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Guitar Instructor - Kids and Adults

Job Description: Swallow Hill is seeking a guitar instructor to teach kids and adult group classes and private lessons at our Highlands location (3131 Osceola St). Proficiency in additional instruments is a plus and consideration for additional Swallow Hill opportunities may apply as they arise, including positions within our Outreach programs.

Term: Part-time

Pay: Variable based on programming type

Start Date: March 2018

Application Deadline: 2/20/2018

How to Apply:  Send resume, three references with phone numbers, and a cover letter providing information on your education and professional teaching experience to:
Cheri Gonzales (School Director)
Subject: Guitar Instructor Position
E-mail: cheri@swallowhillmusic.org
No phone calls, please.

Schedule: Thursdays, 4-9pm with the potential of expanding your schedule according to student demand


  • 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 is a plus
  • Knowledge of how to write and use curriculum
  • Ability to engage class by incorporating recognizable and popular songs


  • Provide well-rounded quality musical instruction to students
  • Engage yourself and your students with the Swallow Hill community and actively support its mission
  • Maintain open and frequent communication with parents and students in order to support their educational progress, maintain enrollment and ensure each student has an exceptional experience at Swallow Hill
  • Maintain a consistent schedule and commit to your group class and private lesson engagements

Accounting Specialist

Position:  Accounting Specialist, Full Time/Salaried

Reporting To:  Director of Finance

Compensation:  DOE

Job Description: Swallow Hill Music seeks an Accounting Specialist to manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, and the corresponding General Ledger journal entries and assist with payroll.  The individual should be self-directed, highly organized, and detail-oriented. The job duties are:

Cash Receipts

  • Receive and balance daily cash transactions.
  • Make bank deposits weekly.
  • Reconcile daily concert merchandise and café sales.
  • Weekly General Ledger journal entries to record cash/credit card receipts in Quick Books.

Accounts Payable

  • Daily entry of invoices and weekly check runs.
  • Coordinate with staff for timely invoice approval.
  • Monthly reconciliation of credit card expenses.
  • Maintain accurate Accounts Payable record filing.
  • Maintain relationships with vendors.
  • File monthly/quarterly sales tax.
  • Entry, tracking and timely payment of performer deposits.
  • Coordinate with all departments to ensure receipt of all W9 and other tax documents.

Payroll/Human Resource

  • Assist with the bimonthly payroll entry in outsourced payroll system.
  • File 1099-Misc forms.
  • Manage confidential human resource information.


  • AR invoicing for Outreach programs.
  • Other AR for the organization.
  • Perform additional duties as required.


  • 2-3 years of experience in accounting with focus on accounts payable.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance desirable or comparable work experience.
  • Proficient in QuickBooks and Excel.
  • Experience with point of sale systems.

To Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to debbie @swallowhillmusic.org with the subject line “Accounting Specialist”.  No phone calls, please.  Materials must be received 5pm February 22, 2018, to be considered for this position.