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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.

Cello Instructor
posted 11/20/17

South Shore Conservatory, the largest community music school in New England, has an immediate opening for one or two dedicated cello teaching artists to take over or divide an existing studio (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) at its Hingham campus.  Students in this studio range from beginners (school-age through adult) to intermediate and advanced students. There is the opportunity for adding chamber groups if desired and available. It is hoped that the selected candidate/s will participate in SSC’s thriving performance culture. A minimum of a Master’s degree and three years of teaching experience are required. Please send a cover letter and resume via email, with Cello Instructor in the subject line, to: Amanda Roberts, String Department chair at a.roberts@sscmusic.org. No phone calls please.

Duxbury Music Festival Manager
posted 10/25/17

South Shore Conservatory is seeking a Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) Manager. Duxbury Music Festival is a program of South Shore Conservatory. In its 13th season, DMF is a two and a half week chamber music festival in July that attracts students and faculty from all over the world to study, perform and compete in Duxbury.

The DMF Manager oversees all Festival events, volunteers and marketing activities, including securing performance venues and student dormitories, working and meeting with the DMF executive team and SSC development team, and handling ticket sales. The ideal candidate must be comfortable with deadline-driven responsibilities, have excellent interpersonal skills and 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 in July.

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.

Executive Assistant
posted 10/18/17

At a time of rapid and strategic growth, South Shore Conservatory (SSC) in Massachusetts seeks a high-energy, organized, and hard-working team player to support the President. Executive Assistant (EA) is a new position, serving as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies, supporting core office management functions, and managing the President's complex calendar. The EA also serves as support to the Board of Trustees, board committees, and as liaison to senior management teams, and oversees special projects in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. It is essential that the self-starting candidate possess impeccable written and oral communication skills, the highest level of discretion, honesty and professionalism, as well as strong and resourceful problem-solving and decision-making capabilities. The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, a minimum of two years of post-college work experience (preferably with an arts and culture organization), experience with twitter and social media platforms, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, experience with databases, and be a thoughtful, gracious communicator with a calm and cheerful demeanor. Salary and benefits package are commensurate with experience, includes health, dental and vision coverage, two weeks paid vacation. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Bill Arvanites at b.arvanites@sscmusic.org. Please specify Executive Assistant in the subject line. 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.