Join Our Merry Team!

If you like to have fun while making a difference in the life of every child that you meet, then you might have what it takes to join us in the important work of educating our students. We consider a teacher's training to be quite important--whether it's Suzuki, Music Together, or something more traditional--but what's just as important to us is an ability to inspire a love of music.

Jessica teaching class
Teaching summer camp
Julie and Jacque photo frame
Kristen ukulele
Teaching piano lessons

Our teachers

    are what set

          us apart.

   employment      

We are currently seeking highly-trained professionals to teach group classes, summer camps, and private lessons

 

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter that explains their interest in early childhood music education to jobs@merrymusicmakers.net

MUSIC TOGETHER GROUP CLASS

PART-TIME MUSIC TEACHER 

 

Seeking singers, instrumentalists, dancers to teach early childhood music and movement classes in English and/or Spanish to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with their caregivers. Research-based programs include singing, a rich variety of movement activities, chanting, and instrumental jam sessions. Teacher training required and may be subsidized, depending on circumstances. State certification not required. 

 

Preferred candidates will have experience teaching young children, be high energy and like to have fun while inspiring a love of music. 

 

Interested candidates: Please submit a resume and cover letter that explains your interest in early childhood music education to jobs@merrymusicmakers.net


For more information about our curriculum, please visit MusicTogether.com and/or Cantaybailaconmigo.com.

Skills & Qualifications

  • A background in music and the ability to sing in tune independently is required.

  • Early childhood music teaching experience is preferred. 

  • This includes work in a camp setting, a school, or as a caregiver. 

  • Applicants must be dedicated and energetic, with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

  • The ideal candidate will be extremely comfortable leading a group of caregivers with young children in songs and musical activities.

Teaching schedule is flexible based on availability, though weekend availability is preferred.

 
Compensation for this position is hourly, based upon qualifications and experience.
 

 
SUMMER JAM CAMP

 

Merry Music Makers is seeking camp counselors for our Summer Jam camp for ages 4-9 at two locations on the northside of Chicago in the neighborhoods of Lakeview and Edgewater. This year, we are offering 8 weeks of camps in July and August, Monday-Friday.

We are seeking dedicated and energetic instructors who are passionate about inspiring a love of music in campers while having fun! After training in our curriculum, counselors are responsible for offering a group of about 14 children a fun, enriching program that includes crafts, books, singing, and movement.

There are two paid positions available: counselors and lead counselors. Lead counselors will have a Bachelors in Music or Education with classroom teaching experience. Counselors will have completed at least 2 years of an undergraduate music or arts education program.

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • A background in music is required for all applicants.

  • Early childhood music teaching and camp counselor experience is preferred. 

  • This includes work in a camp setting, a school, or as a caregiver. Applicants must have experience working with children ages 4-9

  • Applicants must be dedicated and energetic, with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

  • The ideal candidate will be extremely comfortable supervising, teaching, and managing children, while working well within a team, and individually.

 

Schedule
4 hours per day during weekday mornings. Flexible days available. Week-long availability preferred. Must be available for at least four weeks during July and August.
 
Compensation for this position is hourly, based upon qualifications and experience.
 

 
PRIVATE LESSONS

GUITAR - Suzuki and Traditional

VIOLIN - Suzuki and Traditional

PIANO - Traditional

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in music, higher degree in music preferred

  • Suzuki method training

  • Experience teaching young children

  • Patience, creativity, and a nurturing personality

  • A strong dedication to one's work community to create a fun, stress-free and positive environment

  • Interest in growing a small business into a great music school

  • 3+ years of teaching experience preferred

Merry Music Makers, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religious belief, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability or any other protected status in the admission or access to, or employment in its programs and activities.