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Conservatory & STRING SPROUTS • violin Artist-faculty

Omaha Conservatory of Music is looking for a full-time violin artist-faculty member and String Sprouts program Violin Faculty. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) school that builds musical community through education and performance to enrich lives. With more than 750 private students, we offer lessons in violin, viola, cello, piano, guitar, voice, percussion, winds and brass. The String Sprouts program creates the ability for over 1200 students to participate in violin, viola, cello, or bass group classes over the course of the five-year-long program.  To learn more about the String Sprouts program, please visit stringsprouts.org.

Duties

Violin Artist-Faculty:

  • Provide weekly private lessons for students ages 3+.
  • Instruct group strings classes.
  • Attend faculty meetings and school events.
  • Maintain studio schedule and attendance records.
  • Communicate with studio families.

String Sprouts Violin Faculty

  • Provide weekly group lessons for students and caregivers ages 3 - 10 over the course of a 32-week program. 
  • Teach assigned classes using the String Sprouts curriculum and equipment.
  • Create a classroom management plan.
  • Communicate with caregivers or cooperating in-school teacher.  
  • Evaluate student progress each quarter.
  • Provide written feedback to families each quarter.
  • Maintain accurate attendance records.
  • Participate in program-wide performances each year.
  • Complete administrative tasks necessary for all assigned classes. 
  • Communicate regularly with program administrators.
  • Any other duties assigned by the program administration.

Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance or Music Education and 3 years of experience; Master’s Degree and Suzuki Training through book 4 preferred. Proficiency in viola is a bonus. Availability to teach a variety of weeknights 3-9pm and weekends is preferred for OCM Artist-Faculty.  Daytime/early evening availability for String Sprouts program required. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the United States.  

Salary: Compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits available for qualified full-time applicants. 

Contact: Candace Jorgensen, Director of Community Engagement

E-mail cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to jobs@omahacm.org, subject line “Violin Artist-Faculty”.  Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled. No phone calls please.


 

String Sprouts • teachers & assistants

Seeking motivated, reliable, and enthusiastic strings teachers for the groundbreaking String Sprouts program.

Teachers will need to be proficient on the violin, excellent at working with young (pre-K) children, and have significant musical and/or educational training. Responsibilities include: teaching students with a positive attitude, following the provided curriculum, and monitoring your classroom administrative and equipment needs.

Minimum of Masters degree and/or four years related experience in areas of responsibility preferred. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume with references to Candace Jorgensen, Director of Education & Community Engagement, Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass St., Omaha, NE 68132.

E-mail to jobs@omahacm.org.

No phone calls, please.

Anti-Discrimination Policy – Omaha Conservatory of Music continues its firm commitment to the principle of equal employment opportunity. We provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation or any other prohibited basis of discrimination under applicable local, state or federal law. We make employment decisions consistent with this principle of equal opportunity. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.