Private Lesson Middle School and Upper School Piano Instructor
  • Teacher

The Fessenden School, Newton, MA

Accredited by AISNE

Apply Here by submitting your cover letter and resume.

Seeking a part-time, hourly Middle School (Grades 5 and 6) and Upper School (Grades 7-9) Private Lesson Piano Instructor. We seek a professional artist and educator who is passionate about the piano, creates a dynamic learning experience, and will instill a love for musical expression in pre-adolescent boys.

Essential Functions

  • Teach 5-10 private, 45-minute, one-on-one lessons a week to students on the piano
  • Acquire appropriate teaching materials and resources
  • Teach music theory, aural skills, and practical techniques to students
  • Motivate pupils and encourage progress
  • Interact and communicate with academic staff and parents
  • Assess students’ abilities, provide feedback, and write comments at the end of each trimester
  • Prepare students to perform in school music concerts
  • Collaborate with other music faculty on music concerts
  • Record weekly, hourly lessons, and submit monthly time sheets to supervisor

A music degree with a teaching or music education background is required.

Pay is on an hourly basis.

Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Kristina Abella, Interim Co-Director of Arts (


The Fessenden School is an independent boys’ boarding and day school for Pre-Kindergarten through 9th grade, located in West Newton, MA. For more than 100 years, The Fessenden School has offered state-of-the-art facilities, curriculum, and programs specifically designed to meet the educational needs of boys.


  • Middle School
  • Music
  • Part-Time
  • Piano
  • Private Lesson