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Suzuki Talent Education Program of Birmingham
 Cello Instructor Job Description

Job Summary: STEP Birmingham invites applicants for the position of Cello Instructor. Reporting to the STEP Director, the Cello Instructor will teach a studio of private cello students as well as lead STEP group classes.

  • Teach a minimum of 33 cello lessons per student and 18 group classes each year
  • Communicate with the Director in regards to studio openings
  • Respond to e-mails from the Director in a timely manner
  • Keep an active membership with the Suzuki Association of the Americas
  • Attend faculty meetings
  • Attend student and group performances


  • Bachelor’s degree in music
  • Suzuki training in at least Books 1 – 4

    Terms of Employment: The Cello Instructor will begin in August 2018. This person will be inheriting a studio consisting of students in Books 1 – 8 (subject to change). STEP Birmingham estimates the Cello Instructor will begin with 15 hours of teaching not including group classes. The Cello Instructor will have the opportunity to increase his/her teaching hours, if so desired, based on STEP enrollment.


    How to Apply: Screening of applications will begin February 1st, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above and a completed Application for Employment.
    Application Information:

    Contact: Troy Bast, Director
 STEP Birmingham

    1101 18th Street South
 Birmingham, AL 35205

    Phone: (205) 440-3611