Employment Opportunities

Calling All Music Educators and Teaching Artists!

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory is expanding and we would like to keep you informed as teaching positions become available. If you share our passion for instilling the magic of music in students then…

Spread the word to your friends and colleagues.  You can help us make music education affordable and accessible to all!

For more information or to apply for a position, please send your resume and a thoughtful cover letter to Amber Weber, Deputy Director, at hr@sdys.org. No phone calls please.

Current Opportunities

Early Childhood Teaching Artist

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is seeking a part-time Teaching Artist for its ChIMES (Childhood Introduction to Music Education, with Smiles) program. Teaching Artists teach classes for children 0-5 years old and their parents/caregivers, as well as to groups of preschool, TK (transitional kindergarten), or kindergarten students at contracted sites.

Our team begins to build musical skills, creativity, movement, and social-emotional skills for young children. They also build healthy attachments between children and parents/caregivers or teachers. The interactive classes incorporate singing, dancing, movement, and hands-on play with instruments, all while paving the way for future musical development and participation in ensemble experiences.

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San Diego Youth Symphony