Conservatory Teacher (Part-Time)

Rider University

Princeton, NJ

ID: 7109426 (Ref.No. 22A300461)
Posted: August 31, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Westminster Conservatory, the community music school of Westminster College of the Arts of Rider University, seeks part-time Conservatory teaching, accompanying, and conducting positions for 2022-2023 academic year in the following areas:

·      Saxophone and clarinet (traditional and jazz)
·      Violin/Viola (traditional and/or Suzuki)
·      Cello (traditional and/or Suzuki)
·      Theory

Position Requirements

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music with a concentration in the area of instruction.   Must have demonstrated experience teaching and/or working with children from ages 6 through high school in order to be considered.  As a part-time teaching position, candidates must be willing to offer teaching hours within the following time frames (weekdays from 3:30pm on and/or Saturday from 9am – 4pm).  Candidates will be asked to offer in-person instruction on the main campus in Princeton, NJ and/or at an extension site.  Remote teaching is optional.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Should have a strong pedagogical background in their area of instruction, extensive knowledge of teaching methods, supplementary repertoire, and methodology for developing necessary technical skills.  Prefer candidates with experience as performers (solo, chamber, ensemble) and with chamber music (coaching, performance).

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.