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Scott Barbeau

Piano Instructor

The UpBeat Music and Arts Piano Instructor will work with a small team and gain valuable insight into the teaching and mentoring needs at a small and growing nonprofit. The majority of responsibilities will include teaching individual piano lessons and co-teaching a piano-based music curriculum to children ages 5-17, planning and using appropriate instructional and learning strategies, and helping to coordinating and support program activities.

Responsibilities may include

• Teaching theory, technique, performance, and composition in both individual piano and group settings.

• Utilizing exercises and games to help motivate students to learn specific ideas and techniques.

• Conducting ongoing assessments of student achievements through formal and informal testing.

• Helping to apply and enforce student discipline when necessary.

• Assisting to create, organize, and manage daily games, recreation, and team building exercises.

• Participating in planning meetings and contribute towards organizing activities, music curriculum design, and student/parent feedback processes.


• Proficient in music theory and piano performance

• Previous work experience in music education or summer camp is preferred, but not required

• Strong interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills with children

• The ability to work both independently and within a group environment

Time Commitment

4-12 hours/week

Mondays-Thursdays (flexible)


Contact Info


Deadline: 11.29.2021
Name: Scott Barbau
Address: 2619 W. Homer, Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: 312-953-5570