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Current Openings
Part Time Violin Instructor

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center (PMAC) is seeking a part-time violin instructor to teach all levels of classical violin beginning at age 7 and including adults. Experience with traditional fiddle instruction a plus, but not required. The position begins September 2014 and will be one day per week, with the potential add additional days.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide weekly 30, 45 or 60 minute individual lessons to violin students of all levels, ages 7 to adult
Effectively administer and manage studio in collaboration with staff and in adherence to school procedures and policies
Complete student assessments
Participate in recruitment activities inside and outside of the school
Prepare students for performances
Attend department and faculty meetings
Lead a string workshop for our string department once each semester
Perform on faculty concerts as a soloist or with other faculty in a chamber music setting
Occasional sectional coaching opportunities for our youth orchestra
Interest in teaching an adult chamber music ensemble or adult Irish fiddle session a plus

Required Skills:
Exceptional teaching and interpersonal skills
Positive attitude and strong communication skills including use of e-mail
The ability to work well in a team
High standards for quality, good judgment, accountability and adaptability/flexibility

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in violin performance, or music education.
1 year or more experience teaching private violin lessons
Commitment to life-long learning and further training
Strong interest in supporting the mission of a community music and arts school

Send resume and letter of intent to Executive Director Russ Grazer at russ@pmaconline.org