Join Our Team!

The South Shore Children’s Chorus is looking for passionate people to become a part of our team! This spring, we are looking for dedicated people to fill the following roles:

Training Choir Job Description Sharon 2018 (Artistic Staff)

Intermediate Choir Job Description 2018 (Artistic Staff)

Board of Directors: Treasurer (Volunteer)

Board of Directors: Member (Volunteer)

To apply for one of our Artistic Staff positions, please read the descriptions below and e-mail your application to Founding Director Kirsten Oberoi by May 20th, 2018. To volunteer to be a member of our Board of Directors, please e-mail Kirsten Oberoi at oberoi@sscchorus.org.

We look forward to involving more people on our team as SSCC grows to include more talented young singers in this community!

South Shore Children’s Chorus Job Announcement

Director of Intermediate Choir

 The South Shore Children’s Chorus (SSCC) is seeking a highly-qualified, dedicated, and passionate new team member as the Director for the Intermediate Choir level (treble singers in 4th-7th grade.) SSCC is a community-based choral program made up of singers representing 13 different local cities and towns. SSCC was founded in 2016 in order to provide musical education and vocal training to students living in the South Shore communities and beyond. SSCC keeps the development and well-being of our students as our top priority, and aims to create a safe space and loving community for choristers to learn, to grow, and to find their own voice.

Job Description

This part-time position involves two weeknight rehearsals for our Intermediate Choir sites; Tuesday evenings (5:00pm-7:00pm in Sharon) and Wednesday evenings (5:00-7:00pm in Quincy.) The SSCC calendar begins in September and runs through the end of June.

Each weekly evening requires two Music Theory Classes and a choral rehearsal, with the schedule of:

5:00pm-5:30pm: Music Theory I (4th & 5th Graders)

5:30pm-6:30pm: Choral Rehearsal (All IC Singers)

6:30pm-7:00pm: Music Theory II (6th & 7th Graders)

The Intermediate Choir Director will also be responsible for attending and conducting one “All Together” rehearsal per month on a Sunday afternoon, combining singers from each site. The Intermediate Choir Director will be in attendance at all major Dress Rehearsals and Concerts. SSCC regularly produces an annual Winter Concert in January and Spring Concert in May/June, and occasionally participates in additional small performances throughout the year.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years relevant teaching experience
  • Knowledge of/experience with Kodaly Method and Curwen hand signs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with children ages 8-12
  • Engaging, exciting teaching methods that inspire confident singers and young people
  • Knowledge and understanding of healthy and appropriate repertoire for the developing singer
  • Reliable transportation

 

The ideal candidate has the following qualities:

  • A passion for growth in community music education in the South Shore of Massachusetts
  • A dedicated team player to join a tight-knit and passionate, but small, staff
  • A teacher who can foster a community within their ensemble, where social aspects bring students back week-to-week
  • Interest in helping a new organization grow and flourish by dedicating wholeheartedly and long-term to the organization
  • Passion for instilling excellent and consistent vocal technique, and equally as passionate about teaching music literacy and ear training

 

Compensation:

$48/hour

Application Requirements:

Apply by May 20th, 2018

Interested Applicants should e-mail a current resume and cover letter to Founding Director Kirsten Oberoi at oberoi@sscchorus.org. Please include contact information for three references.

Finalists may be asked to teach a sample lesson to our current Intermediate Choir in early June 2018.

The South Shore Children’s Chorus does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

South Shore Children’s Chorus Job Announcement

Director of Training Choir: Sharon Branch

 The South Shore Children’s Chorus (SSCC) is seeking a highly-qualified, dedicated, and passionate new team member as the Director for the Sharon Training Choir (singers in Kindergarten – 3rd grade.) SSCC is a community-based choral program made up of singers representing 13 different local cities and towns. SSCC was founded in 2016 in order to provide musical education and vocal training to students living in the South Shore communities and beyond. SSCC keeps the development and well-being of our students as our top priority, and aims to create a safe space and loving community for choristers to learn, to grow, and to find their own voice.

 

Job Description

This part-time position involves one weeknight rehearsal for our new Sharon Training Choir on Tuesday evenings from 5:00pm-6:00pm. The SSCC calendar begins in September and runs through the end of June.

The Sharon Training Choir Director will also be responsible for attending and co-conducting one “All Together” rehearsal per month with our Quincy TC Director on a Sunday afternoon, combining singers from each site. The Sharon Training Choir Director will be in attendance at all major Dress Rehearsals and Concerts. SSCC regularly produces an annual Winter Concert in January and Spring Concert in May/June, and occasionally participates in additional small performances throughout the year.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years relevant teaching experience
  • Knowledge of/experience with Kodaly Method and Curwen hand signs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with children ages 5-8
  • Engaging, exciting teaching methods that inspire confident singers and young people
  • Knowledge and understanding of healthy and appropriate repertoire for the developing singer
  • Reliable transportation

 

The ideal candidate has the following qualities:

  • A passion for growth in community music education in the South Shore of Massachusetts
  • A dedicated team player to join a tight-knit and passionate, but small, staff
  • A teacher who can foster a community within their ensemble, where social aspects bring students back week-to-week
  • Interest in helping a new organization grow and flourish by dedicating wholeheartedly and long-term to the organization
  • Understanding of children’s voices and healthy literature
  • Committed to working in tandem with our Quincy TC Director

Compensation:

$48/hour

Application Requirements:

Apply by May 20th, 2018

Interested Applicants should e-mail a current resume and cover letter to Founding Director Kirsten Oberoi at oberoi@sscchorus.org. Please include contact information for three references.

Finalists may be asked to teach a sample lesson to our current Quincy Training Choir in early June 2018.

The South Shore Children’s Chorus does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.