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CE Instructor - Piano

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: CE Instructor
Salary: $45/hr for private & group lessons
Pay Grade: CE Instructor
Division: Workforce Solutions
Department: Continuing Education

Schedule Information: May include evening and weekend work, based on enrollment.

Hours Per Week: Varies upon the needs of the students/departments.

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature.

Duties of PositionTeaching is primarily in-person.

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:  Bachelors Degree required, Masters preferred. Formal training, successful prior teaching experience, and a background in piano pedagogy are required.

Experience Requirements: Experience and passion for working with various age groups.

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

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

Must be responsive to lesson inquiries and willing to call families to follow up, answer questions, and arrange lessons.

Must be quick to respond to emails from the coordinator.

Must have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, high standards for quality, and good judgment.

The ability to teach other instruments 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.

* This position is not SURS eligible

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: 3/13/23