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Flute Instructor

Founded in 1912, The Cleveland Music School Settlement (dba The Music Settlement) provides music and arts programming to students of all ages and backgrounds in a way that promotes creativity, self-confidence and artistic expression.

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

Primary purpose:
The Flute 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.
  • Provide instruction in a variety of styles as needed
  • Provide instruction to students of all abilities and all ages as developmentally appropriate

Part Time (under 30 hours per week)

Reports to:
This position reports to the Chair of the Center for Music

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Encourage individual student progress and foster growth of studio.
  • Identify musical goals of the students and identify specific student needs.
  • Encourage students to participate in ensembles at The Music Settlement.
  • Encourage students to audition for Music Settlement scholarships.
  • Have students participate in at least one Music Settlement recital per year.
  • Maintain communication with students and parents (if applicable).
  • Attend mandatory all-organization meetings and necessary training sessions.
  • Be willing and able to adapt to different modalities of instruction.
  • Be punctual to lessons
  • Comply with The Music Settlement’s system of communication and regularly check TMS issued email at least once a week.
  • Teaching may take place at University Circle campus, Ohio City campus, or via distance learning.
  • Potential to direct small to medium flute groups

The Flute Instructor will be evaluated upon the following criteria:

  • Retention of students and measurable increased enrollment in studio.
  • Regularly checking and appropriately responding to communication from The Music Settlement: email and voicemail.
  • Student involvement in Music Settlement recitals, events, scholarship auditions, and ensembles (if applicable).
  • Volunteer at least once per school year in a TMS recruitment or outreach activity.

Educational requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in music (or related field) required, Master’s preferred.

Previous experience in private teaching is desired. Salary will be based upon level of education and teaching experience.

The Flute Instructor must personally adhere to all established personnel policies and practices of The Music Settlement. As a member of the administrative staff, this individual must encourage a respectful, healthy, and productive work environment for all employees, volunteers, customers, and clients.

The Music Settlement is an equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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