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Job Announcement: General Music Classroom Instructor

Job Announcement: Music Teacher (general group class)

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) seeks a qualified general music instructor (certified Orff Schulwerk, Kodaly, or Dalcroze preferred) with training for youth group classes ages 4 – 12 at the Community Music Center in the 2017-18 school year. Days of work are Mondays, and Thursdays after school, and Saturday afternoons subject to enrollment,beginning in October, 2017. Wages are $20 - $34 per hour depending on education, training, and experience.

The position requires knowledge, and experience in group general music class instruction including Orff Schulwerk, Kodaly or Dalcroze, skill in teaching multiple ages and experience levels, skill in communication, and ability to be punctual, dependable, and work as part of a team.

Job duties include: developing lesson plans & curricula related to area of assignment based upon overall program objectives & guidelines; preparing materials for instructing lessons; monitoring participation & evaluating student progress; and consultations with students’ parents/guardians as needed.

PP&R encourages candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and diverse communities. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can fluently speak another language to include that information in your resume.

Portland Parks & Recreation values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization. If you are requesting Veteran’s Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veteran’s Administration letter stating your disability to your profile. You must request Veteran’s Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for. Veteran’s Preference documentation must be submitted with your application.

To apply: send resume, including a listing hours of teaching experience with ages taught and teacher-training programs attended (if any), and current contact info for two professional references, to Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis Street, Portland, OR 97202, cmc@portlandoregon.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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