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Strings Teacher and Orchestra Director

The Hartsbrook School

Hadley, MA

Part time



Apr 24

The Hartsbrook Waldorf School is seeking a part-time strings teacher and orchestra director for the 2023-2024 school year. This position will include a 4th grade beginning violin or cello class, 5th grade orchestra, middle school orchestra, high school orchestra, and a weekly meeting with the Music Department Chair. Opportunities to lead special after school ensembles also exist. Other contributions include co-facilitating seasonal concerts and festival ceremonies. 


  • Deep desire to share the joy of music making with students and community members
  • Excellent classroom management 
  • Commitment to instilling healthy individual and group playing techniques 
  • Commitment to building practical music literacy skills in each rehearsal 
  • Experience teaching ensemble music, preferably in school settings
  • Effective communicator and collaborator 
  • Ability to work creatively with a wide range of ages and abilities 
  • Experience in equity and inclusion work that supports a diverse community


$50 per each 45 minute class period 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please submit the following documents to employment@hartsbrook.org: a letter of introduction including a brief biography, a resume, and three professional references, as well as a completed substitute application found here.

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