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Ridgefield Bach to Rock is Growing and Hiring Teachers!

Bach to Rock

Ridgefield Bach to Rock is growing.

With over 150 student musicians, Bach to Rock Music Studio is looking to add to its staff. Seeking talented, local musicians and music teachers interested in permanent, part-time teaching positions in addition to a part time administrative staff.

Becoming a member of the Bach to Rock team is more than just a job. With the option to join the Faculty Band and perform in the community, opportunities to assist with birthday parties, direct student bands, and teach master classes, this is a place where your teaching career can go to the next level.

To apply, please send resume and statement of intent to: ridgefield@bachtorock.com

Instructor Job Description:

Position Purpose: To work part time providing private or semi-private music instruction to students on a variety of instruments. To provide band coaching to small rock/pop ensembles for the purposes of live performance and recordings. To provide music school administrative support, as needed.

Music Specialist

•To provide instruction to music students in a private or semi private lesson format using a proprietary curriculum based on method books and specific methodology and arrangements created for Bach to Rock Music Schools.

•To instruct students in techniques needed to play in small groups.

•To direct small groups in playing, performing and recording original and cover songs.

•To support private student placement in pop/rock ensembles in collaboration with the School Director staff.

•Move, set up and break down equipment at the school and school events

•Assist in basic repair of minor site equipment and instruments.

Knowledge and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•Must demonstrate an understanding of music concepts and be able to communicate those concepts to students

•Must play a musical instrument. Multi-instrumentalists are strongly preferred.

•Must demonstrate the ability to run basic sound equipment

•Must be able to receive constructive feedback on teaching techniques and apply the feedback to new teaching situations and environments

•Must be able to be physically present at B2R for scheduled lessons and administrative responsibilities

•Advanced knowledge of music theory and technique relevant to primary instruments

•Effective time management and organizational skills

•Ability to operate basic office equipment, i.e. telephones, photocopiers and computers

•Ability to interact effectively with the public

•Ability to work effectively with B2R staff and management•Ability to work in a fast paced environment

•Ability to adapt to change in the workplace

•Ability to pass a background check

Education, Work Experience and/or Licensure

•Teaching certificate and or degrees in music preferred; those who are currently enrolled in a music degree program will also be considered

•Experience in the subject area may be substituted for degree or licensure

•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Language Skills

•Must be proficient English speaking and writing skills

•Additional language(s) are a plus

Physical Demands

The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•Ability to sit, stand, walk, travel up and down stairs, crouch, stoop and reach.

•Ability to lift and move the equipment typically associated with B2R’s day-to-day operation, e.g., amplifiers, keyboards, recording equipment, light furniture, etc.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics listed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•Basic office environment

•Music studio

•Music event venues in the metro area around the school

 

Interested applicants should send resume via email to ridgefield@bachtorock.com.