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Position: Instrumental Instructor for Flute

Start Date: October, 2021

Location: South Bronx, New York, NY

Description: Community music education program for underserved NYC children

Time Period: October 2021-June 2022 plus 2 week summer session in July (with opportunity to continue the position)

2-3 days/week, 6-8 hours/week


Lead beginner, intermediate and advanced flute classes and lessons with children ages 8-14 years old. Possibility of leading mixed instrumentation wind ensembles for candidates with interest and comparable experience. Coordinate with directors and other program instructors regarding teaching philosophy, pedagogy, classroom management.


Extensive music teaching experience with groups of young children

Excellent ability to deal well with a wide range of student abilities

Enthusiastic, flexible, patient and positive demeanor

Experience working collaboratively within a team

Experience leading wind ensembles a plus

Experience teaching other woodwind instruments a plus

Spanish a plus

This position requires a high level of commitment to UpBeat's mission of social justice through musical experience and music education.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Equal Opportunity Employment and Commitment to Diversity

UpBeat NYC believes it is critical for leaders to reflect the urban communities they serve. We actively recruit women and people of color to join our team. We support equal opportunity for all people.

How to apply:

Submit by email a resume and brief introduction highlighting your teaching experience to Please indicate in the subject line of your email the position you are applying for. Resumes submitted without an introduction will not be considered.

Though not required, if you have videos of yourself teaching, performance videos, and/or letters of recommendation, please send those along with your application.