Extended Day Music Instructor

Job Type

Part Time

Published

08/09/2018

Address

Highbridge Green School
200 West 167th Street
Bronx
New York
10452
United States

Description

Title:                   Extended Day Music Instructor              

Location:         The Highbridge Green School- MS 361, 200 W. 167th Street, Bronx NY 10452        

Reports to:       Coordinator of Education and Youth Development- MS ExTRA Program Director


The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) is a community development organization founded on the radically simple idea that all people deserve healthy, vibrant communities.  We build award-winning, sustainable, affordable homes – but our work is not over when our buildings are complete.  WHEDco believes that to be successful, affordable housing must be anchored in strong communities that residents can be proud of.  WHEDco’s mission is to give the South Bronx access to all the resources that create thriving neighborhoods – from high-quality early education and after-school programs, to fresh, healthy food, cultural programming, and economic opportunity. See www.whedco.org for more information.


WHEDco affords all qualified applicants equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of gender, race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, or any other category protected by law. WHEDco follows the requirements of the New York Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest. EEO/AA.


Job Summary: In collaboration with the Program Director, School Principal and other key stakeholders, the Music Instructor will lead the planning, development, and implementation of the music component of the WHEDco MS ExTRA Extended School Day Program at The Highbridge Green School with special attention to activities that will promote literacy, social justice understanding and cultural competencies.

Responsibilities:

·       Design, develop and implement an after school music program for students in grades 6 through 8 offering participants opportunities to develop an interest and mastery of the art form;

·       Lead, supervise and provide guidance to program participants in the elective four (4) times per week; with an estimated 12 hours per week of combined teaching and planning time;

·       Plan, lead and encourage participation in projects related to music that foster academic, cultural and artistic growth and expression and build confidence in the art form;

·       Create lesson plan; select necessary supplies;

·       Attend all required staff/planning meetings;

·       Take on special assignments which pertain to the goals and objectives of the MS ExTRA program;

·       Assist in the planning of workshops and special events.

Qualifications:

·       Minimum two years’ professional experience working with children in a classroom, after school, or community based environment leading/organizing and teaching music. Substantial volunteer work will be considered;

·       Demonstrated interest in the field of education, music education, or child development preferred;

·       Enjoys working with middle school aged children;

·       Able to work late afternoons and/or evenings;

·       Current, active college enrollment or college degree preferred;

·       Well organized, able to work both independently and collaboratively;

·       Previous experience in low-income communities;

·       Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.


Competitive pay rate based on experience. This is a part-time, hourly position. 


To respond, send a cover letter and resume to one of the following:

Email: highbridge@whedco.org (Please include your name and “Music Instructor” in the subject line.)


Mail: WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452

Attn: Extended Day Program Director, The Highbridge Green School

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

highbridge@whedco.org
http://www.whedco.org

To respond, send a cover letter and resume to one of the following:

Email: highbridge@whedco.org (Please include your name and “Music Instructor” in the subject line.)


Mail: WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452

Attn: Extended Day Program Director, The Highbridge Green School


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