Careers at Brooklyn Music Factory

Are you a music teacher looking to join a community of vibrant and committed musicians? 

If you love to help others, then Brooklyn Music Factory might be the place for you. 

We are currently hiring a Voice/Piano/Group Class

Teacher & Curriculum Designer

Are you excited to write original songs with your 9 year old student?

If yes, then Brooklyn Music Factory may be the perfect community for you.

Do you dream about all the ways you can strengthen your students ears through super fun games they love to play?

If yes, then Brooklyn Music Factory may be the perfect community for you.

Are you sick and tired of recitals that cause your students unnecessary stress and make their parents anxious?

If yes, then Brooklyn Music Factory may be the perfect community for you.

Do you look forward to getting inquisitive emails from parents of your students because it provides you the opportunity to share a story of their child’s musical journey?

If yes, then Brooklyn Music Factory may be the perfect community for you.

Are you available 2-3 days per week to teach all levels of piano students from 3-8pm?

If yes, then Brooklyn Music Factory may be the perfect community for you!

Pay range: $25-$40/hr based on years of teaching experience. Additional benefits include paid department meetings, retirement savings, & paid curriculum development opportunities.

See What We're All About

Brooklyn Music Factory is not just a music school; we are a mission-driven company intent on growing a body of 100,000 students worldwide with the tools needed to connect with others and build something bigger than themselves through music. Playing & performing in bands. Writing & sharing songs. Jamming around the campfire or around the world. We grow musicians for life and are changing a generation of music-making families.

Brooklyn Music Factory Core Values:

  • Be the Best Version of Yourself
  • Be 100% Engaged: Emotionally and Intellectually
  • Find Joy in Every Day & Every Way
  • Discover Everyone’s Story
  • Communicate Consistently to Gain Trust
  • Check Your Ego at the Door
  • Build Community
minikeys music classes ages 4-5

Full Time Voice, Piano teacher 

& Curriculum Designer

(Beginner to Advanced)

(private & group class)

At Brooklyn Music Factory
we inspire musicians & BUILD COMMUNITY


Brooklyn Music Factory Lives & Teaches By These Core Values:

Be the Best Version of Yourself

Be 100% Engaged: Emotionally and Intellectually

Find Joy in Every Day & Every Way

Discover Everyone’s Story

Communicate Consistently to Gain Trust

Check Your Ego at the Door

Build Community

Currently we are looking for a teacher/curriculum designer for our:

  • Private Lesson voice department Beg/Int/Adv
  • Minikeys, Jam Band 101, & Club Keyboard group classes (ages 4-8)


Brooklyn Music Factory Private Lessons are primarily for ages 4 to 14 and adult students. Unlike many other Private Lesson programs, BMF focuses on building musicians who are skilled on and off their instruments. Students play BLAM games (Big Lesson About Music) that have them moving around the room, training their ears and their voices. Students learn music theory and songwriting from a young age, so they can not only play music but also understand what they’re playing.


  • Our students play gigs & recordWe measure success by how many fun gigs our students play with one another and recording projects they collaborate on. Online these are songwriting parties and virtual open mic nights.
  • Game-based learningGame-based learning keeps our lessons fun and effective. Our lessons feel nothing like the traditional lesson.
  • Unique Lesson ArchitectureWe follow our own unique lesson architecture that challenges every student to use their ears before their eyes as they solve the puzzle of music.


BMF teachers have regular meetings to develop curriculum, share successes and challenges and support each other. 


Responsibilities:

  • Show up prepared to teach your classes, and communicate consistently with your families afterwards.
  • Attend all required meetings and special events (see schedule below).
  • Achieve your “BIG 3” (see below).


Skills & Experience Required

  • Voice as primary instrument
  • Piano as secondary instrument
  • Songwriter: Must have pop/rock experience.
  • Musical Theater background a BIG plus
  • A minimum of 5 years of Beg-Adv Voice teaching experience
  • 3 years of Beginner level piano teaching experience



  • Collaborative Curriculum Design Skills & Experience Includes:
  • Audio Production (basic DAW Engineering).
  • Design conscious. Experience with Canva or willing to learn new design tool.
  • Video Production. Creating/curriculum training videos.
  • Organization of resources (lesson report templates, student repertoire)
  • Live Songwriting Party Production.

Software Experience a HUGE Plus:

  • Logic DAW (jam track production)
  • Canva (design tool)
  • Airtable (organization database tool)
  • GSuite (Google Drive, Docs, GSheets, Forms, Slides, etc.


Qualities Needed:

  • A LOVE of games 
  • A belief in the musical potential of every individual 
  • Must love kids and be willing to get silly, be creative and play with them
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be creative and excited to learn new curriculum and share ideas with a team
  • Must be available for staff meetings and committed to learning online systems
  • Able to commit to consistently teaching every week from September-June
  • A commitment to developing relationships with students, families & fellow teachers
  • Vaccination against COVID-19 is required for all in-person employees.
  • Must be willing to adhere to COVID-19 health & safety protocols for the workplace and school environments, including mask wearing, social distancing, etc.


Schedule:

  • Teaching: Tuesday-Thursday: 3-8pm. Saturdays: 10-5pm.
  • Curriculum Production: 8 Hours/week.
  • Attend mid- and end-of-year student performances (usually held on the weekends in December, January, May, and June)
  • Attendance @ Monthly Meetings Required:All-staff and department meetings1:1 Check in with Private Lesson DirectorWeekly Production Meeting
  • Be available during your work hours to communicate on SLACK.

Compensation:

  • $40-$50/hr based on experience and # of years at Brooklyn Music Factory
  • Retirement savings (we match 3%)
  • Paid sick and safe leave
  • Paid vacation days

Your BIG 3:

We are a performance based business meaning we measure all staff and faculty on their success in three key areas. These are foundational and essential to the financial & cultural health of the school. We call these three areas your BIG 3:

As a private lesson and/or band faculty member you will have the following Big 3:

  • Communicate: Consistent use of BMFConnect to communicate with families.Send all private lesson and band reports within 24 hours of the lesson or class.Send two semi-annual progress reports to all students.Utilize the BMF enrollment system to get your students re-enrolled.
  • Assign Resources: Utilizing unique BMF curriculum with families through BMFConnect.Assign unique BMF games and exercises.Supply written and/or audio recordings of students’ learning materials in the Gdrive lesson or band folder.
  • Build Community: Collaboration and retention.Your students participate in at least one community event per season. Ex. Songwriting party or open mic.You retain your students throughout a season and re-enroll your students into the next season.

"My daughter loved her class. It’s maybe the first online learning thing she’s enjoyed! She does not like Zoom. It makes her very self-conscious and uncomfortable. But not with you! Thank you for making it so warm and comfy for her ."

-Sarah M.

online piano lessons

Looking for BMFConnect? 

BMFConnect is your one-stop destination for everything Brooklyn Music Factory. See class photos & videos, view weekly lesson & class reports from your teacher, and access BMF materials & resources.