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2020 Young Musicians Program Faculty Member

The Walden School seeks outstanding, caring, and motivated musicians (composers, performers, improvisers, electronic musicians, scholars, conductors, theorists, etc) to teach at its flagship Young Musicians Program in Dublin, New Hampshire, during the summer of 2020. Faculty members teach three 45-minute classes each day, Monday through Friday, provide additional tutoring and mentoring to young musicians (ages 9-18), participate in the School’s choral program, supervise students in dormitories and during afternoon and weekend recreational activities, and generally provide leadership for varied musical and non-musical activities throughout the day and week. The School values creativity and community, and we seek outstanding artist-teachers who can inspire creativity and excellence in their students as well as lead effectively in a diverse community setting. All students sing in chorus and take classes in composition, musicianship, and a special topics course (recent examples include computer music, conducting, musicals, composing for voice, string quartets, improvisation, found object composition, jazz history, film sound, medieval music, contemporary performance, and many more). All students are encouraged to write music that is performed by guest artists and members of the community.

Faculty members must be available from Monday, June 22, 2020 (arrival), through Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (departure). Some preparation work is expected in the spring for class and program planning. Compensation is in the form of salary, as well as room (single room, shared bathroom with students & other faculty/staff) & board. Candidates should have completed a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, with a music major, prior to the summer session. Preference is given to musicians who are not only outstanding teachers, but who also excel in multiple musical disciplines. Some preference may also be given to candidates who are alumni of one or more of The Walden School’s programs.

Once offered employment, faculty members must become certified in CPR (valid at least through August 2, 2020). Faculty members must also have a valid US driver’s license for the duration of the summer session and are expected to drive 15-passenger vans as part of their summer responsibilities.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a statement on teaching philosophy, and a résumé/CV to:

Seth Brenzel, Director, Young Musicians Program
The Walden School
30 Monterey Boulevard, Suite E
San Francisco, California, 94131
email: jobs@waldenschool.org

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2020 Young Musicians Program Staff Member

The Walden School is seeking interested candidates who wish to participate as staff members in its flagship Young Musicians Program in Dublin, New Hampshire, during the summer of 2020. Staff members work in the School’s summer office performing various tasks (word processing, filing, copying, mailings, publicity, and general office organization); lead student recreation activities such as afternoon indoor & outdoor games, arts & crafts, hikes and swimming; provide operations support for all of the school’s activities, including but not limited to moving furniture, making beds, running errands in local towns, doing laundry, setting up classrooms, distributing mail, lifting/carrying boxes/shipments; occasionally provide tutoring and mentoring to young musicians (ages 9-18); participate in the School’s choral program; supervise students in dormitories; and generally ensure a positive student life experience for its program participants.

Individuals who thrive as staff members at The Walden School are energetic, flexible, collaborative, thrive on a fast-paced and dynamic environment, enjoy working with young people and adults alike, are both self-motivated and are able to take direction, and have a sense of humor.

The School values creativity and community, and we seek individuals seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity, who can support our mission of inspiring creativity in students and lead effectively in a diverse community setting. The Director of Operations and the Director of the Young Musicians Program jointly supervise staff members.

Compensation is in the form of salary, as well as room & board. Candidates should have completed a minimum of one year at college or university or conservatory (or be of an equivalent age), and cannot have been a student at the Young Musicians Program during the summer of 2019.

Preferences will be given to:

  • Candidates who are alumni of one or more of The Walden School’s programs;
  • Applicants who are certified in water safety and lifesaving or are interested in obtaining such certification prior to employment;
  • Candidates who are musicians;
  • And/or candidates who will welcome the opportunity to perform some childcare duties for faculty & administration children as part of their duties.

Staff members must have a valid driver’s license and be willing and able to drive 15-passenger vehicle. Once offered employment, staff members must become certified in CPR (valid through at least August 7, 2020). Staff members must be able to lift packages and boxes up to 25lbs in weight.

Staff members must be available from Sunday, June 21, 2020 (arrival) through Friday, August 7, 2020 (departure).

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé/CV to:
Seth Brenzel, Director, Young Musicians Program
The Walden School
30 Monterey Boulevard, Suite E
San Francisco, CA, 94131
email: jobs@waldenschool.org

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