Lower School Music and Drama Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Friends Academy, Dartmouth, MA

We are looking for a Lower School music and drama teacher for the 2022-23 academic school year to join our team. This role teaches small sections of music to early childhood through fourth grade multiple times per week. The ideal candidate would be interested in developing a program in a school that values the arts and in partnering with the middle school music and drama teacher to create a holistic vision for music education at Friends Academy.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Serve as a role model for students and demonstrate a commitment to our school’s mission
  • Design, implement, and creatively deliver the music curriculum for grades EC-4
  • Promote responsible citizenship and respect for diversity and differences
  • Have a positive outlook on the world and opportunities for young people
  • Desire to contribute to something larger than oneself and have a deep-seated belief in the power of teamwork
  • Differentiate curriculum for different learners
  • Be dedicated to social-emotional learning and positive discipline practices
  • Collaborate with grade teams and departments to create an integrated academic program for our students
  • Be involved in extracurriculars as well as field trips


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field as well as teaching experience
  • A passion for elementary students, a sense of humor, and positivity and warmth
  • Dedication to teaching and learning in a vigorous, progressive school community with commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Proficiency in music performance

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Jamie Ross-Cory, Assistant Head of School for Instruction and Student Life.

Friends Academy

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