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Strings Teacher, Zeta Charter Schools

Zeta Charter Schools, NYC

Materials Due By:

January 1, 2025

Strings Teacher, Zeta Charter Schools

Are you looking to make a BIG impact? At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development for our students. We insist that every student receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. We are passionate about changing the landscape of public education in New York City and beyond, and we are uncompromising in our mission.

Excellent music education is core to this mission. In addition to music classes, we are proud to provide our students with lessons in violin, viola, cello, and piano.

Currently, we operate multiple elementary and middle schools in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We plan to grow and open 1-2 schools each year because children in every community deserve excellent, equitable education. If you are passionate about music, love working with motivated students, and are interested in improving educational equity in New York City, join us!

As a part-time Instrumental Teacher at Zeta, you will:

– Teach weekly instrumental lessons to students

– Lessons are either individual or for groups of 24 students

– Lessons are 30 minutes in length, taught during the school day

– During the school year, for violin, viola, and cello, teach instrument club (up to 12 students)

– Club hours are:

– Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 pm,

– Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday 3:30-4:30 pm

– Club activities include ensemble playing, music theory, musicianship, and music appreciation

– Teach from Suzuki Method books for strings lessons and the Suzuki Method books or Faber Piano Adventures Series for piano lessons

– Supplement method book materials with any repertoire, improvisation, or composition activities, according to interest

– Complete practice logs for your students each week

– Communicate with family members at least three times per semester to share progress and set goals for at-home practice

– Complete two assessments of your students each semester (four per school year, one per summer, if applicable) to report on their progress

– Prepare all students for end-of-semester juries performed for outside examiners

– A competitive salary ($50/hour)

– Lesson books and supplementary learning materials for yourself and all of your students

– Opportunities for professional growth

Want to learn more about Zeta and our passion for music? Check out the links below:

Why Violin at Zeta
Zeta Music Program Overview
Artist in Residence Program
Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).

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