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Violin, Ukulele and Drum Teachers

Augustana Arts

Contracted, Part Time
Posted May 15, 2023

Music Encounters, an outreach program of Augustana Arts, is seeking qualified violin, viola, and cello teachers for the City Strings 2021-22 school year. Hourly paid position for a group lesson format using Suzuki philosophies and methodologies. Various openings at low-income schools and community centers throughout Denver, Jefferson, Arapahoe, and Adams counties. Make a difference in the life of a child through this exceptional after-school enrichment program.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare lesson plans according to Music Encounters curriculum
  • Recruit and retain students
  • Teach violin, viola, or cello in a group setting
  • Prepare students for recitals
  • Work with other Music Encounters teachers to create playing opportunities for students
  • Work and communicate with Music Encounters teachers, Coordinator, Executive Director, members of the Board, Music Directors, and school staff for all program needs
  • Attend all Music Encounters training
  • Maintain instruments

Qualifications and Education Requirements 

  • Demonstrates musicianship and artistry on violin, viola, or cello
  • Knowledge and experience of the Suzuki method
  • Degree in, or working towards as degree in, music education
  • Experience teaching in a private or group setting
  • Experience working with students in diverse backgrounds and underprivileged communities

Preferred Skills

  • Spanish Speaking

Compensation: $60/hour

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