AMP Band Teaching Artist

AMP Center for Performance & Education
Posted 6 months ago




Part-Time, Hourly

Starting September 2019

Statement of Job:

In alignment with the Atlanta Music Project (AMP) mission, the AMP Band Teaching Artist will be responsible for conducting AMP Band (grades 6 – 8) rehearsals,  monitoring student attendance and behavior and liaising with parents. This position reports to the Manager of Primary Orchestras.

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  • Understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Conducting AMP Band at AMP concerts
  • Setting up and taking down class materials
  • Choose and determine repertoire for AMP concerts, in collaboration with Manager of Primary Orchestras
  • Collaborate with other AMP Teaching Artists on site
  • Attend peer exchange and professional development workshops
  • Attend meetings with senior AMP staff as needed
  • Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
  • Bachelor of Music Education preferred with a concentration in winds, teaching certification a plus
  • Ability to inspire, work with and mentor elementary and or middle school youth
  • Desire to work with disadvantaged, urban/rural communities
  • Knowledge of El Sistema and Atlanta Music Project principles
  • Exemplary ability to lead band with varying levels of students
  • Excellent leadership ability, inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor

Notes: Pay rate is $50 per hour for 4-8 hours per week. Must be available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 4:30pm to 6:00pm. Background check required. Rehearsals located at AMP Center for Performance and Education, 833 Dill Avenue, SW Atlanta, GA 30310.

To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to with subject “AMP Band Teaching Artist” no later than Sunday, August 18, 2019. Application accepted on a rolling basis.  Position may be filled prior to application deadline.

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