Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton, MA with a faculty of 60+ professional teaching artists, has an opening in the fall for a Band Teacher to lead a new outreach program at McKay Arts Academy in Fitchburg on Thursdays from 8:00am-12:15pm. The program will launch with 20 5th grade beginner students, and will add one subsequent grade each year until the program is 5th-8th grade. 6th-8th graders will meet on Fridays (8:00am-12:15pm) beginning in 2018-19. The schedule will include a 45-minute full band period (which will begin in January), followed by six 25- to 30-minute sectionals periods for trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet, flute, and percussion, respectively. Indian Hill Music faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music with their students; 2) setting a high bar for students’ levels of technical skill and musicality; 3) clearly communicating expectations and working toward shared goals; 4) advocating for their students to engage in additional IHM programs to deepen their musical development and their commitment to their studies; and 5) being a quality representative of IHM in the field and the community. Ideal candidates should have a degree in music education and a minimum of three years of teaching experience, and must be comfortable working with beginner students of middle school age in an urban public school setting and with teaching all band instruments (trumpet, trombone, clarinet, flute, saxophone, and percussion). Indian Hill offers many ancillary benefits to our faculty members, including a variety of paid professional performance opportunities and funding for professional development (by application). Regular weekly teaching throughout the school year is required, as is attendance at two annual faculty meetings and the completion of occasional clerical tasks. Timeliness and reliability, as well as strong communication practices with both students/families and school staff, are essential. Please send your resume and any other supporting materials to Pete Robbins, Director of Education, at with “Band Teacher” listed in the subject line. Position: Part time Pay: $50/hr (includes teaching time only) Start date: October/November, 2017 Now in its 31st year, Indian Hill Music (IHM) is a thriving non-profit regional center for music education and performance located in picturesque Central Massachusetts and easily accessible from Boston, Northern Massachusetts, and Southern New Hampshire. One of only a small group of non-profit organizations nationwide that encompass a community music school, professional orchestra, and community outreach programs, IHM currently serves 79 communities ranging from Boston in the east, Metrowest, the Nashoba Valley, Merrimack Valley, and as far north as Nashua and Hollis, New Hampshire. Indian Hill Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in its admissions, education programs, activities, or employment policies.

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