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Great teachers come to Wilkinson because we value them. Our small class size lets teachers reach students as the unique, individual learners they are.

Open Positions

Music Teacher

One-of-a-kind school on the coast near Half Moon Bay, CA, is searching for a highly-personable, energetic, and experienced Garden Teacher


  • Part-time position (20-35% time, depending on week of the 2019/20 school year)
  • 8 hours per week throughout the school year serving as music teacher for all grades; lead four 1-hour music classes per week plus prep time
  • Develop curriculum and cross curricular projects
  • Manage/direct two all student body performances per year: the Spring Musical and a Winter Concert; combined, these two performances require approximately 40 hours of work in the weeks leading up to the event
  • Performance responsibilities include music/script selection, securing a venue, set direction, assist with marketing, and manage costumes/props and the parent volunteer group
  • Organize and manage an annual music related field trip
  • Build relationships with regional music organizations (e.g. opera companies, orchestras, etc.)
  • Complete progress reports and report cards
  • Competitive salary with benefits - will be based on qualifications



  • Must be highly personable, and have a welcoming presence
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music or music education (or related degree)
  • 3 or more years’ experience in teaching music to elementary and or middle school students
  • Must be an excellent musician with good keyboard skills
  • Experience creating curriculum and cross curricular projects
  • Strong experience with music productions and/or concerts
  • Excellent communication skills, including with parents and children, and strong organization skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite and Google docs required; experience with music technology software preferred
  • Value strong relationships with each student and staff member


Please send your resume and a cover email to Mike Needels (Vice-Chair Wilkinson School Board of Directors) at

Wilkinson School is an equal opportunity employer.


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