The Center for Performing Arts at SIUE’s East St. Louis Center is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time Guitar Instructor. The Instructor prepares students with the necessary guitar performance skills they will need to understand the benefits of music in everyday life. The selected candidate will create lesson plans, provide instruction (both individual and group sessions), and complete assessment of participant's assignments and progress. Other duties within the professional scope of the position may be assigned. Hours for this part-time, after-school, in-person position will be Monday – Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. This is a great part-time role for a current music teacher or professional.
The Katherine Dunham Performing Arts Center is a learning community where young art students work together, expand their minds, and participate in a musically enriched environment experience. The Center provides year-round instruction to area youth, developing local talent and cultivating a love of the arts. The program includes exposure to Katherine Dunham dance technique, hip hop, jazz, and African dance as well as learning voice, musical instruments and African drumming. Students enrolled in the program will develop their artistic talents and, at the conclusion of the program, perform for an audience in music and dance recitals as well as hosting a student featured art exhibition. The Center for Performing Arts also operates a five-week, full day summer camp for area youth ages 6-17 years of age.
To Apply for this Vacancy: This position closes to applicants at 11:59 p.m. CST on the posting end date. Candidates must upload and attach the following documentation to their application package in SIUE’s HireTouch system: -Cover Letter -Resume -Unofficial academic transcripts, including those for SIUE. All candidates must provide transcripts for educational qualification verification and/or course work assessment -List of at least three professional references with current contact information
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-Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Music (Guitar) -Three (3) or more years' experience -Classroom facilitation and management experience -Experience in designing, developing, and delivering quality lesson plans and curricula and assessment of participant's progress -Experience working with youth and young adults -Excellent communication skills
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