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Settlement Music School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Clerk/Receptionist, Mary Louise Curtis Branch, Part-time

Cleaning/Maintenance, Willow Grove Branch, Part-time

Current Openings for Faculty Employment


CLERK/RECEPTIONIST, MARY LOUISE CURTIS BRANCH, PART-TIME

Part-time receptionist position begins September at the Mary Louise Curtis Branch of Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St (between Catherine and Christian), Philadelphia PA 19147. Free onsite parking lot; accessible by Route 47 bus route.

Successful candidate will have at least 3 years previous experience in a professional office setting. Candidates must have excellent reading, writing, conversation, computer and telephone skills; ability to work accurately with student payments on a computerized system; and willingness to work with and help people of all ages and backgrounds. Proficiency with MS Office software a plus.

Mary Louise Curtis Branch hours (Sept – June) are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM and Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Receptionist position requires some afternoon/evening/Saturday hours during the school year. Summer hours (July/August) are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM and Wednesday, Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

To apply, send resumes and salary history for consideration to: Director, Mary Louise Curtis Branch Settlement Music School, Attention Receptionist Position, 416 Queen Street Philadelphia, PA, or by . No phone calls, please.

CLEANING/MAINTENANCE, WILLOW GROVE BRANCH, PART-TIME

Part-time position (approximately 20 hours/weekday mornings) begins immediately for a Cleaning/Maintenance person at the Willow Grove Branch of Settlement Music School, 318 Davisville Road, Willow Grove (off Route 611). Free onsite parking lot; accessible to public transportation.

This new 25,000 square foot facility in Willow Grove opened in January 2011.  Settlement Music School, founded in 1908, is the largest community arts organization of its kind in the United States and is a non-profit organization that provides quality instruction in music and the related arts to more than 10,000 students between the ages of 3 and older adults at six facilities located in the Delaware Valley. 

Mature, responsible, dependable individual needed to work from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Minimum 3 years of related work experience, ability to work as part of a team with full-time maintenance staff.  Excellent cleaning skills, light lifting and excellent communication skills required. Starting salary is $9.50 per hour. Interviewed candidates must pass police background check and child abuse clearances.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Willow Grove Branch
Settlement Music School

Attention:  Patricia Manley, Director
318 Davisville Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090

215.784.4070 (fax)

  • FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • Settlement Music School welcomes resumes and letters of interest from qualified teachers seeking employment in the core program of afternoon, evening and Saturday instruction or in various daytime programs that the School offers.

    In general, Settlement employs fully credentialed and experienced specialist teachers. Settlement gives preference to candidates willing to work at multiple locations and interested in making a significant commitment of time to their teaching at Settlement.

    To apply, mail, email or fax a brief resume and cover letter to:

    , Executive Director
    Settlement Music School
    P.O. Box 63966
    Philadelphia, PA 19147-3966
    (215) 551-0483 - fax

    The Executive Director hires faculty for all locations. Please do not telephone.

    Current Openings

    Flute Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in flute.

    Guitar Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in guitar.

    Piano Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in piano.

    Violin Instruction
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in violin.

    Choir Conductor
    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in applied music with a concentration in conducting or in music education from an accredited institution, as well as experience in leading choral ensembles.

    Additionally, Settlement is always accepting resumes for the following positions:
    Dance (Ballet) and Creative Movement
    Children's Music Playshop (ages 6 months - 3 years)
    Children’s Music Workshop (ages 3 - 9 years)


    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in the instrument they seek to teach. Settlement generally gives preference to candidates with advanced degrees and specific studio teaching experience.

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