This position will be responsible for the development and oversight of Peabody Preparatory's Guitar Department, which provides a comprehensive private and group music instruction to students with a broad range of abilities, backgrounds and ages; and provides supervision to the members of their faculty. The position requires both administrative and teaching responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop, guide and review Peabody Preparatory's Guitar curriculum, and student evaluation standards to ensure a comprehensive educational trajectory for all departmental students
Establish procedures and oversee department placements and student transfers, coordinate with office staff and assign faculty as necessary.
Conduct student/parent orientations and placement and audition sessions.
Organize studio recitals and repertoire classes; coordinate or delegate department recitals to individual faculty.
Regularly gather and review program feedback from faculty, students and parents.
Working with faculty and the Director of the Preparatory as needed, manage any student and family issues as they arise
Supervise and evaluate all departmental faculty and ensure participation in developing and maintaining curriculum.
Working with faculty, and the Director of the Preparatory and HR as needed, manage any faculty issues as they arise
Coordinate with the Director of the Preparatory on faculty hiring for your department; including recruitment, credential review, interviews, and recommendations
Establish high standards for the department and communicate those to department faculty.
Schedule departmental meetings regularly (at least 1 per year).
Serve as faculty mentor by answering questions, offering informal and formal feedback on student performance and teaching, involving faculty in decision making and program development.
Communicate deadlines to department faculty for information pertaining to exams, recitals and other department events as appropriate.
Along with the Director of the Preparatory and finance, develop and Manage department budget
Monitor enrollments and class details in ASAP working with finance to determine plans for under enrolled classes including communicating with families
Oversee all departmental publications, programs, and web content
Plan, coordinate, and prepare content for inclusion ASAP online registration system for all group class, placement, and audition classes.
Serve on Peabody Preparatory's Director's Council
Serve on task forces, committees, adjudicate recitals, and attend administrative meetings as required
Required to maintain a small studio of students
Bachelor's degree in specific discipline is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
Candidate should have strong administrative and teaching experience (supervisory experience in a music institution a plus) and be committed to teaching students of all ages with a broad range of abilities and backgrounds in private and group class settings.
Community music school experience preferred
Ability to work collegially but independently
Ability to multi-task and think strategically
Excellent communication, conflict resolution, and problem-solving skills
Possess a high comfort level with technology ideally with extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite products or Google Docs required; online database management systems experience preferred.
Internal Number: A-72110-1
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