Drum Instruction at Lights On Girls Inc, October 2018

Drum Instruction at Lights On Girls Inc, October 2018

Extended Learning Teaching Artist Instrument Instructor or Band Coach

Employment Status

Part Time / Non Exempt

Summary of Position

Provide technical skill-based instrument lessons to students.  Instructors will work with middle school aged students in a small group teaching atmosphere. Instruction will also include teaching about the local and national historical perspective of women in music and the roles they have played throughout time.

The ideal instructor will have a passion for teaching skills to empower students to feel confident and able to use their voice for positive change in their community!

Specific Job Duties:

  1. Preparing lessons using the OGR Education Guidebook

    1. collaboration with Program Director

    2. Including some music theory and practical techniques

  2. Motivate students and encouraging progress

  3. Assess students’ abilities, providing positive and appropriate feedback

  4. Support in arranging a recital performance

  5. Communicate with Program Director and Girls, Inc staff on scheduling changes and behavior of students

Reports to:  
Program Director

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience working with students in a learning capacity

  • Experience with instrument of instruction in playing or teaching

  • Availability during after school hours:  Monday-Friday, 3:30p-5:30p

  • Consistent attendance

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Music degree in instruments of instruction (Guitar, Bass guitar, Drums, Keyboards)

  • Teaching qualification or teaching experience

  • Experience volunteering with Omaha Girls Rock

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to motivate

  • Enthusiasm/Imagination/Passion

  • Patience

Pay Rate:

 $60/hour @ 4-6 hours/week