The Peabody Preparatory is pleased to announce an Adjunct Jazz Guitar teaching position in the Jazz Department at the Peabody Preparatory, a division of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD commencing September 1, 2021.
Candidates should be experienced in teaching jazz guitar students of all ages and levels (beginner to advanced) as part of the Peabody Preparatory's growing Jazz Department. Candidates should be comfortable teaching in private and group class formats and online and in-person modalities. Candidates are expected to assist with end-of-semester performances, attend faculty meetings, substitute teach as needed, and perform with other jazz faculty as needed. In addition, to being an active participant within the Jazz Department, the successful candidate will also work closely with the Guitar Department Chair as part of the Guitar Department as needed for performances, festivals, and teaching.
Campus location for this position: TBD Reports to: Jazz Department, Chair Classification: Adjunct (up to 9.5 hours of teaching per week)
With approximately 2,500 students passing through its doors every week, the Peabody Preparatory is Baltimore's premier community school for the performing arts. It is open to students of all ages and levels of ability, with offerings ranging from early childhood classes to programs for adults and professional musicians. The Peabody Preparatory shares space with the Peabody Conservatory in downtown Baltimore and has three satellite campuses in Towson, Annapolis, and Howard County, MD.
The successful candidate will join a highly skilled and dedicated jazz faculty as part of a vibrant and active department committed to helping all students achieve their potential; we embrace the novice musician and the serious student aspiring toward a career in music.
Bachelor's degree in music and or music education required. Master's degree or equivalent experience and training preferred.
Documented successful teaching experience required as an instructor of jazz guitar
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Demonstrated professional performance experience
Demonstrated experience leading or directing groups and or ensembles within the jazz discipline.
Experience with recording and remote teaching technology (Various DAWs, Zoom, etc.)
Please apply at INTERFOLIO LINK. Applications received before August 1 will be given preference, but the position remains open until filled. Applications should include:
Cover letter including a statement of teaching philosophy
Current reÂ´sumeÂ´ or CV
YouTube link or links to 1-3 recordings (no more than 10 minutes total) of a recent performance(s).
YouTube link or link of your private or group class teaching.
*Please upload as an unlisted YouTube link or playlist and include the link in your application.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
Johns Hopkins University is committed to the active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.
Internal Number: A-90062-1
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.