Music Teacher

Faculty / Part-Time

Birches School, Lincoln, MA

Music Teacher Birches School 2024-2025

Birches School is an independent PreK-8 school located in Lincoln, MA. Our mission is to nurture students’ innate curiosity and creativity in harmony with the natural world. Birches students embody empathy, inclusivity, teamwork, and a passion for learning. We offer a nature-based, interdisciplinary education in a supportive, vibrant, multi-age setting. The campus is rich with natural beauty, and we are committed to educating our students through the lenses of environmentalism and the joys and opportunities of our unique setting.

Job Summary: The Birches music teacher nurtures the musical talents of all students. They share with students an appreciation of music as an art form and help students recognize the historical context of music in human culture. The music teacher nurtures students’ development of vocal and instrumental expression, listening skills, and music literacy. This is a part-time position.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Teach general music classes to PreK- 8th grade groups, including voice and instrumental instruction.

  •  Plan, organize, and teach “Explorations,” four 6-week workshops annually.

  •  Lead community singing at weekly all-school assemblies.

  •  Select and coordinate activities related to the presentation of musical performances.

  •  Contribute to student progress reports.

  •  Participate in cohesive interdisciplinary curriculum development.

  •  Attend monthly faculty meetings and designated school events.

  •  Promote Birches’ mission, advancing awareness and support of progressive, nature-based



  •  A Bachelor’s degree in education or a relevant field; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Three or more years of experience teaching elementary and middle school students.

  •  Demonstrated expertise in curriculum development and classroom management.

  • Desire to collaborate with colleagues.

  • Strong creative skills and an innovative mindset.

    Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and other supporting material in common formats to

    Birches School is an equal-opportunity employer. Birches does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran or active military status, or any other category protected by state, federal, or local law.

Birches School

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