Brearley One Word

Piano Accompanist

610 E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028, USA Req #33
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 750 students K-12, welcomes candidates for the position of Accompanist beginning immediately.


We invite interested candidates to apply for this position by completing an application and uploading a cover letter and resume at


Responsibilities include:

      accompanying two choruses in several weekly rehearsals, both during the school day (8 am - 3 pm) and after school, including performances throughout the academic year

      accompanying school assemblies and community events throughout the school year during the day and after school

      accompanying students in recitals during the day and after school

      serving as pianist for an annual musical production.


The ideal candidate will:

      hold a Bachelor's or Masters's degree in Piano or Piano Accompanying

      have excellent sight-reading skills

      demonstrate a strong interest in accompanying choral ensembles

      possess competence in anti-racist pedagogy

      bring to their work a collegial spirit and a sense of humor.


About the School

Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Our mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on a larger purpose:  to cultivate in our students a commitment to the greater good. In pursuit of this goal, we actively strive to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable, and antiracist school community, and we expect our faculty, staff, students, parents, and trustees to pursue meaningful change through deliberate and measurable actions.



$70 - $85 per hour, depending on experience, up to 30 hours per month.


The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally protected classification.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 610 E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028, USA