Employment Opportunities

Thank you in advance for your patience with us as we take the opportunity to review all submissions.  Your interest is Allentown Symphony Association is important to us and we will respond as soon as we are able.  Interviews will be scheduled depending on Interview Committee and applicant availability.

Allentown Symphony Association is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the Allentown Symphony Association to provide all persons with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, age or Veteran Status. 

To apply for a posted position, please send your resume and cover letter to:

E-MAIL: bhawk@allentownsymphony.org
Please include the Position Title for which you are applying in the Subject Line of the e-mail for prompt consideration and response.  

OR MAIL: Allentown Symphony Association
Attention: Bonnie Hawk, Office Manager
23 North Sixth Street
Allentown, PA  18101

Unless directed otherwise.
 


The Allentown Symphony Association has the following positions currently available:


El Sistema Lehigh Valley Choir / General Music Teacher

Allentown Symphony Association, Allentown, PA seeks a part-time El Sistema Lehigh Valley Choir / General Music Teacher.

16-18 hrs per week.

El Sistema Lehigh Valley is an innovative education and social initiative that provides opportunities for personal development to children through the study of music, as part of the global El Sistema movement that has proven music can dramatically change the life trajectory of at-risk children. ESLV provides daily instrumental instruction, choir instruction, and homework tutoring to over 100 Allentown area students in Kindergarten through 12th Grade.

Responsibilities, include but are not limited to:

·       Teaching sectionals and full choir rehearsals for ensembles of students in 3rd through 12th grade

·       Teaching Kindergarten through 2nd grade “Pre-Orchestra”, a general music class geared at giving our youngest students experience in a music class before beginning an instrument.

Qualifications:

·       Strong vocal background

·       Piano experience

·       Enthusiasm for the El Sistema model and its philosophy of social change through music

·       Experience working with children from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds

·       Excellent collaboration and communication skills

·       Ability to lead large groups of students K-12 in a positive manner

·       Ability to design and deliver effective instruction in a 3rd through 12th grade choral setting including teaching them music theory basics and directing them on the technical use of their voices

·       Ability to design and deliver effective instruction in a K-2 General Music setting including directing students on singing, moving, and understanding basic concepts of music

·       Ability to be a motivational mentor and role model for students, parents, and the community.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Bonnie Hawk, Human Resources Manager at bhawk@allentownsymphony.org or 23 N. 6th Street, Allentown, PA 18101
 


 

El Sistema Lehigh Valley Beginner Strings Specialist / General Music Teacher

Allentown Symphony Association, Allentown, PA seeks a part-time El Sistema Lehigh Valley Beginner Strings Specialist / General Music Teacher.

16-18 hrs per week.

El Sistema Lehigh Valley is an innovative education and social initiative that provides opportunities for personal development to children through the study of music, as part of the global El Sistema movement that has proven music can dramatically change the life trajectory of at-risk children. ESLV provides daily instrumental instruction, choir instruction, and homework tutoring to over 100 Allentown area students in Kindergarten through 12th Grade.

Responsibilities, include but are not limited to:

·       Teaching Kindergarten through 2nd grade “Pre-Orchestra” class, a general music class geared at giving our youngest students experience in a music class before beginning an instrument.

·       Teaching elementary beginner string instrument technique, note identification, and rhythm identification.

Qualifications:

·       Strong strings background

·       Piano experience

·       Enthusiasm for the El Sistema model and its philosophy of social change through music

·       Experience working with children from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds

·       Excellent collaboration and communication skills

·       Ability to lead large groups of students K-12 in a positive manner

·       Ability to design and deliver effective instruction in an Elementary String setting including teaching students basics of string technique

·       Ability to design and deliver effective instruction in an Elementary General Music setting including directing students on singing, moving, and understanding basic concepts of music

·       Ability to be a motivational mentor and role model for students, parents, and the community

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Bonnie Hawk, Human Resources Manager at bhawk@allentownsymphony.org or 23 N. 6th Street, Allentown, PA 18101