Concert Choir Conductor – Kindezi Site

AMPlify Flagship Site, Atlanta
Posted 2 years ago

THE ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT

ANNOUNCES JOB OPENING FOR

AMPlify CONCERT CHOIR CONDUCTOR

AMPlify Kindezi Site

Part-Time, Hourly Position, Starting September 4, 2018

Statement of Job:

The Choral Teaching Artist will lead rehearsals for the AMPlify Concert (4th-8th grade) Choir during after-school hours, in alignment with AMP’s mission

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Lead a minimum of three choral rehearsals of AMPlify Concert choir weekly during the after school hours
  • Lead a minimum of four performances of AMPlify Concert Choir
  • Create environment that inspires children to sing and grow within a group of their peers
  • Work collaboratively with the AMPlify Director in the selection of choral repertoire representing a wide variety of musical styles
  • Aid in defining and assessing musical learning outcomes
  • Build relationships with AMP families to facilitate student development
  • Coordinate and cooperate with AMP staff in keeping track of AMP students’ attendance and progress
  • Form effective partnerships with fellow AMP teachers through planning and co-teaching
  • Mentor AMP students
  • Attend peer exchange and professional development workshops
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Music

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Minimum 2-4 years experience of conducting children’s choral ensembles
  • Knowledge of choral techniques, vocal pedagogy and repertoire for children’s choir
  • Competence in conducting all styles of music
  • Classroom experience, preferably elementary and middle school
  • Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
  • Experience working in an after-school environment
  • Desire to work with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
  • Desire to help AMP develop into a nationally-recognized music training program

Notes: Pay rate is $45/hour for teaching 4-6 hours/week, minimum 20 weeks. Background check required. Candidate should have availability weekdays between the hours of 3:30PM – 5:30PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The AMPlify Kindezi site is located at the Kindezi Schools West, 286 Wilson Mill Road, SW Atlanta, GA 30331.

To Apply: Email resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “AMPlify Kindezi Concert Choir Teaching Artist” no later than September 7, 2018. Teaching auditions and interviews will be held on rolling basis. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline.

It is the policy of the Atlanta Music Project not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

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