WS Symphony - Lead Strings Teaching Artist

Lead Strings Teaching Artist (substitute position)

Posting Date: August 23, 2022 Position Title: Lead Strings Teaching Artist (substitute position), P.L.A.Y. Music Position FLSA Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt

(Please note this position does not qualify for an employer-sponsored VISA.)

Position Summary:

P.L.A.Y. Music is seeking a Lead Strings Teaching Artist (on a substitute basis) for the following area:

  • Team Chevalier (beginner/beginner plus (+) violin classes)

  • Monday & Wednesday 3:15 pm-4:15 pm

  • October 3, 2022 – December 15, 2022

Responsible for leading beginning/intermediate string pedagogy for 2nd – 4th-grade students in P.L.A.Y. Music, a Winston-Salem Symphony program. He or she will ensure the highest quality beginning string experience for students, create lesson plans based on a set curriculum and pedagogy in collaboration with other teaching artists and staff, and support each child holistically. He or she will support the El Sistema philosophy through the development of well-rounded musical citizens and the encouragement of community and family involvement.

Duties, Responsibilities & Position Requirements: See attached Position Description

Organization Description: The Winston-Salem Symphony (WSS) is in its 76th season as one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded regional per-service orchestras. Its performance season historically includes masterworks classical concerts, pop guest artists and themes, educational and family concerts, and more. For more information visit the WSS website at: https://www.wssymphony.org/about/

Organization Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Application Deadline & Procedure: Email your resume and cover letter to Rachel Watson, Senior Director of Education, Engagement & Inclusion at rwatson@wssymphony.org Review of applicants will begin immediately and position will remain open until filled.

The Winston-Salem Symphony Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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