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Scott Barbeau

Piano Instructor

Consider joining the fastest growing Music School in Chicago, now serving over 300 students annually!

UpBeat Music and Arts, a non-profit Organization, is hiring two Piano Instructors who will work with a small team and gain valuable insight into the teaching and mentoring needs of 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 6-17, 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

Contact Info:
Scott Barbeau
Job Type: Permanent
Location: 3938 W Belle Plaine, Chicago, IL 60618