Interested in teaching?

The Conservatory hires qualified, experienced, part-time private music lesson teachers who are comfortable teaching in-person and in a virtual, video setting. The Conservatory provides a beautiful learning environment that is home to 25 studios with pianos and a 100 seat performance hall. We value excellence in music education for every age and skill level. We look for excellent qualifications in our faculty:

  • Inspiring students to help them achieve their highest aspirations

  • Communicating effectively and maintain great relationships with staff, colleagues, parents and students

  • Reliability is extremely important

  • Effective time management and organizational skills to keep students on task in a lesson

  • Demonstrates fun, creativity and flexibility in teaching to meet the needs of each unique student

  • Comfortable working with on-line scheduling systems

  • Enjoys working in a school environment and believes in team building

  • Possesses all clearances (FBI, State Police and Child Abuse) 


All Faculty members are part-time independent contractors. Lessons are taught mostly in the after-school hours. Pay rates are based on experience and education.


Interested Teachers should send their cover letter, resume and references to Program Director, Casey Bonner at


The Conservatory has a staff of lifelong arts practitioners who are trained in arts education and non-profit organization management. We operate with integrity and excellence to bring you and your family the best music education experience. Interested in joining our team? Check out our job listings below.

Communications & Marketing Associate 


Posted: January 28, 2021

Start Date: March 1st  

Hours: Part-time, 12 hrs/wk  

(mutually agreed upon times of service, Monday – Friday, remote and in-person)  

Fee:  $15.00/hr 

Reports to:  Executive Director 




The Communications and Marketing Associate will assist and manage all efforts that support The Conservatory’s mission through expanding organizational reach, visibility, sales efforts, and fundraising.  The Associate will be a flexible and creative team player who believes in our nonprofit mission and values.   



  1. Social Media & Website 

  • Plan, create, manage, and optimize regular social media posts. 

  • Take ownership to ensure consistent messaging across all platforms. 

  • Management and updating of the website. 

  • Help to evaluate success of social media and website efforts. 


  1. Communications & Marketing 

  • Help to coordinate and plan for the number of internal and external messages needed for the promotion of programs, fundraising, awareness, events, and general information. 

  • Create and manage monthly Conservatory Newsletter. 

  • Assist with creation of all print and electronic materials, such as brochures, posters, flyers, etc., as needed.  

  • Assist Program Director with internal information slides for our lobby monitors. 

  • Help to design and launch email marketing campaigns to build upon current customers, new customers, and potential donors.  

  • Work with the Executive Director to create a clear marketing and communication strategy.   

  • Other Administrative tasks as needed. 



  1. PR 

  • Write Patch articles and other PR material as needed. 

  • Help establish a list of media outlets print or virtual for PR releases and other articles. 

  • Manage all videos and photos on Google Drive.  


  1. Development 

  • Assist with Annual Report as needed. 

  • Assist Development Consultant with the marketing and communication of fundraising events. 

  • Assist with other fundraising efforts as needed.  



  1. Other 

  • Become fluent in describing The Conservatory’s programming and services for the public 

  • Works with all staff, faculty, students, and families as needed.  

  • Works with Board of Directors as needed 

  • Attends staff meetings when possible. 


Required Experience/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • Motivated, self-driven, and enthusiastic team player 

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or business or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • 2 – 5 years relevant experience 

  • Excellent copy-editing skills and a meticulous attention to detail 

  • Time and project management skills 

  • Experience in visual design, photo editing and photography desirable 

  • Familiarity or experience with CANVA and Wix platforms 

  • Proficient in MSOffice and other CRM programs 

  • Experience with all social media platforms 

  • Can-do attitude 

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously 

  • Ability to liaise with all levels in an organization 

  • Nonprofit experience a plus  

  • PA Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Clearance are all required



The Conservatory does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, native language, religion, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: 

Please provide a resume and cover letter describing your interest in the position and what you would bring to the team.  We will reach out to qualified applicants to set up interviews.  All information can be emailed to Rachael Gallagher, Executive Director, 

No phone calls please.