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Employment Opportunities

The New School for Music Study

A Division of the Frances Clark Center

Part-time Piano Faculty Openings


The New School for Music Study is a nationally recognized leading institution for music education. It serves over 300 students and maintains a faculty of over 20 piano teachers, as well as national teacher education programs. It is a highly collaborative, collegial, and inclusive faculty environment, focused upon the effective instruction of every student. All faculty members are active performers, and many are prominent presenters and researchers in the field of piano pedagogy. The faculty are supported by the administrative leadership team that manages all school enrollment and business.


Position Description:

The position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach individual weekly piano lessons to a range of learners including pre-college and adult students, ranging from elementary to advanced

  • Participate in school recitals and programs

  • Contribute to the growth and development of the school’s programs and initiatives

  • Participate in professional development and teacher education



Competitive with nonprofit community music school scale and commensurate with experience.



  • Master’s degree in piano, piano pedagogy, related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 3 years prior teaching experience

  • Record of success working with students of a range of levels in individual and group piano instruction

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a record of professional activity and community engagement


Application Submission

Please submit the following through the application form below:

  • Current resume

  • Names and contact information for 3 references

  • 3 video samples of teaching

  • Additional Supporting Materials: performance videos, personal statement, philosophy of teaching

The Frances Clark Center embraces the diversity of its local, national and international communities, and does not discriminate against any beneficiary of service, employee, or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. It is also the Frances Clark Center’s policy to comply with all applicable national and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.


The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is a not-for-profit educational institution 501(c)(3). The Frances Clark Center advances its goals and serves local, national, and international audiences through its divisions: The New School for Music StudyThe National Conference on Keyboard PedagogyPiano Magazine, and Teacher Education.

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