After School Teaching Artist – Piano, Guitar, Violin, Cello, Voice, Woodwind, and/or Brass


Wellan Montessori School, Newton, MA

Position Description

Wellan Montessori School is accepting applications from Teaching Artists for after school piano, guitar, violin, cello, voice, woodwind, and/or brass lessons during the 2022-2023 school year. Beginning in September 2022, Wellan will offer individual in-person lessons after school to students in kindergarten through grade 8. Recitals will be held at the end of each semester. Candidates with interest in/ability to teach additional after school chorus and/or early childhood music classes will be given preference.

The successful applicant will have excellent skills on their instrument(s), experience teaching children in kindergarten through grade 8, and the ability to foster a love of music in their students.

The pay rate for this position is between $60-$70/hour.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Music Education or a related music field required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience with the Suzuki Method preferred.
  • Ability to teach more than one instrument is preferred.
  • Resume, Cover Letter, and at least two references are required in order to be considered for this position. References should include parents of at least two current or recent students.


Wellan Montessori School is an independent, coeducational school for students aged 15 months through grade 8 located in Newton Centre, Massachusetts. We serve a diverse community of over 180 families from throughout the greater Boston area. Our programs are rooted in the Montessori philosophy, and feature a student-centered curriculum that places a special emphasis on developing the executive function skills and habits of behavior needed for independent learning and life-long success. To learn more about Wellan’s mission and values, visit our website at

Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Name: Joseph Jolly

Title: CFO / COO, Director of Development, HR, and Legal Affairs

Office Address: Wellan Montessori School, 80 Crescent Avenue, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Telephone Number: 617-969-4488 ext. 3

Email Address:

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.

Wellan Montessori School

Newton, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender