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New England Conservatory of Music Suzuki Violin Faculty in Boston, Massachusetts

New England Conservatory, an independent not-for-profit institution, is recognized internationally as a leader among music schools, educating and training musicians of all ages from around the world. With music students representing more than 40 countries, NEC cultivates a diverse, dynamic community for students, providing them with performance opportunities and high-caliber training by 225 internationally esteemed artist-teachers and scholars. NEC pushes the boundaries of making and teaching music through college-level musical training in classical, jazz, and Contemporary Improvisation. It offers unique interdisciplinary programs such as Entrepreneurial Musicianship and Community Performances & Partnerships that empower students to create their own musical opportunities. As part of NEC's mission to make lifelong music education available to everyone, the Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education delivers training and performance opportunities for children, pre-college students, and adults. NEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. New England Conservatory (NEC) has determined that the highest possible rate of COVID-19 vaccination offers the best assurance of safeguarding the health of all members of our community. Therefore, NEC is requiring all employees to receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by September 3, 2021. All newly hired employees at NEC must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. Additionally, all members of the NEC community are required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster by February 1, 2022, or within fourteen days of eligibility. For more information, please contact NEC Human Resources. JOB SUMMARY: The Suzuki Violin Teacher will join a small team of trained Suzuki teachers at NEC Prep (New England Conservatory Preparatory School)Suzuki Program and will be responsible for teaching Suzuki group classes and Suzuki private lessons. The program consists of 30 weeks of Saturday private lessons, group classes, concerts, and outside performances. The teacher must be available to teach at NEC on Saturdays and have some weekday afternoon/evening availability for teaching. Essential Functions of the Role • Teach Suzuki group classes on Saturday mornings at NEC Prep. • Conduct Suzuki private lessons for students at NEC Prep. • Collaborate with the team of Suzuki teachers to develop and implement effective teaching strategies. • Create a supportive and encouraging learning environment for students. • Prepare students for performances, concerts, and recitals throughout the program. • Attend faculty meetings and participate in professional development activities as required. • Provide regular progress reports and feedback to students and parents/guardians. • Stay updated with current trends and developments in Suzuki violin teaching. Qualifications and Characteristics Candidates should bring many of the following skill sets and experiences: • Successful completion of SAA Suzuki Registered Training in Books 1-4+ (through Book 8+ preferred). • Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in Suzuki violin instruction. • Master of Music Degree or equivalent qualification in violin performance or music education. • Strong knowledge of Suzuki teaching methods, repertoire, and techniques. • Proficient violin playing skills and ability to demonstrate techniques effectively • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues. • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-based teaching environment. • Dedication to creating a positive and nurturing learning environment for students. • Flexibility in scheduling to accommodate both Saturday and weekday teaching commitments.