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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.

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
posted June 7, 2017

South Shore Conservatory, Massachusetts’ largest community school for the arts, seeks an experienced Kindergarten Assistant Teacher to work with its Lead Teacher in an arts-integrated, Full Day PreK/Kindergarten program (9 am – 2:30 pm) in Hingham, MA starting September, 2017. Candidates must be familiar with current assessments and curricula under Massachusetts Frameworks/Early Learning Guidelines, hold EEC certification and/or DOE licensure for teacher or lead teacher, as well as hold current First Aid/ CPR certification. Bachelors degree required, in-field preferred. The ideal candidate should be a nurturing, positive educator with a great sense of humor. The candidate should be fun, creative, and committed with an appreciation for and understanding of arts-integrated learning and developmental levels of students age 4-6. Strong behavior management, communication, and computer skills are a must. Candidates should also have experience in developing and implementing a thematic/project-based curriculum for students age 4-6, working with students who have diverse learning styles, and working with both large and small groups of students as well as individuals. Send resume and cover letter, with SSC Kindergarten Assistant Teacher in the subject line, to Preschool/PreK/Kindergarten Director Rachel Gellis at r.gellis@sscmusic.org. No calls please.

Voice Instructor
posted April 3, 2017
South Shore Conservatory has an immediate opening for a part-time voice instructor to join our thriving voice department.  The currently opening is on Tuesdays at its Duxbury campus and Thursdays at its Hingham campus, during after-school hours.  Having a car is essential.  The ideal candidate should be comfortable with musical theater, classical, and contemporary styles, have experience with both private and group instruction, and have an interest in teaching elementary, middle, high-school ages and adults.  The SSC voice department emphasizes ongoing mentorship of teachers, creative performance opportunities for students and faculty, and a vibrant spirit of collaboration and collegiality. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and two years of private teaching experience is required. Please send a cover letter and resume via email to: Voice Search – Emily Browder Melville, Voice Department Chair, e.browdermelville@sscmusic.org .  No phone calls please.

Jazz/Rock/Pop Voice Instructor

Posted April 3, 2017
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
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.