String Teaching Artist – Year Round

18 Degrees is where new beginnings come to light for children and families – and could be where your new career does the same!  Full Time/Year round String Teaching Artist for Kids 4 Harmony (Pittsfield and North Adams, 37.5 hours/week, with Benefits). At 18 Degrees, we cultivate teams and leaders to embrace the principles of diversity, equity and inclusiveness to support the needs of our community. The String Teaching Artist will be teaching in-person five days a week in our Pittsfield and North Adams sites. This teacher will lead beginning and intermediate school-aged string ensembles and string lessons focused on age appropriate skill development for young musicians and building community through ensemble playing. This teacher will also be responsible for collaborating with the Artistic Director and other Teaching Artists regarding repertoire, concert planning, and musical assessment. A successful candidate will also be able to engage and support youth families who are struggling with poverty and other stressors. Experience in violin, viola, or c llo, teaching music, and a belief in music as a vehicle for social change is a must. Position also includes administrative duties during the day where the teacher must be able to work on several projects at once and meet deadlines. Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent experience required; post-graduate degree preferred Competitive salary, benefits and great work environment. Flexible schedule with some nights and weekends are required. Bi-cultural, bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Proof of Covid vaccine required. Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, 18 Degrees, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email AA/EOE