OPENINGS - Oakland and West Contra Costa County
Living Jazz Children's Project (LJCP) 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
Hello Bay Area Arts Community!
Living Jazz is searching for teaching artists versed in practices including but not limited to rhythm, choral, songwriting, dance, and body percussion. Openings are for grades TK-6th, depending on the educator's comfort levels. This position offers a competitive rate and possible access to a budget for instrumentation. Schedule and school choice is based on your availability and convenience. We are hiring for immediate positions for fall programming.
For more about the program, visit https://www.livingjazz.org/living-jazz-childrens-project
Provide music education to a diverse body of students representing the full spectrum of ethnic, social, economic backgrounds in East Bay public schools.
Communicate reliably and consistently with LJCP staff via email, phone, and in person.
Prepare students for final assemblies, videography projects, and donor visits, depending on need.
Duties consist of approximately 70% teaching, 20% preparation and development of programs, and 10% meeting with LJCP staff.
TO APPLY Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org , and include any current or relevant teaching experience along with audio/video links demonstrating your musicianship and teaching skills. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. ----------- About Living Jazz: The mission of Living Jazz is to Transform Lives through Music. Living Jazz is dedicated to designing education and performance programs that empower children and adults, inspire creative growth and unite diverse communities. Our unique brand of programs focuses on friendship and human interaction, inspiring people through a shared love of jazz and related musical genres. Founded in 1984, LJ currently operates five programs that reflect its commitment to serve people of all ages, economic and cultural backgrounds. These include Jazz Camp West, a nationally acclaimed jazz immersion program for teens and adults; Jam Camp West, a music, dance and vocal program for 10-15 year olds; The Living Jazz Children’s Project, a free in-school music education and performance program; Jazz Search West, a series of adjudicated competitions providing professional development opportunities to emerging local artists; and “In the Name of Love” the East Bay’s only non-denominational musical tribute honoring Dr. King, Jr. and celebrating the talents of local artists in a themed program highlighting social justice
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $75.00 per hour
Please refer to our RDEI Statement: https://www.livingjazz.org/equity-inclusion
Please Note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Living Jazz is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to a multicultural environment. All candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.