Job Description: Teaching Music Artist
We are currently searching for a teaching artist to serve area schools with a variety of needs for the 2013-2014 school year.
§ Applicants should meet most, if not all of the criteria listed in the following descriptions and possess a strong passion for bringing quality music education to elementary and middle school students.
§ The WCO is committed to assisting area schools deliver comprehensive, year-long music education programs to their students. Through the teaching artist program, the WCO intends to offer support music instruction into the curricula. We believe every child deserves a well-rounded education – one which includes music.
§ Responsibilities: The teaching artist will provide a variety of needed music instruction at Wickenburg area schools. The instruction may include general music and instrument instruction, but will depend on the specific needs of each organization.
§ A Teaching Artist will meet the following criteria:
-Bachelor or an Advanced Degree in Music/Music Education with proficiency in the teaching of orchestral string instruments.
-Strong organizational and communication skills
-Experience in preparing for various concerts
-Has reliable transportation to teaching location or willingness to relocate for the duration of the contract
-Experience working with middle school aged students highly desirable
-Experience working with general music and choral classes
-Knowledge of Orff and Kodaly methods desirable
-Strong classroom management and lesson planning skills
-Willingness to connect music instruction to other subjects in school curriculum.
§ Team Player
§ Stipend will be $20.00 per hour. Anticipated duration- 2 semesters.
§ Interested and highly qualified applicants should forward their resumes, cover letter, and references to WCO, 245 N. Tegner St., Wickenburg, AZ 85390 or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org