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.

Learn More

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!

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

Center for Early Childhood Substitute

The Music Settlement has openings for Early Childhood Classroom Teachers. Established in 1955, The Music Settlement has earned a reputation for excellence in all aspects of early childhood education and is recognized as one of the outstanding preschool programs in Northeast Ohio. The program has a strong emphasis on the arts, literacy and science.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan, implement and supervise a classroom program for children ages 3 – 5 in accordance with the philosophies and policies of the school, Step Up to Quality, Universal PreKindergaren, and Ohio Licensing regulations.

Specific DUTIES include:

  • Design and maintain a classroom environment for children that is developmentally appropriate and encourages and supports their exploration and experimentation;
  • Plans for children’s learning using a developmentally appropriate curriculum stemming from children’s as well as teacher’s ideas which meet Ohio State Standards for early childhood curriculum;
  • Supervise and monitor the safety, activity and behavior of children through observation and interaction;
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans, and ongoing portfolios;
  • Establish a positive school/home relationship through posted weekly lesson plans, a monthly newsletter, parent teacher conferences, daily interactions with parents and the use of parent volunteers;
  • Attend staff meetings and school wide functions as scheduled.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • Day Care or Preschool classroom experience.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

REPORTS TO: Early Childhood Administrator


Please send a resume and cover letter to

Apply for this position

Back to Careers


Sign Up

Get email updates from The Music Settlement

Share This Page