Private Music Lesson Tutor – Piano


The Fessenden School, Newton, MA

About Us

The Fessenden School, in West Newton, MA, is an all-boys independent day and boarding school serving 525 students from Pre-K to Grade 9. The School seeks to employ individuals who will share our commitment to supporting The Fessenden School’s mission to cultivate each boy’s talents and develop in balance his character, mind, and body in an inclusive and joyful community. For over 100 years we have been committed to the education of boys, and our facilities, curriculum, and programs are designed with the necessities of boys in mind.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The Fessenden School seeks Private Music Lessons Tutors in all instruments to add to our current roster. Music Tutors provide in-person, one-on-one instrumental lessons to students in Middle School (grades 5 and 6) and Upper School (grades 7-9) during the academic day (8:00 – 2:50). They are responsible for reporting on student progress four times per year using an Effort Grading Scale, two of those times including a written narrative.

Depending on the music tutor’s preference and availability, they may also offer lessons in the school’s Extended Day Program (3:00 – 5:30), working with students in the Lower School (Pre-Kindergarten-grade 4).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in music or education

  • Minimum of 2 years music teaching experience

  • Ability to serve in a diverse community of colleagues, students, and parents

  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, social justice, diversity, and equity

  • A commitment to boys and boys’ education

  • Successful criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in music or education

To Apply

Submit an application through Fessenden’s Career Site. A resume, cover letter and three references are required.

The Fessenden School

Newton, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Day, Boarding