Employment Opportunities

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How to Apply

Download and complete the CMS Application for Employment.

Then email the completed application, along with your resume and a cover letter describing your education and experience in relation to the position, your availability, and why you are interested in joining our team at Community Music School.

Piano Teacher & Accompanist

Dr. Annie Tindall-Gibson gives a piano lesson to a young girl at Community Music School.

If you are a music education professional and believe in providing the opportunity and inspiration for anyone in our diverse community to achieve excellence in music education and appreciate the transformative power of music, then we would love to talk with you.

Community Music School is seeking an experienced piano teacher to provide private piano lessons, both in-person and online, to students of all ages and abilities, and provide piano accompaniment for student recitals and professional video and audio recordings.

Please send your resume and a cover letter describing your education and experience in relation to the position, your availability, and why you are interested in joining our team at Community Music School. Learn more about Community Music School at https://cmslv.org/about/employment/.

The specific job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide quality music instruction on a given instrument in a positive and professional learning environment
  • Develop and implement an individualized curriculum to motivate students to succeed, encourage positive habits, and develop well-rounded musicians
  • Work at a variety of levels teaching different musical skills to individuals or groups of all ages
  • Teach instrumental techniques, scales, sight-reading, music theory, and self-expression through music
  • Prepare students for music evaluations, auditions, and recitals
  • Attend regular faculty meetings and maintain clear communications with students, parents, and administration via phone, email, and online scheduling and billing system
  • Complete regular online evaluations of student progress
  • Piano teachers must also be able to accompany students of other instruments for recitals
  • Saturday morning availability a plus

Location: 1544 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18102

Position Type: Part-time, employee

Salary Level: Starting at $30/hour, up to $35/hour, based on education and experience

Schedule/Hours: Flexible depending on availability and demand. Monday through Friday afternoon/evening preferred. Saturday morning availability is a plus. Occasional Saturday and Sunday afternoons for recitals and outreach events.

Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident

Desired Skills: Proficiency in piano pedagogy and piano accompaniment, ability to work flexibly and independently with a diverse student base

Degree Level: Bachelor’s degree in music education, music performance, or related field

Required languages: English is required, Spanish is a plus

Clearances: All CMS faculty and staff must obtain and maintain current FBI, PA State Police, and PA Education or PA Dept of Human Services & Child Welfare clearances, and complete an approved mandated reporter training course every 36 months.

If you have current clearances, please include copies with your application: Child Abuse History Clearance (CY113), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Checks for Employment (SPA-164), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Fingerprinting (Service Name: Employee >=14 Years Contact w/ Children. 

Visit keepkidssafe.pa.gov for more information on clearances.

Voice Teacher

Voice Teacher Anthony Sharp accompanies a voice student singing on the stage at Musikfest

If you are a music education professional and believe in providing the opportunity and inspiration for anyone in our diverse community to achieve excellence in music education and appreciate the transformative power of music, then we would love to talk with you.

Community Music School is seeking an experienced voice teacher to provide private voice lessons, both in-person and online, to students of all ages and abilities.  Piano accompaniment is a plus, but not required.

NOTE: In accordance with the CMS Health & Safety Plan, all singers are required to wear face masks during lessons and when performing in the CMS building.

Please send your resume and a cover letter describing your education and experience in relation to the position, your availability, and why you are interested in joining our team at Community Music School.

The specific job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide quality music instruction on vocal technique and performance in a positive and professional learning environment
  • Develop and implement an individualized curriculum to motivate students to succeed, encourage positive habits, and develop well-rounded musicians
  • Work at a variety of levels teaching different musical skills to individuals or groups of all ages
  • Teach instrumental techniques, scales, sight-reading, music theory, and self-expression through music
  • Prepare students for music evaluations, auditions, and recitals
  • Attend regular faculty meetings and maintain clear communications with students, parents, and administration via phone, email, and online scheduling and billing system
  • Complete regular online evaluations of student progress
  • Saturday morning availability a plus

Location: 1544 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18102

Position Type: Part-time, employee

Salary Level: Starting at $30/hour, up to $35/hour, based on education and experience

Schedule/Hours: Flexible depending on availability and demand. Monday through Friday afternoon/evening preferred. Saturday morning availability is a plus. Occasional Saturday and Sunday afternoons for recitals and outreach events.

Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident

Desired Skills: Proficiency in vocal pedagogy, ability to work flexibly and independently with a diverse student base

Degree Level: Bachelor’s degree in music education, music performance, or related field

Required languages: English is required, Spanish is a plus

Clearances: All CMS faculty and staff must obtain and maintain current FBI, PA State Police, and PA Education or PA Dept of Human Services & Child Welfare clearances, and complete an approved mandated reporter training course every 36 months.

If you have current clearances, please include copies with your application: Child Abuse History Clearance (CY113), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Checks for Employment (SPA-164), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Fingerprinting (Service Name: Employee >=14 Years Contact w/ Children. 

Visit keepkidssafe.pa.gov for more information on clearances.

