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Job Opening: violin/viola instructors for SY 17-18

Job Announcement: Violin/Viola Instructors

Community Music Center - Portland Parks & Recreation (CMC) seeks qualified violin & viola instructors, traditional and Suzuki, for teaching youth private lessons (ages 4 – 18) at the Community Music Center in the 2017-18 school year. Days of work are weekdays after school and Saturdays, hours subject to enrollment, beginning in October, 2017. Saturday availability is a priority. Wages up to $34 per hour depending on education, training, and experience.

The position requires knowledge and experience in violin instruction to individuals, 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 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 positions are filled.


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