Music Department Teachers

Music Department Teachers
Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts & Education — a free, public charter school serving over 1,000 K-8 students in Wilson, NC (with a high school opening in 2020) –is expanding its Music Department and has immediate openings for the following K-12 instructors:
  • Instrumental Music Teacher
  • Vocal Music Teacher
  • Applied Music Teacher

Ideal candidates will hold a Master’s degree or higher in music education, performance, or a related field, possess strong performance-to-teaching skills, exhibit exceptional musicianship and maintain a passion for training future musicians. This music educator should be proficient in traditional classical literature as well as jazz and popular styles and be a champion for collaboration and artistic excellence across instrumental and vocal genres.

The chosen candidate will train students in the areas of music performance and vocal/instrumental ensembles, and will be energized by opportunities to collaborate with Sallie B. Howard’s vocal/instrumental ensembles, surrounding community partners, choral directors, and guest artists-educators.

Teaching responsibilities will include one-on-one applied instruction, classical ensemble classes, music history classes, diction courses, vocal jazz ensemble courses, concert choir, and potentially other courses based on curriculum needs. Expertise in music education areas such as music literacy, technology in music classrooms, culturally responsive teaching, etc is preferred.

Additional qualifications include:
  • Public school experience that includes secondary choral ensemble teaching or commensurate professional experience.
  • Successful collegiate teaching experience.
  • Demonstrates scholarship in the field.
  • Exhibits commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

How to Apply

Send resumes and portfolio along with a cover letter to

Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts & Education (SBHS) is a free, public charter school founded in 1997 in Wilson, N.C. that serves over 1000 students in grades K-8. Named after the legendary author, educator, playwright and actress Sallie Baldwin Howard, SBHS is dedicated to ensuring that every child – privileged or underprivileged – gets the kind of education that will allow them to become more than they ever thought they would be. With a performing arts-based curriculum, a study abroad program, a culturally diverse faculty and student body, and an expansion to the SBH High School of Biotechnology and the Fine Arts in 2020, Sallie B. Howard School is preparing its students to become 21st century industry leaders both locally and globally.