The Peabody Preparatory is pleased to announce an Adjunct Early
Childhood Music teaching position in the Early Childhood Music
Department at the Peabody Preparatory, a division of the Peabody
Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD,
commencing the last week in January, 2023.
The successful Early Childhood Music teaching candidate will
provide group-based music instruction to students (birth to 5 years
of age) and families. The Peabody Preparatory’s Early Childhood
program is a leading edge, researched-based, and 20-year
established curriculum developed and adapted by Dr. Eric Rasmussen,
department chair, from the Music Learning Theory of Dr. Edwin
Gordon. The successful candidate will receive training in the Early
Childhood Music curriculum at Peabody Preparatory as part of the
Candidates should be experienced in working with young musicians
and have basic skills on keyboard, guitar, or other chordal
Teaching 4-5 classes from 9:00-12:00 on Saturdays at the Peabody
Preparatory’s Towson campus during the fall and spring semesters
(32 weeks). Additional teaching opportunities are available during
the summer (6 weeks). Depending on availability, potential
additional opportunities are available at other campus
Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District,
the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America’s first
academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory
and its community-based Preparatory school of music and dance,
Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every
The Peabody Preparatory shares space with the Peabody Conservatory
in downtown Baltimore, and also has three satellite branches in the
communities of Towson, Annapolis and Howard County, MD. The
Preparatory has approximately 2,000 students studying all
orchestral instruments, guitar, piano, voice, dance, theory,
composition, early childhood, orchestra, chamber music and
Through all levels of our program children absorb, imitate, and
model developmentally appropriate musical behaviors from a highly
skilled and caring faculty who help guide students toward a
lifelong enjoyment and understanding of music.
- Bachelor's degree in music, music education and or early
childhood education is required. Master's degree or equivalent
experience and training preferred.
- Documented successful teaching experience required.
- Experience and an exceptional manner with children birth to 5
- Excellent musicianship and comfortable in (and able to easily
learn) melodies in all tonalities and meters.
- A background in early childhood music is preferred but not
Please apply through Interfolio only ( http://apply.interfolio.com/114221
received before October 1st will be given preference, but position
remains open until filled.
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