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Richard Trumbo

Guitar/ Rock/ Ukulele Teacher for Chicago Schools

Job Summary: Music House is currently seeking guitar/ukulele and rock band teachers to serve in our before/after school Outreach Program in our partnering Chicago Public Schools, with the option to expand schedule to private lessons with experience and commitment. This teacher would be responsible for maintaining an engaging curriculum that is performance-based (training and materials available and provided), taking and submitting attendance, and committing to scheduled classes for the 2021-2022 school year. Teachers will be paid as an independent contractor.

Skills & Qualifications:


  • Create and deliver effective instruction that engages young learners in ways that empower positive classroom management
  • Provide assessment once a quarter of students’ musical progress
  • Provide updates to parents on progress through assigned app
  • Collaborate with Music House admin to provide quality performances of your class twice a year
  • Concert performances each semester

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors in your discipline (Music / Dance/ Theater/ Art ) or Bachelors and relevant life experience
  • Excellent personable skills, desire to learn, and resilience when it comes to engaging students
  • Love of kids and working with children
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Teaching experience preferred

Scheduling Possibilities include:

  • Before school group classes (7:30am- 9:00am time frame)
  • Lunch time group classes (11:45-1:00 time frame)
  • After school group classes (2:45-5:15 time frame)
  • Possible private lesson instruction during evening hours and weekends

Compensation: All teachers are hired as independent contractors. Pay is determined based on experience, qualifications, and expertise.

To Apply: Interested candidates please send resume and cover letter to:

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: City of Chicago