Early Childhood Music and Ukulele Teacher
Indian Hill Music School Faculty Opening - Early Childhood Music and Ukulele Teacher Position: Part time (Thursdays and/or Saturdays - daytime) Pay: Commensurate with experience, hourly Location: Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street, Littleton, MA Start date: Immediate Indian Hill Music School, a community music school in Littleton, MA with a faculty of 70+ professional teaching artists, has an opening beginning in the fall of 2021 for one or more part-time Early Childhood Music and Ukulele Teachers to lead early childhood group classes on Thursday and/or Saturday mornings. We are seeking instructors for the following opportunities: THURSDAYS: ? 10:00-10:45am - Music for Aardvarks. This class, based on the Music for Aardvarks songbook with a flexible curriculum of activities, is for children ages 1-4 and their caregivers. The class should incorporate singing, movement, and the use of both pitched and non-pitched instruments that are age-appropriate. ? 11:00-11:30am - Drum Buddies. This program is a flexible class for young learners ages 4-6 that engages them in actively engaging percussion activities appropriate for their age level. SATURDAYS: ? 10:00-10:45am - Music for Aardvarks. ? 11:00-11:30am - Drum Buddies. Indian Hill Music faculty members are responsible for: 1) inspiring and sharing their love of music with their students; 2) setting a high bar for students’ levels of technical skill and musicality; 3) clearly communicating expectations and working toward shared goals; and 4) advocating for their students to engage in additional Indian Hill Music programs, as appropriate, to deepen their musical development and their commitment to their studies. Indian Hill offers many ancillary benefits to our faculty members, including a variety of paid professional performance opportunities and funding for professional development (by application). Regular weekly teaching throughout the school year is required, as is attendance at an annual September faculty meeting and the completion of occasional clerical tasks including reporting of hours taught for payroll purposes. Timeliness and reliability, as well as strong communication practices with both students/families and school staff, are essential. Qualifications: Candidates should have strong singing ability, ukulele proficiency, and early childhood teaching experience. How to apply: Please send your resume and any other supporting materials to Pete Robbins, Director of Education and Non-Orchestral Performance Programming, at probbins@indianhillmusic.org with “Early Childhood Music and Ukulele Teacher” listed in the subject line. --- About Indian Hill Music: Now in its 36th year, Indian Hill Music is one of only a few non-profit organizations in the U.S. that combines a community music school, diverse professional concert series, and high-impact music philanthropy. Serving some 79 communities in MA and Southern NH, our mission – to share the transformative power of music, through teaching and performing, and giving music generously when there is need – reflects the impact of music on people’s lives and its ability to strengthen, heal, and inspire. Looking to the future: Construction is well underway on our future world-class music education and performance center. Set on a stunning landscape in Groton, Massachusetts, the concert experience in our acoustically superb 1,000-seat concert hall and 300 seat performance hall will be second to none. We are excitedly anticipating our opening in late 2022, when we will bring you even more vibrant music experiences, designed to educate, energize, and enrich our communities. Learn more atwww.indianhillmusic.org Indian Hill Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in its admissions, education programs, activities, or employment policies.
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Pete Robbins