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Cello Teaching Artist

Position:  Cello Teaching Artist
Location: Fairfax, VA  (Washington DC area)
Posting Date: February 2018
Start Date: Immediately

Description: George Mason University’s Community Arts Academy seeks a part-time cello teacher to provide private instruction in both private lessons and group classes to students of all ages and abilities. The Academy is developing a vibrant, community-based string program and is looking for dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals to help shape our program.

Duties: Provide weekly individual lessons to students – will need to teach students at a variety of levels in cello. Ability to teach beginning group class a must. Enthusiastically recruit students to join string programs. Participate in yearly faculty meetings and faculty recitals. Collaborate with fellow string faculty and administrative staff to build and promote our string program. Communicate regularly with faculty, staff, students, and parents. Availability on Saturday a plus. Chamber music coaching and performance opportunities may also be a component of the job.

M.M. in Cello Performance, Pedagogy, or Music Education required or equivalent professional experience. Minimum five years of private teaching experience. Excellent pedagogical and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills. Experience and willingness to work with students of all ages, including young children and adult beginners. Suzuki Certification (at least Book 1) strongly preferred.

Compensation: Dependent on experience and number of students. Teaching Artists at Mason Community Arts Academy are classified as wage employees of George Mason University and hours are capped at 29.5 per week.

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Claire Allen, Faculty Coordinator

Mason Community Arts Academy
4260 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030


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