Careers At CIM

The Cleveland Institute of Music is an equal employment opportunity employer and educator and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, political affiliation or veteran status.

Current Openings

The following employment opportunities are currently available:

Suzuki Cello Teacher

Location: The Cleveland Institute of Music, Sato Center for Suzuki Studies
11021 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106

Description: The Cleveland Institute of Music Sato Center for Suzuki Studies is a well established Suzuki Program and teacher training center for violin and cello that currently enrolls 115 students. The Program offers lessons in violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano. Group classes and music theory are part of the Suzuki curriculm. The CIM Preparatory Division also offers student courses in performance, eurhythmics, orchestra, chamber music, and group classes in music theory.

Duties: The Cleveland Institute of Music Sato Center for Suzuki Studies is seeking a full-time Suzuki Cello teacher to teach private and Saturday group lessons, attend monthly faculty meetings, organize outreach performances and work with the director in organizing Sato cello events.

Qualifications: MM in music performance and/or education with an emphasis in cello. Registered Suzuki Cello Teacher Training Books 1-8, proven performance ability, and a minimum of five years teaching experience preferred.

Salary: Full Benefits. Salary commensurate with experience and studio size.

Please submit the following materials online at
resume, cover letter, three letters of reference, videos (or DVD) of one Book 1 private lesson, one Book 4 – 8 level private lesson and one group lesson (any level), as well as any relevant supporting materials attesting to teaching experience.

This page was last updated on April 11, 2014.

Human Resources

Megan Swerbinsky

Director of Human Resources

p. 216.791.5000 ext. 219

f. 216.795.3141


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