Job Opportunities

International Initiatives: Call for Translators

Job Description: The Frances Clark Center invites applications for translators in the International Initiatives program. Applicants should have fluent reading, writing, and speaking proficiency in both English and Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, or Korean. Other languages are an asset. Translation work will include articles, text, courses, videos, editing, and voiceovers. Applicants must be able to meet deadlines and work efficiently in teams. These are part-time positions and fully remote.

Applicants must hold at least one degree in music–Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Music, an equivalent, or higher–and have competent understanding of musical terms and concepts in both English and the other language(s). A background in piano or piano pedagogy is preferred but not required. Applicants must have access to and basic understanding of computer and internet usage, Google Drive (particularly Google Docs and Google Sheets), and YouTube. They may be required to learn additional systems to aid in translating as necessary.

The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to providing a fair and inclusive employment environment for all, and we encourage applications from individuals from every background. The Frances Clark Center embraces the diversity of its local, national, and international communities, and does not discriminate against any beneficiary of service, employee, or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. It is also the Frances Clark Center’s policy to comply with all applicable national and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

Applicants must be eligible to legally work in the United States.

The Call for Translators has now closed.

About the Frances Clark Center: The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is a not-for-profit educational organization 501(c)(3) that serves the advancement of piano teaching, learning, and performing through highest quality resources and programs. The Center includes the divisions: Piano Magazine, Piano Inspires Kids, Journal of Piano Research, NCKP: The Piano Conference, New School for Music Study, Online Teacher Education, and Piano Education Press.

The Center strives to enhance the quality of lifelong music making, educate teachers dedicated to nurturing lifelong involvement in music making, and develop and curate the highest quality resources that support an artistic and meaningful learning experience for all students regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or socio-economic status. The work of the Center is based on the philosophy of music educator Frances Clark (1905-1998) whose life work revolutionized the field of music education in the twentieth century.

Questions? Email [email protected].

New School for Music Study Full-Time Faculty Member

The New School for Music Study is located in Kingston, New Jersey, a historic community adjacent to Princeton, and serves as a dynamic community music school and learning lab in the area. It serves over 360 students with 22 faculty. The faculty work in a collaborative environment, focused upon the effective instruction of every student of all ages and levels. Professional development and performance opportunities are core aspects of the faculty culture. All faculty members are dedicated teachers, active performers, and contributors to the field of piano pedagogy. The administrative leadership team manages enrollment, community engagement, events, programs, and overall business operations.

Job Description: NSMS full-time faculty members are responsible for teaching piano students of all ages and levels, in both private and group settings. Full-time faculty are also responsible for applicable lesson planning, meetings, and communications. This position also includes assistance with school events and administrative support at both the school and center level. This position reports to the NSMS Administrative Director and requires residency in New Jersey. Applicants must be eligible to legally work in the United States.

The position begins August 20, 2024 and continues through the academic year, concluding on June 25, 2025.

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Student Internships

The Frances Clark Center invites applications for the 2024 internship program. Internships are open to current students or recent graduates and offer a range of administrative opportunities in areas such as conferences, programming, publishing, community outreach, event support, communications, production, design, and social media. The internship program is a paid part-time opportunity.

The application portal has now closed. To explore other continuing education, presentation, or publication opportunities for students and new professionals, click here to access our collegiate resources page.

New School for Music Study Postgraduate Teaching Program

The Postgraduate Teaching Program at The New School for Music Study is a highly competitive program. It provides intensive study in the art of effective piano teaching of all ages and levels of study. Each participant’s teaching is transformed through an in-depth practicum and immersion as a faculty member. Participants are personally mentored in piano teaching of pre-college and adult students. A legacy program of the school and The Frances Clark Center, the Postgraduate Teaching Program is based on the foundational philosophies of founding teachers Frances Clark and Louise Goss.

The Postgraduate Teaching Program is a compensated teaching fellow program. A monthly stipend is provided.

The application portal for the 2024-2025 academic year has now closed. The application portal for 2025-2026 will open in late 2024 or early 2025.

Piano Magazine Position Announcements

No current positions are available. To submit an article for one of our publications, click here to access our publications, guidelines, and submission links.

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