VIOLIN TEACHER

CMS has an immediate need for a drum teacher for private and group lessons.

If you are a music education professional and believe in providing the opportunity and inspiration for anyone in our diverse community to achieve excellence in music education and appreciate the transformative power of music, then we would love to talk with you.

Community Music School is seeking an experienced violin teacher to provide private lessons, in-person and online, to students of all ages and abilities.

Please send your resume and a cover letter describing your education and experience in relation to the position, your availability, and why you are interested in joining our team at Community Music School. Learn more about Community Music School at https://cmslv.org/about/employment/.

The specific job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide quality music instruction on a given instrument in a positive and professional learning environment
  • Develop and implement an individualized curriculum to motivate students to succeed, encourage positive habits, and develop well-rounded musicians
  • Work at a variety of levels teaching different musical skills to individuals or groups of all ages
  • Teach instrumental techniques, scales, sight-reading, music theory, and self-expression through music
  • Prepare students for music evaluations, auditions, and recitals
  • Attend regular faculty meetings and maintain clear communications with students, parents, and administration via phone, email, and online scheduling and billing system
  • Complete regular online evaluations of student progress
  • Saturday morning availability a plus

Location: 1544 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18102

Position Type: Part-time, employee

Salary Level: Starting at $30/hour, up to $35/hour, based on education and experience

Schedule/Hours: Flexible depending on availability and demand. Monday through Friday afternoon/evening preferred. Saturday morning availability is a plus. Occasional Saturday and Sunday afternoons for recitals and outreach events.

Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident

Desired Skills: Proficiency in violin performance, teaching, ability to work flexibly and independently with a diverse student base

Degree Level: Bachelor’s degree in music education, music performance, or related field

Required languages: English is required, Spanish is a plus

Clearances: All CMS faculty and staff must obtain and maintain current FBI, PA State Police, and PA Education or PA Dept of Human Services & Child Welfare clearances, and complete an approved mandated reporter training course every 36 months.

If you have current clearances, please include copies with your application: Child Abuse History Clearance (CY113), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Checks for Employment (SPA-164), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Fingerprinting (Service Name: Employee >=14 Years Contact w/ Children. 

Visit keepkidssafe.pa.gov for more information on clearances.

CELLO TEACHER

Cello lesson at Community Music School.

If you are a music education professional and believe in providing the opportunity and inspiration for anyone in our diverse community to achieve excellence in music education and appreciate the transformative power of music, then we would love to talk with you.

Community Music School is seeking an experienced cello teacher to provide private cello lessons, in-person and online, to students of all ages and abilities. Experience with double bass and other string instruments is a plus.

Please send your resume and a cover letter describing your education and experience in relation to the position, your availability, and why you are interested in joining our team at Community Music School. Learn more about Community Music School at https://cmslv.org/about/employment/.

The specific job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide quality music instruction on a given instrument in a positive and professional learning environment
  • Develop and implement an individualized curriculum to motivate students to succeed, encourage positive habits, and develop well-rounded musicians
  • Work at a variety of levels teaching different musical skills to individuals or groups of all ages
  • Teach instrumental techniques, scales, sight-reading, music theory, and self-expression through music
  • Prepare students for music evaluations, auditions, and recitals
  • Attend regular faculty meetings and maintain clear communications with students, parents, and administration via phone, email, and online scheduling and billing system
  • Complete regular online evaluations of student progress
  • Saturday morning availability a plus

Location: 1544 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18102

Position Type: Part-time, employee

Salary Level: Starting at $30/hour, up to $35/hour, based on education and experience

Schedule/Hours: Flexible depending on availability and demand. Monday through Friday afternoon/evening preferred. Saturday morning availability is a plus. Occasional Saturday and Sunday afternoons for recitals and outreach events.

Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident

Desired Skills: Proficiency in cello, double bass, and other string instruments, ability to work flexibly and independently with a diverse student base

Degree Level: Bachelor’s degree in music education, music performance, or related field

Required languages: English is required, Spanish is a plus

Clearances: All CMS faculty and staff must obtain and maintain current FBI, PA State Police, and PA Education or PA Dept of Human Services & Child Welfare clearances, and complete an approved mandated reporter training course every 36 months.

If you have current clearances, please include copies with your application: Child Abuse History Clearance (CY113), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Checks for Employment (SPA-164), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Fingerprinting (Service Name: Employee >=14 Years Contact w/ Children. 

Visit keepkidssafe.pa.gov for more information on clearances.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

ANNUAL BRUNCH COMMITTEE

Help plan our biggest fundraising event of the year.

JOIN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Join a diverse group of local professionals and community leaders.

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO

Help others try out a variety of instruments at community events.

RECITAL HOSPITALITY

Prepare refreshments for recital receptions and assist with clean-up.

PHOTO & VIDEO RECORDING

Capture our talented students and faculty as they perform.

OFFICE SPECIAL PROJECTS

Help with behind-the-scene tasks as-needed.