CE Instructor - Guitar Instructor, Harper College, Palatine, IL

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Job no: 494626Schedule Information: Evening and weekend work, based on enrollment.

Hours Per Week: Varies upon the needs of the students/departments.

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature.

Duties of Position: Teach weekly private and group guitar classes to non-credit students and enrolled in the Community Music and Arts Center programs. Other instruments such as mandolin, ukulele, banjo, etc., are welcome.

Organize and maintain consistent teaching schedule.

Communicate to parents and adult students regarding scheduling, progress, recitals, practice and signing up for lessons.

Prepare students for recitals, performances, and activities.

Participate in recruitment activities in and outside of the division.

Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction.

Attend department and faculty meetings.

Attend other meetings when requested

Be active on social media outlets for the purpose of promoting the program.

Educational Requirements: Formal training and degree/s in your discipline is preferred however experts in a particular musical tradition or styles such as Classical, Country, Jazz, Rock & Roll, Blues, Bluegrass, etc., are also encouraged to apply and will be considered.

Experience Requirements: 1-3 years successful prior teaching experience in any style, including rock, folk, pop, classical, flamenco, tec.

Experience and passion for working with people including young children, adults, seniors and community organizations.

Must be willing to quickly respond to emails from the coordinator.

Must be willing to respond quickly to inquiries from students or their families.

The ability to teach more than one discipline is a plus.

Must be comfortable with email, social media outlets, and texting.

Required Documents***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

  • Official transcripts required upon hire
  • Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
  • Employment sponsorship is not available.
  • This position is not SURS eligible
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members, and persons with disabilities.
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