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Job Opportunities


SSC Faculty Members Expectations

o Provide well-rounded quality musical instruction to students by:

  • Encouraging creativity, consistency in attendance, practice, progress and performance.
  • Tailoring your teaching to the individual needs, abilities and goals of each student while teaching fundamental musical skills.
  • Inspiring your students through your passion, talents and love for teaching which in turn will foster their musical and personal growth.

o Engage yourself and your students with the Conservatory community and actively support its mission.

o Maintain open and frequent communication with parents and students in order to support their educational progress, maintain studio enrollment and ensure each student has an exceptional experience at the Conservatory.

o Have knowledge of the Conservatory's educational continuum and recommend programs that will stimulate and expand your student's artistic education.

South Shore Conservatory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, marital status, political belief, sexual orientation, and disability.


Contemporary Rock Guitar Instructor
Posted July 25, 2017

South Shore Conservatory (SSC), the largest community school for the arts in Massachusetts, is seeking a creative and dynamic contemporary rock guitar teacher and performer to join its thriving Jazz/Rock/Pop Department effective September 2017. The current opening is for a minimum of two days, but there is some flexibility as to which days of the week the candidate could teach. The general teaching hours at our two campuses, Hingham and Duxbury, are Monday through Friday 2-8 pm. SSC has a thriving Jazz/Rock/Pop program and performance culture with ample opportunities for growth and development for the right candidate.
The ideal candidate will have both the skills and passion for teaching rock and improvisation to students of all ages and levels. Experience in coaching rock bands and leading student events is strongly desired, as are skills in current music technology. The ability to teach traditional technical skills is essential.  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is preferred and a minimum of two years of teaching experience is required. 
Please email a cover letter and resume to:
Subject line: JRP guitar search
Ed Broms, Co-Chair, Jazz Rock Pop Department e.broms@sscmusic.org.  No phone calls please.


Upright/Electric Bass Instructor
Posted July 25, 2017

South Shore Conservatory (SSC), the largest community school for the arts in New England, is looking for a professional bassist and teaching artist specializing in contemporary music styles especially jazz performance and pedagogy.  The ideal candidate will also have experience in orchestral performance, and be comfortable teaching classical performance/bowing to an intermediate or advanced level.  Skills in electric bass performance and pedagogy also highly desired.
The successful candidate will be a part of SSC’s Jazz/Rock/Pop Department and the String Department. The position begins in September 2017 and includes one teaching day (approximately 3 – 8 pm) at our Hingham campus. It is hoped that the selected candidate will participate in SSC’s thriving performance culture.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three years of teaching experience are required.  Please send a cover letter and resume via email to:
Subject line:  Upright bass position
Ed Sorrentino  - Co-chair of the Jazz/Rock/Pop Department ed.sorrentino@sscmusic.org.   No phone calls please.


Violin Instructor
Posted 25, 2017

South Shore Conservatory (SSC), the largest community school for the arts in New England, is seeking a violin teacher who has the passion and skill set to teach a wide range of ages and levels from beginner through early advanced. The ideal candidate has a strong classical background with a willingness to draw on a variety of genres. Suzuki-certified, or having a strong working knowledge of the Suzuki repertoire and philosophy is greatly desired but not required for consideration. A love for working with and teaching young beginners is essential. It is hoped that the selected candidate will participate in SSC’s thriving performance culture.
The current opening is for a minimum of three days, but there is some flexibility as to which days of the week the candidate could teach. The general teaching hours at our two campuses, Hingham and Duxbury, are Monday through Friday 2-8 pm, and Saturdays 9 am - 4 pm in Hingham. SSC is in a period of expansion, and there are ample opportunities for growth and development for a motivated candidate who is committed to community arts education.
A minimum of a master’s degree and three years of teaching experience are required.  Please send a cover letter and resume via email to:
Subject line: Violin Position
Dr. Amanda Roberts, String Department Chair  a.roberts@sscmusic.org.  No phone calls please.


Piano Instructor Openings
posted June 29, 2017

South Shore Conservatory, the largest community school for the arts in New England with campuses in Hingham and Duxbury, is excited to announce openings in its diverse piano department, beginning September 2017. Ideal candidates should be passionate, dedicated teachers who are looking to join a thriving and supportive community of teachers and students. They should be comfortable and skilled in teaching a wide range of levels and interests, including young beginners, intermediate to advanced school-aged students, and avocational adults. Part- and full-time opportunities are available.

A minimum of a Master’s Degree and five years of teaching experience is preferred. Please email a cover letter and resume with ‘Piano department position’ in the subject line to: Piano Department Chair Jonathan Roberts j.roberts@sscmusic.org. No phone calls please.


Jazz/Rock/Pop Voice Instructor
Ongong openings

South Shore Conservatory is seeking a part-time dynamic vocal teaching artist to join its thriving Voice and Jazz/Rock/Pop departments effective April 2017. The current position involves after-school hours teaching on Wednesdays at our Duxbury campus and Friday at our Hingham campus.  A car is essential. The ideal candidate should be skilled at teaching fundamental vocal technique with a strong contemporary focus.  Both the Jazz/Rock/Pop department and Voice departments have a thriving performance culture, so the ideal candidate would be an active participant in SSC’s many performance opportunities. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of teaching experience are required. Please email a cover letter and resume to: JRP/Voice search – e.broms@sscmusic.org Co-Chair Jazz/Rock/Pop Department.  No phone calls please.


Suzuki Violin Instructors
Ongoing openings

South Shore Conservatory welcomes the ongoing receipt of resumes from certified Suzuki Violin teachers. SSC’s thriving Suzuki department requires its teachers to have strong connection to and a passion for the philosophies and pedagogical concepts of the Suzuki method. Teaching a group class is also a possibility and some traditional teaching may also be required. Suitable candidates should have a minimum of Book One training, but addition levels are welcomed. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and two years of Suzuki teaching experience is required. Please send a cover letter and resume via email to: Lorna Jane Norris – VP of Education l.norris@sscmusic.org. No phone calls please.