Music Instructor (Flatbush YMCA)

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Music Instructor (Flatbush YMCA)

  • New York City, Brooklyn
  • Location:
  • Flatbush YMCA 1401 Flatbush Ave Brooklyn, New York, 11210 Google Maps

  • Region : New York City Brooklyn
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Permanent
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 3Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Sunday
  • Area of Focus: Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater)
  • Job Description:

    SALARY: $45.00 – $60.00 P/H


    The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

    The Flatbush YMCA is looking for a Music Instructor will be responsible for conducting safe, fun, and effective music programs, in accordance with the standards and guidelines established by the YMCA of Greater New York. The Music Instructor will serve as a resource for participants to achieve goals and a sense of well-being.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children and adults in the program by providing close supervision of all activities.
    • Create an atmosphere in which all participants can have fun, are safe and learn the importance of good principled musicianship.
    • Prepare activity/lesson plans in advance and submit to Music Coordinator.
    • Set up classes as required.
    • Teach music theory, the rules and fundamentals pertaining to the instrument being taught.
    • Enable students to take part in Recitals, NYSSMA, H.S. & College Auditions, as well as other music festivals, competitions and performances.
    • Provide information on rent and leasing of instruments.
    • Inform immediate supervisor, on a daily basis, of any concerns or problems regarding participants and facilities.
    • Provide students with the tools and skills to be successful musicians.
    • Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and prepare students for special events and showcases.
    • Maintain supplies and storage of equipment.
    • Maintain accurate program documentation (incident reports, accident report, behavior report, attendance & sign-in / sign-out sheets).
    • Other activities and duties that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
    • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

    Desired Skills & Experience:

    • High School diploma or equivalent, some college preferred.
    • Ability to play more than one instrument is preferred.
    • At least one year of successful music instruction experience with children and adults.
    • Performance experience preferred. 
    • Should have Classical and/or Jazz training.
    • Should be extremely knowledgeable in music theory.

    We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

    The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid-time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (ie. full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

    How to Apply:
    If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

    If you are a current YMCA employee, please submit your application through the Internal Career Site in Cornerstone. 


    Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

    YMCA OF GREATER NEW YORK | Where there’s a Y, there’s a way.

  • How to Apply:

Please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization. New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Flatbush YMCA
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