JOB: PART TIME, TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR 2 Teaching Artists (1 choral / 1 accompaniment) @ SALTY CRICKETS COMPOSERS COLLECTIVE (DEADLINE TO APPLY AUG 4)

Salty Cricket Composers Collective is looking to fill the following PART TIME, TEMPORARY employment opportunity.

Seeking 2 Teaching Artists (1 choral / 1 accompaniment) for an eight week music intensive, to be taught at Jackson Elementary School (750 W 200 N Salt Lake City). Begins August 21, 2017.

Duties Include:

● Providing classroom instruction for students, grades K­6 on the following schedule:

   ○ Mondays, 8:30 am ­ 1:30 pm

   ○ Tuesdays, 9:15 am ­ 2:30 pm

   ○ Wednesdays, 11:30 am ­ 1:45 pm

   ○ Thursdays, 12:30 pm ­ 2:45 pm

   ○ Fridays, 10:00 am ­ 12:00 pm

● Implementing curriculum, with an eye toward constant evaluation and adjustment of that curriculum, as needed by students ○ Curriculum will center strongly on choral singing

   ○ Will incorporate theory as part of music learning

   ○ Will also feature bucket band

● Reporting progress in a timely manner and work toward final outcomes as described in curriculum

● Conform to school day norms and expectations

● Other as needed

Strongly Suggested Skills:

● Professional training in Music

● Choral leadership and/or accompaniment experience

● Rigorous theory knowledge

● Excellent classroom management skills

● Bilingual a HUGE plus (Spanish and English)

● Able to work as part of a team

● Knowledge of El Sistema model and principles a plus

● Willingness to think about music pedagogy in new and flexible ways

 

Total compensation will be based on the expected total for the project: $3,280 Include direct teaching time, 16.5 hours of training, Planning / Admin time, and supervision.This project will repeat in the future and could potentially lead to additional contracts.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Victoria Petro­Eschler by August 4, 2017. victoria@saltycricket.org

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