Violin Teaching Artist

Violin Teaching Artist

Organization:
Buffalo String Works
Location:
341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo NY 14202
Salary:
$30/hour
Category:
Posted On:
July 21, 2021

Description

Responsibilities: Implement the Violin curriculum as articulated in the BSW curriculum Teach appropriate pedagogy to Violin students Complete weekly lesson plans and class reports Encourage learning in a positive environment that builds students’ self-esteem and confidence Participate in weekly team meetings and monthly faculty meetings Participate in ongoing Professional Development workshops pertaining to pedagogy, cultural humility, and other related topics Communicate and build rapport with parents and students in the class Participate in up to 2 concerts per semester, playing/supervising students/planning etc.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills):
4-year degree in Music or Fine Arts with specialization in stringed instrument, preferably violin
5 years upper strings teaching experience in high level, professional settings (general classroom, formal private lessons, and/or collegiate) - group class teaching experience preferred
Ability to be a strong role model for youth during all working hours
Strong commitment to the ideals and mission of El Sistema and Buffalo String Works
Ability to communicate and work with multiple constituencies, diverse personalities, and populations
Demonstrated experience working with underserved communities and marginalized populations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate meetings, present publicly, and provide professional written information utilizing various media
Ability to work well on a team and in a high-pressure, multi-tasking environment, with strong communication skills
Strong desktop computer skills (business professional level) and excellent time management and organizational skills
Must pass background check

How to Apply

To apply: Please send a current resume and a short paragraph outlining your teaching philosophy to Andrew Borkowski: andrew@buffalostringworks.org.

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