CMT) uses guided music experiences to help individuals meet life's challenges.

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Bop Stop Bop Stop

BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.

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Careers

Careers

Thank you for your interest in a career at The Music Settlement. Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes. All opportunities will be posted below with instructions about how to apply.


Founded in 1912, The Cleveland Music School Settlement (dba The Music Settlement (TMS)) was built on the ideals of inclusiveness and opportunity for all using music as the common language. TMS has grown from its foundation of music instruction, to also offering early childhood education and music therapy services. In 2018, TMS expanded its mission with the construction of a second campus in the near west side Ohio City neighborhood. Through our three Centers –Music, Early Childhood, and Music Therapy – and our Bop Stop performance venue, TMS caters to a diverse clientele that spans a lifetime.

Our Mission: To inspire and welcome all to our music and arts community to learn, create, celebrate, and heal.
Our Vision:   To unlock the potential in everyone.

Part Time

Cello Instructor -- Suzuki and Traditional

The Cello Instructor – Suzuki and Traditional advances and supports the mission of The Music Settlement through the following actions: Inspiring and encouraging students on their paths of musical growth. Imparting a sound pedagogy derived from education and experience. Compliance with The Music Settlement’s policies regarding attendance, communication, and reporting. Classification: Part Time (under 30 hours per week). Reports to: This position reports to the Chair of the Center for Music, and the Suzuki Department Head Essential...

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Full Time

Chair, Center for Music

The Chair, Center for Music reports to the President & CEO with management responsibilities for the Center for Music’s programs and operations. This senior staff member represents the institution to students, parents, funders, community leaders, music educators, arts organizations, institutions of higher education, volunteers, and the public at large. The Chair will implement and execute programs, policies, and strategy with the support and supervision of the President & CEO; develop...

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Full Time

Manager, Human Resources

The primary function of the Manager, Human Resources (“HR”) is to coordinate HR policies and programs with emphasis on the benefits and compensation areas, ensuring that the organization is in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations. In addition, the position is a one-person department who works closely with the President & CEO in the evaluation, development, and implementation of ongoing HR policies and procedures, training, programs, and organizational functions...

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Full-Time / Part-Time

Early Childhood Teacher

Classification: Available classroom placement and substitute teaching positions are part-time with flexible hours. Full-time opportunities may develop. Opportunities available in University Circle and Ohio City locations. Primary Purpose: Plan, implement and supervise a classroom program for children ages 3 – 5 years in accordance with the philosophies and policies of the school, Step Up to Quality, Universal PreKindergarten, and Ohio Licensing regulations. Reports to: Early Childhood Director, and on Site Administrator Essential duties...

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Full Time

Maintenance Assistant

Primary purpose: The Maintenance Assistant position is to assist the Director of Buildings & Grounds in all aspects of maintenance and housekeeping. Duties include but are not limited to electrical, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical systems, preventive maintenance, and emergency response. Essential duties and responsibilities: Mechanically inclined, ability to learn mechanical skills Electrical repair, troubleshooting, replacement Plumbing repair, troubleshooting, replacement carpentry skills Plastering, drywall, painting, caulking Boiler maintenance a plus Emergency response, Security Event set ups and tear-downs HVAC maintenance Housekeeping Snow removal and...

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Part Time

Suzuki Piano Instructor

Primary purpose: The SUZUKI PIANO Instructor advances and supports the mission of The Music Settlement through the following actions: Inspiring and encouraging students on their paths of musical growth. Imparting a sound pedagogy derived from education and experience. Compliance with The Music Settlement’s policies regarding attendance, communication, and reporting. Classification: Part Time (under 30 hours per week) Reports to: Chair, Center for Music and the Department Head, Suzuki Essential duties and responsibilities: Inspiring and Encouraging students on...

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