Playground Teacher

Job Listing

Education Artists/Creative Freelancers Wanted

Compensation: $15/hour + Bonus Structure

Employment Type: part-time educator

Building skill through joyful experiences with music

“Hearing a parent say their four-year-old couldn’t wait to practice, as they witness their child begin to understand music by ear is something amazing to be a part of.”  

- Jen, Playground Teacher


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Part-time teaching position for early childhood private and group music classes and lessons. NO MUSIC EXPERIENCE NECESSARY (seriously, keep reading). Flexible schedule, typically weekday afternoons and options for occasional weekday morning and weekend shifts. Offering five-fifteen hours/week. Located in Inman Park, VAHA, and Morningside, ATL.


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Cool, creative people who are:

  • Inspired by both teaching young minds and learning from those young minds in kind

  • Have kind, curious, and/or artistic personalities (all 3 is a plus)

  • Interested in developing personal knowledge of music and teaching skills

  • Interested in interacting with children ages 3-10

  • Strong communicators and organizers

  • Willing to participate in ongoing teacher training and development (both paid and unpaid)

Previous experience with music SINCERELY not necessary, but of course is welcome!


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  • Extensive training upon hiring

  • Upon completion of training, employees will:

    • Lead private musicianship lessons for children ages 3-10

    • Have the opportunity for additional work/hours assisting with group classes, camps, or special events

    • Attend ongoing teacher training

    • Foster a positive work environment through being good human excited to work with a team of other good humans!  


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If you are excited, please apply! If you are intrigued, please apply. If you are a little afraid of the idea of teaching music, but are still intrigued, definitely apply! We are looking for non-conventional employees, just like you.
We can’t wait to hear from you.

Please reach out to us via our contact us form if you are interested in applying.

“Two weeks of intensive learning about music theory, class structure, and how to work with small kids so that they can develop a love for music that will follow them throughout their lives.”

- Khye, Playground Teacher



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We will be in touch if we are interested in an interview.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email us. PLEASE DO NOT DROP BY IN PERSON. We are an active school, running classes and lessons and do not wish to disrupt in any way! Any candidates who make in-person inquiries will be withdrawn from consideration. Thank you for respecting!Any candidates who make in-person inquiries will be withdrawn from consideration. We will reach out directly if we think you’ll make a good fit. Thank you!