Founded in 1908 Settlement Music School, a non-profit organization, is one of the largest community schools of the arts in the United States serving children and adults of all ages at five branches in Pennsylvania located in South, West and Northeast Philadelphia, Germantown, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, and its virtual branch, Settlement Music Online. Settlement provides over $2.6 million dollars each year in financial aid and scholarships to fully 60% of its students. Settlement’s reach is broad, and it continues the principles of its Founders, that there be no barriers to participating in music and arts education.

Part-time Student Services Assistant

Settlement Music School – Kardon-Northeast Branch
3745 Clarendon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114

Settlement is looking for a part-time Student Services Assistant at our Kardon-Northeast Branch. The Student Services Assistant is the first to greet our students, families, and teachers, and must provide exemplary customer service. They also help maintain a safe and secure environment by monitoring the entrance doors, directing visitors to appropriate areas of the branch, maintaining guest logs, and notifying appropriate staff or teachers of arrivals, student absences, etc. Further, they maintain a working knowledge of all branch offerings and programs, and answers questions in a prompt and courteous manner. Other duties include general office administration, such as taking payments from students and data entry as well as calendar management for branch leadership.


  • Previous experience in a professional office setting preferred.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Thrives in a job that requires a very high level of organization.
  • Embody the School’s values and support Settlement’s mission: to provide the highest quality instruction in music and the related arts to children and adults, regardless of age, background, ability, or economic circumstance.
  • Models in all actions Settlement’s shared value of the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in arts education.

Evenings and Saturdays

Compensation is $15 per hour

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume by email only to:
Matthew Clayton, Branch Director,

Settlement Music School is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.