Jobs and Volunteer opportunities

Teaching Positions

We are always on the lookout for talented and dedicated teachers to join our exceptional faculty! We have immediate need for the following:

Early Childhood Music Faculty

Neighborhood Music School early childhood music faculty members are outstanding educators who engage their students with the goal of developing a joyful interest in and love of music.  Early childhood faculty members have a passion for working with young children and have an energetic and engaging personality.  They are excellent communicators who lay strong foundations of music education. Positions are available in early childhood music and movement, as well as preschool music.

Music and Dance Faculty

Neighborhood Music School music and dance faculty are outstanding teaching artists; educators who embrace a student-centered approach to instruction and are committed to working in a non-profit community arts institution. Teaching artists engage students of all levels and abilities to develop a joyful interest and skilled application in their area of study. NMS faculty model artistic excellence through their personal pursuit of artistic development through active performance and ongoing practice. Our faculty are passionate about contributing to the NMS mission and upholding our core values. Part-time positions are currently available in group and individual instruction in piano, voice, violin, and dance.

Requirements and Qualifications
  • An understanding of the NMS mission and a love of the arts;
  • An appreciation of the diversity of the New Haven region and the NMS community; 
  • A commitment to equity and inclusion, and a desire to be part of building an anti bias anti racist culture;
  • Ability to think strategically and work collaboratively and with an open mind;
  • A desire to lead through compassion and service and a commitment to personal growth;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, with pride in quality of work;
  • Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination.
To Apply:

If you are passionate about teaching, please send a completed application (found here), your CV/resume, along with a cover letter detailing your teaching interests and expertise to [email protected]. Tell us what you value, and why you feel you might be a good fit for NMS. We look forward to hearing from you!


2022 Audubon Arts Staff

We are always looking for creative and energetic people who love children and the arts to join our Audubon Arts summer program staff! This program for children and teens has been an NMS favorite for more than 40 years. Using creative dramatics as a cornerstone, participants enjoy a wide range of artistic activities designed to encourage self-expression and creativity, culminating in performances of one-of-a-kind musical theater shows. You can learn more about Audubon Arts here. Please contact Audubon Arts Director Anne Tubis at [email protected] for information regarding available positions for this summer.


Our volunteer program is on hiatus. We look forward to restarting our volunteer program in the future.