Employment

Why work at Powers?

It’s easy to jump right in and get to know our small but passionate team here at Powers. Our staff members are creative and innovative (most of us have our own music projects too), always eager to learn and share ideas, and dedicated to improving our students’ and families’ experiences as much as we can. When you join us, your thoughts are encouraged and valued, and you’ll be part of a hard-working team committed to solving problems and making our community better and stronger.

Why teach at Powers?

Here you can meet, talk, and build relationships with some of the area’s most respected music educators and teaching artists. You’ll work for, and with, an organization that values creativity, compassion, and commitment. You’ll meet students wherever they are in their journey and guide them towards their goals in a way that makes sense for them – it’s truly a collaborative and rewarding teaching experience. You’ll also have opportunities to further connect with and impact the Powers community (and beyond!) through summer day programs, workshops, faculty committees, and more.

Please contact gfarrell@powersmusic.org to see how your talents and skills might benefit the Powers community.

 

open positions:


Music Therapist, Part-time

POSITION:
Powers Music School seeks an experienced and energetic Board-Certified music therapist with outstanding abilities to work with students of all ages, especially older adults. Currently, Powers employs one music therapist offering weekly individual sessions but is seeking to expand its offerings through on and off-site group instruction and sensory-sensitive performances. This is an ideal opportunity for a creative, self-motivated individual to join and help grow a vibrant department.

DUTIES:
– In consultation with department coordinator, develop, plan, and lead group sessions (on or off-site) based on community need
– Lead individual sessions with students of all ages
– Attend annual faculty meeting & open house
– Explore opportunities for enrollment growth

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Board certification
– Documented work experience of at least 3-5 years preferred
– Experience and expertise working with older adult populations
– Effective communication skills with clients, families, and colleagues
– Strong proficiency in multiple instruments – voice, guitar, piano, percussion, etc.

START: Fall 2022

COMPENSATION: $48-55

To apply:
Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references by email to mmiller@powersmusic.org
Dr. Meghan Miller
Associate Director
Powers Music School
PO Box 398
Belmont, MA 02478

 

Violin Instructor, Part-time

POSITION:
Powers Music School seeks an experienced violin instructor with outstanding abilities to teach students of all ages and levels. The current string department is comprised of 22 faculty members who teach private lessons, coach chamber music, and run orchestra sectionals.

DUTIES:
– Teach private lessons
– Teach group classes/chamber music based on department need
– Attend annual faculty meeting and open house
– Explore opportunities for enrollment growth
– Potential opportunities to work with the school’s community and summer programs

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Master’s degree in performance, pedagogy, or equivalent work experience
– Documented successful teaching experience
– Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues

START: Flexible

COMPENSATION: $48-55 per hour, based on experience and qualifications

Powers will relocate at the end of November to 160 Lexington St. Additional off-site programs take place at Belmont’s Chenery Middle School, The Waltham Council on Aging, and the Grove Hall Senior Center.

To apply:
Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references by email to mmiller@powersmusic.org
Dr. Meghan Miller
Associate Director
Powers Music School
PO Box 398
Belmont, MA 02478

 

Voice Instructor, Part-time

POSITION:
Powers Music School seeks an experienced voice instructor with outstanding abilities to teach students of all ages and levels. Experience teaching all voice types, and specifically helping male singers through their voice change, is desired. The current voice department is comprised of three faculty members who teach private lessons, with a goal of starting group voice classes and a choir in the near future.

DUTIES:
– Teach private lessons
– Interest in teaching group classes
– Attend annual faculty meeting and open house
– Explore opportunities for enrollment growth
– Potential opportunities to work with the school’s community and summer programs

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Master’s degree in performance, pedagogy, or equivalent work experience
– Tenor or Baritone preferred
– Documented successful teaching experience
– Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues

START:  Spring 2023

COMPENSATION: $48-55 per hour, based on experience and qualifications

Powers will relocate at the end of November to 160 Lexington St. Additional off-site programs take place at Belmont’s Chenery Middle School, The Waltham Council on Aging, and the Grove Hall Senior Center.

To apply:
Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references by email to mmiller@powersmusic.org
Dr. Meghan Miller
Associate Director
Powers Music School
PO Box 398
Belmont, MA 02478