At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development for our students. Excellent music education is core to this mission. In addition to music classes, we are proud to provide our students with lessons in violin, viola, cello, and piano.
If you are passionate about music, love working with motivated students, and are interested in improving educational equity in New York City, join us!
At Zeta you will:
Teach weekly instrumental lessons to students.
Lessons are either individual or for groups of 24 students
Lessons are 30 minutes in length, taught during the school day
During the school year, for violin, viola, and cello, teach instrument club (up to 12 students)
Club hours are:
Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 pm,
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday 3:30-4:30 pm
Club activities include ensemble playing, music theory, musicianship, and music appreciation
Teach from Suzuki Method books for strings lessons and the Suzuki Method books or Faber Piano Adventures Series for piano lessons
Supplement method book materials with any repertoire, improvisation, or composition activities, according to interest
Complete practice logs for your students each week
Communicate with family members at least three times per semester to share progress and set goals for at-home practice
Complete two assessments of your students each semester (four per school year, one per summer, if applicable) to report on their progress
Prepare all students for end-of-semester juries performed for outside examiners
A competitive salary ($50/hour)
Lesson books and supplementary learning materials for yourself and all of your students
Opportunities for professional growth
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Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).