Music Instructors

Deadline September 14, 2019

Organization: Ethos Music Center

Organization Mission: Ethos Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of music and music-based education for youth in underserved communities. Founded in 1998, Ethos brings music education back to several thousand students every year. Please see for more information.

Location: Portland, Oregon

Job title(s): Music Instructors

Summary of Position: Ethos is currently accepting resumes for part-time faculty positions to teach private and group lessons on site in North Portland and off site at outreach sites throughout Portland. We are seeking instructors to teach Guitar, Piano, Voice, Violin and Ukulele. If we do not have an opening and your qualifications match our needs your resume will be kept on file for up to a year. Ethos is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

1) Teach weekly music lessons and track student attendance.
2) Choose appropriate repertoire according to students’ age, skill, and interests.
3) Create a learning environment that balances expectations and structure with compassion and creativity.
4) Maintain open communication with Ethos’ administrative staff about schedule.
5) Maintain an organized and functional classroom.
6) Promote a positive workplace environment.

Required Qualifications:
-Experience teaching music lessons.
-Self-motivation and ability to structure a course of private music lessons or group class.
-Excellent communication and organizational skills.
-Dedication to increasing students’ access to music education and enthusiasm about Ethos’ mission.

Preferred Qualifications:
-A degree in Music Education or Performance.
-Fluency in Spanish.
-3 + years of teaching group and/or private lessons to youth.
-Experience as a musician or other performing artist.
-Saturday availability.

$22/hr (private lessons)
$24/hr (group classes)
$35/hr (off-site)

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. To apply, please submit a resumé and cover letter to Adam Goodwin,

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