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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.


Major Gifts and Capital Campaign Director
South Shore Conservatory is seeking a dynamic Major Gifts Director. The director will manage all SSC major gifts and planned giving programs in an effort to engage SSC segments and steward SSC’s current major gifts portfolio. The director is expected to solicit and close gifts. He/she will lead the effort in raising corporate, foundation and individual gifts in support of a capital campaign.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, plus 5-7 years of experience managing a portfolio of relationships, strong capital campaign experience, and proven results in all phases of the donor cycle. Outstanding communication and organizational skills are critical, along with a strong interest in music and the arts. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Amy Schomp at a.schomp@sscmusic.org. No phone inquiries please.


Duxbury Music Festival Manager
South Shore Conservatory is seeking a Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) Manager. Duxbury Music Festival is a program of South Shore Conservatory. In its 12th season, DMF is a two and a half week chamber music festival that brings students and faculty from all over the world to study, perform and compete in Duxbury. There are music performances and events throughout the Festival. Performances begin on July 14 and end on July 28.

The DMF Manager will oversee Duxbury Music Festival events, volunteers and marketing. The ideal candidate should be comfortable with deadline-driven responsibilities and have the capacity to handle multiple priorities at one time. The position requires 10–20 hours per week January through June, with a full time commitment, including nights and weekends during the Festival.

A bachelor’s degree plus experience in events management with proven communication, organization and planning skills is required. Additionally, experience in development and volunteer management preferred.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Amy Schomp at a.schomp@sscmusic.org. No phone inquiries please.


Dance Instructor
South Shore Conservatory is seeking a long-term substitute for children’s dance classes at its Hingham campus beginning April until late May 2017. Classes are Thursday afternoons/evenings for Kindergarten Hip Hop (ages 5-6), Intro to Ballet (ages 4-6), and Children’s Hip Hop (ages 8+). Ideal candidate would be able to teach all three classes and have experience working with young children in a dance studio environment. Previous dance teaching preferred, however this could be a potential student teaching opportunity for the right candidate. * Must have reliable transportation as this location is not accessible by T or Commuter Line. Please send cover letter and resume to SSC’s Dance Department Chair, Susie Guthro at s.guthro@sscmusic.org.


Suzuki Violin Instructors
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.


Violin/Viola Instructor
posted November 28, 2016
South Shore Conservatory is seeking a violin/viola teacher who has the passion and skill set to teach a wide range of ages and levels from beginner through advanced beginning January 3, 2017.  The successful candidate should be available to teach three days: Mondays and Thursdays at SSC’s Duxbury campus, and Tuesdays at SSC’s Hingham campus. Teaching hours are approximately 3-7 pm. The ideal candidate has a strong classical background with a willingness to draw on a variety of genres. It is hoped that the selected candidate will participate in SSC’s thriving performance culture. A minimum of a master’s degree and two years of teaching experience required.  A car is essential.  Please send a cover letter and resume via email to:
Violin Position – Lorna Jane Norris - V.P Education l.norris@sscmusic.org. No phone calls please.