Piano Class Instructor

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Piano Class Instructor
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Part-time, hourly, non-exempt

Position Summary: Beck Center’s Music Education program seeks dynamic teaching artists to instruct students in group piano classes, and potentially private piano lessons as well. The ideal candidate is an experienced performer and educator with a proven ability to work with youth and adults. This position will instruct beginner level piano students. Group classes at Beck Center work in the Faber piano method and begin with the Faber Piano Primer. Classes and lessons are offered on-site at Beck Center.

Available Courses:

·         Piano Beginner 1 Mon 4:30-5:00 pm (Ages 6-8)

·         Piano Beginner 2 Mon 5:00-5:30 pm (Ages 7-11)

·         Piano Beginner 1 Sat 10:00-10:30 am (Ages 6-8)

·         Piano Beginner 3 Sat 10:30-11:00 am (Ages 7-11)

·         Piano Beginner 1 Sat 11:15-11:45 am (Ages 9-11)

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for introducing students to the piano and creating as curriculum that will achieve goals appropriate to the level of the class. Instructors are expected to teach consistently during the academic year with an optional summer semester. Beck Center’s academic calendar includes: Fall (Sept 7-Dec 17), Winter/Spring (Jan-May), and Summer (June-Aug). Instructors provide a high standard of music instruction that meets the needs of the class, tracking their short-term and long-term goals toward sustained growth. Instructors communicate with students, parents, and staff to facilitate lessons and foster student retention. Instructors are responsible for recording attendance and enrollment accurately and promptly in the faculty time and attendance system.

Qualifications

We seek individuals with or working toward a Bachelor’s in music performance or education. The individual should have some prior experience teaching privately or in another setting where they have gained classroom management skills. Must be an articulate customer service oriented individual who communicates well with students, families, and colleagues. The candidate should have excellent organizational skills, and be prepared to lead weekly classes that are educational with developmentally and age appropriate content. Hiring is contingent upon passing a background check.

Pay Rate:

A competitive hourly rate will be discussed with each potential candidate.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume, and performance sample via e-mail to jmcgrath@beckcenter.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through Sept 6th. No phone calls please.

Posted 8/26/22