"All of California’s children deserve to learn the important skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive work force,as learned in sequential, standards-based music education courses taught by credentialed music educators."
Below is a list of music education related job opportunities.
Jobs are posted for 60 days for a fee of $35. Please limit your post to 350 words.
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Identify and propose program expansions and lead the strategic design to meet community needs and advance SDYS’ vision.
Oversee creation and implementation of curriculum and instructional plans by the Teaching Artist faculty for weekly instruction and intensive camps.
Provide managerial leadership of the Community Opus Project to achieve student musician learning goals, manage Community Opus Project budget, select performance opportunities, and assess efforts.
Supervise and support the Opus Coordinator, Program Assistants, and strings and winds Teaching Artists; provide appropriate professional development to team.
Collaborate with the Instrument Librarian and Production and Operations Manager to ensure a smooth and successful instrument distribution and retrieval process.
Develop and oversee workshops for parents and/or students, student mentoring program, and chamber music program.
Ensure strong parent engagement practices are embedded in all aspects of community programs.
Community Partnerships & Relations
Serve as Community Opus Project liaison to Chula Vista Elementary School District officials.
Build and maintain strong relationships with CVESD in-school music teachers, site leaders, classroom teachers, and partners.
Internal Coordination and Collaboration
Communicate with all staff to ensure continuity of programs, attend meetings, and provide content to other departments.
Work closely with the Deputy Director to hire teaching artists as well as engage coaches, clinicians and guest artists for the Community Opus Project.
About This Position:
The Teaching Artists on the Community Program team teach group sectionals and/or conduct and teach full ensembles, primarily to beginner and intermediate musicians. Our team builds musical skills, teaches fundamentals, brings out creativity, serves as mentors and role models, and builds community. We do not hire Teaching Artists to just teach music.
Teach sectionals or conduct full ensemblesImplement and teach appropriate pedagogy aligned with Opus benchmarks; pace lessons to meet student needs.
Inspire musicians through selecting and using great literature and etudes.
Create a consistent, positive rehearsal environment with procedures and expectations.
Go through proper protocol for fingerprinting at the district and county offices.
Arrive on time and prepared.
Learn and use the first names of your musicians and their families.
Actively supervise students; take and record student attendance at each rehearsal.
Keep the “Artist” in the title “Teaching Artist” by maintaining and growing your own personal performance skills and taking advantage of performance opportunities.
Foster student participation in school music programs.
Form, build, and maintain relationships with all Opus stakeholders.
Other duties as assigned.
Strong musical skills on a string or wind instrument
Group lesson or full ensemble teaching experience
Flexibility and problem solving skills for situations that change or do not go as planned
Ability to be a team player and enhance a team that is passionate about making music education accessible and affordable for all youth
Experience teaching diverse learners beginning music skills, preferably with elementary school students
Hours/Location of Employment:
Vary, based on position. Immediate openings include a Violin Teaching Artist and a Beginning Elementary School String Conductor. Hours and location could include:
Monday 3:15-5:45 p.m. and Wednesday 3:15-6:15 at an elementary school in Chula Vista.
Tuesday 3:15-5:45 p.m. and Thursday 3:15-6:15 at an elementary school in Chula Vista.
Additional time after 5:45 p.m. or on Friday afternoons or evenings may be possible.
Musician Instructor (Adaptive Dance Program)
Next, their Experience and/or Education will include the following in part or in whole:
Please visit http://www.scfta.org/Get-Involved/Careers/Careers.aspx or email Community@SCFTA.org for more information.
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