El Sistema@Rainey is an after-school string orchestra program committed to inspiring
social change through music, and to the mission of Rainey Institute: Changing Lives Through
the Arts. The program provides daily ensemble-based music instruction to Cleveland children
in grades 2-8 at three locations: Rainey Institute, Village Prep Willard campus , and
Chambers Elementary in East Cleveland.
Currently in its eighth year, El Sistema@Rainey is seeking two (2) violin teaching artists to join its staff for the 2018-2019 school year.
The violin teaching artist will be responsible for providing daily instruction in group settings to beginner and intermediate violin students. The violin teaching artist will work closely with the El Sistema@Rainey Coordinator and the orchestra conductors to plan and facilitate daily lessons that support and advance the short- and long-term goals of the program, and that help to encourage and inspire students on the path of musical and personal growth.
For more information, please send cover letter and resume to:
El Sistema@Rainey Coordinator
Qualifications: • Undergraduate degree in music performance or education • Outstanding musicianship • Strong knowledge of standard beginning string and music pedagogy (i.e. Suzuki, etc.) • Experience teaching beginning strings • Experience working with children from diverse ethnic, economic and cultural backgrounds • Strong interpersonal and communication skills Willingness to work as part of a team • Commitment to the social and musical mission of the program • Ability to work under frequent observation
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