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Piano Teacher and Voice Teacher

UpBeat Music is the fastest growing Music School in Chicago, with over 300 studetns in just 5 years. Now hiring 2 positoins (or a teacher with both a piano and vocal background) Voice Teacher to work with youth ages 6-17 years old. Students will learn to understand and use the voice as an instrument. Having fun and gaining confidence is our goal! Through warm-ups, exercises, and songs, students are introduced to techniques that will help produce relaxed and powerful sound and tone. The UpBeat Music and Arts Voice Teacher 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 30 minute voice lessons to children ages 8-16, planning and using appropriate instructional and learning strategies, and helping to coordinating and support program activities. Students will learn to understand and use the voice as an instrument. Having fun and gaining confidence is our goal! Through warm-ups, exercises, and songs, students are introduced to techniques that will help produce relaxed and powerful sound and tone. Piano Teacher 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 invididual 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. Time Commitment Initially the need is for 1-2 shifts. 3-6 hours/week with growth opportunities. Our teaching days include Monday-Thursday (3pm-8pm) and Saturdays (10am-2pm) 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. Qualifications • 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 sbarbeau@upbeatma.org 773-384-3469 upbeatma.org
Contact Info:
Scott Barbeau
773-384-3469
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago - City
Tags: music, group voice class, Voice Teacher, voice teachers, group piano, Piano Teacher, piano teaching, acoustic guitarist