The Upper School Jazz teacher plays a crucial role in leading the jazz program, offering innovative approaches to music education. The individual should be able to teach a wide range of topics such as creative improvisational music, digital music production, music theory and composition, the historical context of jazz, ensemble skills, and jazz appreciation and critique. The role involves developing and continuously reviewing course materials, teaching a variety of musical instruments, integrating technology with music, and adopting a versatile approach to music education. As the director of the jazz program, this position is also responsible for the facilitation of masterclasses and guest artists, jazz-related community outreach, performances, and trips. The teacher would also work in collaboration with other music department ensembles as well as across K-12 divisions.
Other faculty member responsibilities at Milton Academy encompass advising, community, and residential life activities, among others. Please see the full job description for more information.
For 2024-25, the school seeks candidates who could contribute to the broader student experience, from co-curricular to athletic to residential life programming. Residential housing for the next school year is available. Strong candidates committed to living on campus may receive preference.