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ADMINISTRATION & STAFF FACULTY

ADMINISTRATION & STAFF OPPORTUNITIES

PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST, WILLOW GROVE BRANCH

Settlement Music School's Willow Grove Branch seeks a Part-Time Receptionist who is available Monday and Friday evenings, September – June, beginning on September 8th. Responsibilities include answering telephones, taking student payments, general filing, and office duties. Previous office/customer-service experience required. Knowledge of music not required, but desirable. 

To apply, send resume/CV to Danielle Marone.             

DIRECTOR, WILLOW GROVE BRANCH

The Branch Director is responsible for the educational, artistic and administrative management of the Willow Grove Branch and works as a member of the senior management in the overall administration of Settlement Music School.  He/she will work closely with all Branch Directors to build upon successful program development models to encourage student recruitment from the community. The Willow Grove Branch Director is integral to building new partnerships and developing existing ones in the local community, which has been an area of tremendous growth for the School in the past several years. 

Specific responsibilities for this full-time position include:

  • Hire and supervise a six person (full-time and part-time) office staff
  • Assign and supervise approximately 45 faculty
  • Oversee programs that provide more than 1,200 services per week
  • Develop partnerships within the community served by the branch
  • Continue to build enrollment
  • Act as the staff liaison to the Willow Grove Branch Board of Directors
  • Manage a 25,000 square foot branch facility and grounds

The Branch Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer and works closely with the Director of Education.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in music performance or music education
  • Masters degree in music performance or music education or equivalent experience preferred
  • 7+ years teaching experience and arts administrative experience that includes management
  • Extensive knowledge in the field of community arts education
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with individuals inside and outside the institution and be an outstanding advocate of Settlement’s mission

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

To apply, send cover letter and resume by email only to: Helen Eaton, CEO, at helen.eaton@smsmusic.org

DIRECTOR, WYNNEFIELD BRANCH

The Branch Director is responsible for the educational, artistic and administrative management of the Wynnefield Branch and works as a member of the senior management in the overall administration of Settlement Music School.  He/she will work closely with all Branch Directors to build upon successful program development models to encourage student recruitment from the community. The Wynnefield Branch Director is integral to building new partnerships and developing existing ones in the local community, which has been an area of tremendous growth for the School in the past several years. 

Specific responsibilities for this full-time position include:

  • Hire and supervise a six person (full-time and part-time) office staff
  • Assign and supervise approximately 55 faculty
  • Oversee programs that provide more than 1,500 services per week
  • Develop partnerships within the community served by the branch
  • Continue to build enrollment
  • Act as the staff liaison to the Wynnefield Branch Board of Directors
  • Manage a 18,000 square foot branch facility and grounds

The Branch Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer and works closely with the Director of Education.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in music performance or music education
  • Masters degree in music performance or music education or equivalent experience preferred
  • 7+ years teaching experience and arts administrative experience that includes management
  • Extensive knowledge in the field of community arts education
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with individuals inside and outside the institution and be an outstanding advocate of Settlement’s mission

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

To apply, send cover letter and resume by email only to: Helen Eaton, CEO, helen.eaton@smsmusic.org

PART-TIME MAINTENANCE, MARY LOUISE CURTIS BRANCH

The Mary Louise Curtis Branch of Settlement Music School seeks a responsible individual to perform a variety of janitorial and/or security tasks in order to maintain a clean and safe building and grounds.

Schedule: Sundays; 12pm to 8pm, at the Mary Louise Curtis Branch located at 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Responsibilities:

  •  Clean and service restrooms;
  • Sweeps, vacuums and mops stairways, hallway and lobby floors;
  • Gather and dispose of rubbish and waste materials;
  • Operation of security and fire alarm systems;
  • Secure building;
  • Cleans grounds and parking lot of litter, glass or other debris;
  • Observes appearances and conditions of premises and equipment; reports needed repairs, safety hazards, or conditions requiring outside vendor services to branch director and/or facilities manager;

Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of standard methods, practices, tools and equipment used to clean buildings and furniture;
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules
  • Ability to operate and use janitorial tools, equipment and supplies such as vacuum cleaners, cleaning compounds and solutions;
  • Ability to follow instructions;
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds;
  • Interviewed candidates must pass police background check and child abuse clearances.

Physical Requirements: The job duties require an employee to bend, reach and stand for extended periods.

Education: No specific amount of formal education is required.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of related work experience

To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Mary Louise Curtis Branch, Settlement Music School, Attention: Kris Rudzinski, Director, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, or via email.

CLERK/RECEPTIONIST, CAMDEN BRANCH

Responsible, dependable individual needed to process student’s accounts, answer telephones, file and perform light clerical work.  Computer experience required.  Approximately 15 -20 hour per week: Monday and Wednesday 3 – 8 pm and Saturdays 9 – 2 pm required, September through June.  Position available immediately.  Must be bilingual, Spanish-English.

Successful candidate must be bilingual, have excellent conversation, computer and telephone skills, the ability to work accurately with student’s payments on a computerized system and a willingness to work with and help people of all ages and backgrounds.

No telephone calls, please. Send resume to: Valerie Clayton, Director Camden Branch, Settlement Music School, Attention Receptionist Position, 990 Morgan Blvd.  Camden NJ 08104, or by email.

FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Settlement Music School welcomes resumes and letters of interest from qualified teachers seeking employment in the core program of afternoon, evening and Saturday instruction or in various daytime programs that the School offers.

In general, Settlement employs fully credentialed and experienced specialist teachers. Settlement gives preference to candidates willing to work at multiple locations and interested in making a significant commitment of time to their teaching at Settlement.

To apply, please email a brief resume and cover letter to Helen Eaton, Executive Director.

The Executive Director hires faculty for all locations. Please do not telephone.

Current Areas of Need

  • Piano Instruction
  • Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in piano.
  • Jazz Piano Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in jazz music or jazz education from an accredited institution with a concentration in piano
  • Early Childhood Classroom Instruction

    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music education or early childhood education from an accredited institution with a concentration in piano or guitar. Includes instruction for Children's Music Playshop (ages 6 months to 3 years) and Children's Music Workshop (ages 3 to 9 years)  

Additional Openings

  • Bassoon Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in bassoon.
  • Cello Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in cello.
  • Flute Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in flute.
  • Guitar Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in guitar.
  • String Orchestra Conductor
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a concentration in a string instrument and with experience in ensemble conducting.
  • Viola Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in viola
  • Violin Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in violin.

Additionally, Settlement is always accepting resumes for the following positions:

  • Dance (Ballet) and Creative Movement
  • Early Childhood Education

Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in the instrument they seek to teach. Settlement generally gives preference to candidates with advanced degrees and specific studio teaching experience.