Jobs and Internships

Outreach Instructor: After School Programs

Job: Swallow Hill is seeking guitar and ukulele instructors for our after school outreach programs in Denver-Metro area schools.
Term: Part time
Pay: $50/hour
Start Date: February 2017
Application Deadline: 1/24/2017
How To Apply: Send resume, 3 references with phone numbers, and a cover letter providing information on your education and professional teaching experience to:

Chris McGarry: Director of Outreach and Instruction
Subject: Outreach Instructor: After School Programs
E-mail: chris@swallowhillmusic.org
No phone calls, please.

Schedule: Schedule will be set upon hiring and based on demand. After school lessons take place between Monday and Thursday during the after school hours. These classes run weekly for eight to twelve weeks. Applicants will need to have at least one weekday afternoon available to travel to a school. Longer and multi-day commitments may be available.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Education or equivalent experience
  • At least one year of teaching children in a classroom setting
  • Teaching experience in public schools, non-profits, after school programs or summer camp programs a plus
  • Knowledge of how to play, teach, and write curriculum for guitar and/or ukulele
  • Ability to engage class by incorporating recognizable and popular songs
  • Ability to sing for a class and lead a class in song
  • Ability to engage children by incorporating popular songs into weekly lessons
  • Experience designing course curriculum and private lesson curriculum

Responsibilities

  • Provide well-rounded quality musical instruction to students
  • Work with Swallow Hill curriculum to develop a plan for the duration of the session.
  • Evaluate and keep records of student progress throughout the session.
  • Work closely with our partner schools to meet the needs of students.
  • Manage a classroom of school-aged children.

Kids Piano Instructor: Group Classes and Private Lessons

Job: Swallow Hill Music is seeking a kids piano instructor at our Yale Location
Term: Part time
Pay: Variable pay based upon class enrollment
Start Date: March 2017
Application Deadline: 1/31/2017

How To Apply: Send resume, 3 references with phone numbers, and a cover letter providing information on your education and professional teaching experience to:

Chris McGarry: Director of Outreach and Instruction
Subject: Outreach Instructor: After School Programs
E-mail: chris@swallowhillmusic.org
No phone calls, please.

Schedule: Sunday afternoons, with the possibility of expanding the schedule based upon student demand.

Job Description
Swallow Hill Music is hiring a kids piano instructor The instructor will be teaching the kids core piano classes, and private lessons as well. Swallow Hill is seeking a teacher who can keep a consistent year round schedule.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Education or equivalent experience
  • At least one year of teaching children in a classroom setting
  • Teaching experience in public schools, non-profits, after school programs or summer camp programs a plus
  • Knowledge of how to play, teach, and write curriculum for piano
  • Ability to engage a class by incorporating recognizable and popular songs
  • Ability to sing for a class and lead a class in song
  • Ability to engage children by incorporating popular songs into weekly lessons
  • Experience designing course curriculum and private lesson curriculum

Responsibilities Regarding Administration, Registration, and Retention

  • Maintain a consistent schedule and commit to your group class and private lesson engagements.
  • Effectively manage your studio and schedule working closely with the registration staff and with adherence to Swallow Hill’s written policies.
  • Respond to requests from school administration in a timely manner.
  • Attend paid school and department meetings as scheduled.

About Swallow Hill Music
Founded in 1979, Swallow Hill Music is a nonprofit community in Denver for musicians and music lovers. The organization brings people together through its school, outreach programming and concerts, and is a home for individuals and families who want to learn about, listen to and perform music. Each year Swallow Hill Music connects more than 138,000 people to diverse music traditions on stage and in the classroom.

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