Music Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Kents Hill School, Readfield, ME

Music Teacher

Position Overview

This position, with a start date of August 15, 2024, will join our outstanding Arts Department excited to expand its musical offerings. This full-time teaching position will also include advising a group of students, actively participating in the residential life program, and developing a robust after-school music program. The successful applicant will have a vision and enthusiasm for helping our students engage with all aspects of music and performance. The Arts Department is committed to the idea that all students are creative learners and our role is to encourage them to expand their artistic skill-set and engage with a breadth of creative experiences.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A passion for teaching and engaging students in performing arts

  • An innovative approach to teaching and learning that inspires high school aged students

  • An articulated vision for a strong performing arts program at Kents Hill School and an ability to bring that vision to fruition

  • Enthusiasm to collaborate on department-wide initiatives, curriculum developments, and events

  • Bachelor’s degree in music education, music, or related experience. Master’s preferred

  • Experience with teaching both vocal and instrumental music

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Key responsibilities include:

  • Teaching a range of music courses dependent on instructor experience and student interest. Examples of recent/current courses: Electric Composition, Music Theory, Introduction to Guitar, Introduction to Live Performance, Freshman Arts Seminar

  • Directing music/performing arts afternoon activities or coaching two athletic seasons

  • Overseeing the Bodman Performing Arts Center

  • Being committed to the entire boarding school student experience and excited to engage with students both inside and outside of the classroom. Typically, this includes living in a campus residence and participating in all aspects of residential life; advising a group of students; and involvement in afternoon and extracurricular activities


Please send a letter of interest and resume to the Human Resources Manager at with the subject line “Music Teacher.”
Kents Hill School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Kents Hill School

Readfield, ME
High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender