Join the BMF Family
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.
BMF teachers playing with students on a gig at Rockwood Music Hall
MiniKeys class with Michelle
MiniKeys class with Jason
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.
Faculty jam during Summer Camp
Ben with his piano students, at a gig!
Founder Nate Shaw visiting a Rock Write & Record band rehearsal
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
Life as a BMF Teacher
Your life as a BMF teacher may feel radically different than any previous job. You will prepare for every single lesson with a level of intent and commitment that will mean long days. Especially in year one. You will be asked to study new BLAM (Big Lessons About Music) games every week and you will be challenged to implement new technologies that make your students’ learning experiences more efficient. You will be asked to create new content to benefit our whole community. You will work on Sundays celebrating with your students at gigs. And you will have to turn down that tour because you committed to being there for your students every week.
Your job is to build a community of confident, creative communicators fluent in the language of music. Your students will grow into lifelong musicians who join or start their own bands, write original songs, record and share their magic, and ultimately inspire others to join them in the mission to bring people closer together.
Ultimately, you will serve the community at large with your creative input. If you love to help others, then Brooklyn Music Factory is the place for you.
This position is for you if:
- You believe that making & sharing music with others is the best part of music.
- You find joy in each of your students’ journeys and successes.
- You are 100% committed to the growth of your students.
- You want to join a community that regularly gathers to share and celebrate music.
- You are an excellent and consistent communicator.
This position is not for you if:
- You are looking for a “side job” that you can schedule around other commitments and responsibilities.
- You are not available for several weekends of gigs through the school year.
- You like to go it alone and don’t see the value of connecting regularly with your fellow faculty.
- You are unwilling to learn and adopt a new curriculum.
- You are unwilling to learn and adopt new technologies and administrative systems.
Current Job Openings
Little Songwriters Instructor (Ages 0-3)
Would you like to join a community of committed music educators who are revolutionizing the way music is taught? Brooklyn Music Factory is not just a music school; we are a mission-driven company intent on creating musicians who have 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.
Currently we are looking for teachers for Little Songwriters (ages 0-3) program
Little Songwriters is a class geared towards babies, toddlers and their caregivers. In Little Songwriters, kids and their grownups will sing, dance, play lots of drum circle games AND write originals songs as a group every week. Songs are then recorded by the Brooklyn Music Factory’s pro musicians so you can continue to listen and sing along at home! At Brooklyn Music Factory we believe that learning music should be joyful and creative – for even the youngest music-makers!
Requirements for the job:
Must love kids ages 0-3
Must have taught or worked with babies and/or toddlers
Must be able to play guitar or ukulele, and sing
Must be available to work Saturday mornings
Must love connecting and communicating with parents & caregivers
Must have songwriting experience or be interested in learning how to lead songwriting with groups
Once hired, all teachers will be trained by:
Taking a Brooklyn Music Factory virtual training course
Shadowing the director of Little Songwriters in the current class offerings
$30 an hour
Includes additional benefits:
Free rehearsal space
Sat 10am -10:45am
Sat 11am – 11:45am
*Arrival at 9:30am is encouraged for classroom set up and prep