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CE Drums Instructor

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: CE Instructor
Salary: $45.00/hr
Pay Grade: CE Instructor
Division: Workforce Solutions
Department: Community Education

Schedule Information: Day and/or evening part time teaching positions, based on enrollment. Includes evening and weekend hours. 

Hours per Week: Vary upon the needs of the students/department.

Benefits: N/A

Duties of Position:  Teach individual weekly lessons to non-credit students and children enrolled in the Community Music and Arts Center programs (30-minute, 45 minute, and 60-minute lessons).

Collaborate and/or teach group classes.

Organize and maintain a consistent teaching schedule.

Reach out to parents or students to arrange for lessons.

Prepare lesson plans.

Complete student assessments.

Participate in recruitment activities in and outside of the school.

Prepare students for performances and attend recitals.

Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction.

Must attend department, faculty, and Community Education meetings when requested.

Educational Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent 

Experience Requirements: Percussion training and/or experience is required in one or more of the following styles: Rock, Pop, Jazz, Folk, Country, etc.

Successful prior teaching experience and musical expertise required.

Experience and passion for working with young children.

Performance experience and playing proficiency are necessary.

Ability to communicate ideas, and concepts and demonstrate playing techniques to people of different ages, backgrounds, and experience levels.

Must have a strong commitment to teaching and a genuine interest in the life-long musical development of individual students.

Must be responsive and quick to respond to emails, positive attitude, excellent communication skills, high standards for quality, good judgment.

The ability to teach classical percussion is a plus.

Required documents: *** A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 6/23/22