The Program Manager – Children's Music oversees the quality and implementation of the comprehensive curricula in the categories of drumming, fiddle, ensembles, guitar, piano, ukulele, and voice for children ages 2-12 and the coordination of summer camp programs at all Old Town School campuses and in satellite locations where required.
This includes establishing and achieving goals for new student enrollment and student
retention, establishing and monitoring curriculum, ensuring quality faculty and staff, coaching
and managing faculty and staff to success, and monitoring student satisfaction.
- Bachelor's degree in Music Education or Early Childhood Education or equivalent experience
required, along with two or more years of experience teaching music to young children.
Proficiency on one or more of the instruments supervised strongly preferred. Two or more
years of program management experience strongly preferred. Experience with supervising
teachers and camp programming preferred.
- Must be able to lead successfully in a highly collaborative environment.
- Must be an effective communicator in verbal, electronic, and written forms, and have
experience working with diverse groups.
- Must be computer capable including Mac and/or PC skills. Familiarity with Google Suite and
Filemaker Pro helpful.
- Must be committed to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion as well as ongoing
personal growth in these areas.
- Must be available to work flexible hours including night and weekend hours. May travel to
other local facilities or satellite locations. Program Management team is currently working
remotely due to COVID-19 concerns but will be returning to in person work at a later date.
Summary of Duties:
- Works with internal teams (Education, Marketing, and Customer Service), faculty and students
to drive program enrollment objectives. Develops innovative programs to attract new students
and retain existing students.
- Establishes and monitors curriculum goals and objectives (classes, summer camp, and special
events for children and families) for assigned program areas.
- Works with faculty to build a robust class catalog that aligns with student interests and needs,
offers an appropriate number of classes in core and specialty subjects, and minimizes class
cancellations due to low enrollment.
- Works with faculty to develop classes and activities that maximize student learning and provide
a consistently positive Old Town School community experience.
- Hires, trains, schedules, and supervises faculty and staff for assigned program areas including
development of new class and workshop initiatives. Plans and facilitates faculty and staff
training and meetings for assigned program areas. Enters teacher and accompanist
substitutions and special events into payroll log.
- Evaluates faculty and staff performance on an ongoing basis. Develops faculty and staff
professionally, and acts as a liaison between faculty and Old Town School of Folk Music leadership.
To be considered for this position, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.