Schedule Information: Day and/or evening part time teaching positions, based on enrollment. Includes evening and weekend hours.
Hours per Week: Vary upon the needs of the students/department.
Duties of Position: Teach individual weekly lessons to non-credit students and children enrolled in the Community Music and Arts Center programs (30-minute, 45 minute, and 60-minute lessons).
Collaborate and/or teach group classes.
Organize and maintain a consistent teaching schedule.
Reach out to parents or students to arrange for lessons.
Prepare lesson plans.
Complete student assessments.
Participate in recruitment activities in and outside of the school.
Prepare students for performances and attend recitals.
Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction.
Must attend department, faculty, and Community Education meetings when requested.
Educational Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent
Experience Requirements: Formal training and successful prior teaching experience are required.
Experience and passion for working with various age groups.
Ability to communicate ideas and concepts, and demonstrate playing techniques to students of different ages, backgrounds, and experience levels.
Must have a strong commitment to teaching and a genuine interest in the life-long musical development of individual students.
Must be responsive to inquiries about lessons and willing to call families to follow up, answer questions, and arrange for lessons.
Must be quick to respond to emails from the coordinator.
Must have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, high standards for quality, and good judgment.
The ability to teach other instruments is a plus.
Required documents: *** A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check. * Employment sponsorship is not available.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.
Internal Number: 494449
About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.