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partTime
Dance ,
submitted by
Lauren Slipkowsky

Music Moves Instructor - Afro-Cuban Dance (PT)

The Old Town School of Folk Music is seeking part-time teaching artists for its Music Moves
programs.

Schedule:
Typically 2-3 days per week at various Music Moves community partner sites.

Summary:
The Music Moves Teaching Artist develops and delivers music and/or dance programming to elementary and high school students, and occasionally adults, primarily at community partner sites.

We are currently looking for instructors specializing in: Afro-Cuban Dance

Duties:

  • Designs and implements a sequenced and developmentally appropriate curriculum to meet the goals and desired outcomes of the program in coordination with the Music Moves Manager.
  • Builds relationships with students and community partner staff and administrators.
  • Works with the Music Moves Program Manager to communicate the vision and impact of the program for funding purposes.
  • Maintains a collaborative relationship with Music Moves community partner organizations.
  • Prepares students for end-of-session performance, if applicable.

    Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Successful candidates must be motivated, collaborative, and committed to youth and intergenerational exchanges
  • Background in playing and teaching on a specific instrument/dance form
  • At least one year of experience teaching in a large classroom setting
  • Can easily work in history and social context into instrument/dance instruction
  • Working knowledge of Spanish/English preferred
  • Experience with administrative/organizational tasks including scheduling, tracking activities and reporting is helpful as well as familiarity with Google Suite.

    If interested and qualified, please send resume to hiring@oldtownschool.org.
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago, IL