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Cabrillo College - Adjunct Music Instructor

Description: 

Cabrillo College is accepting applications in order to establish an eligibility pool for temporary, part-time faculty assignment(s) for Adjunct Music Instructors that may become available in the following areas:

  • Strings
  • Winds and Brass
  • Music Theory
  • Voice

Qualifications: 

  • Master's in music OR
    Bachelor's in music AND a Master's in humanities OR
    Equivalent OR
    Possess a lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in subject area
  • Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable professional field.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and practices that enhance student success at community colleges, including effective use of technology.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students of diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds; gender identities, sexual orientations; and students with disabilities.
  • Evidence of professional activities and service beyond the primary teaching assignment.
  • Development and review of curriculum as well as including assessment of learning
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Equivalency to an academic degree shall include the same depth of knowledge in the discipline and breadth of general education that is required for the degree to meet the minimum qualifications. Equivalent preparation for employment shall be considered under any one category or any combination of the categories listed below:
    • Degree in related field with equivalent course work in the required discipline as indicated by transcripts and/or thesis subject.
    • Equivalent degrees from foreign universities (as determined by an agency selected by Cabrillo College).
    • Course work at an accredited institution of higher education AND state-approved continuing education units applicable for maintaining licensure AND/OR an internship for licensure AND/OR equivalent professional or work experience AND/OR equivalent verifiable accomplishments of eminence in the discipline including but not limited to: publications, research, seminars, creative works, professional performances or exhibitions, honors or awards.

Note: Graduate students currently working on a Master's degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the graduate student MUST complete the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form.

Salary:

$1,166 - $1,788 per teaching unit, per semester, depending on education and experience. Cabrillo College provides a doctoral stipend of $78 per unit for eligible adjunct faculty. Assignments may be at various campus locations; days, evenings, and/or weekends; hours to be arranged.

Application Instructions: 

Applicants must submit:

  • Completed and signed Cabrillo College application.
  • Job-related resume.
  • At least one (1) letter of recommendation that addresses the candidate's teaching ability.
  • Verification of educational qualifications (Foreign transcripts must be translated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards. (Download PDF reader) Any fee for such translations is paid by the applicant):
  • Transcripts from all colleges attended (unofficial transcripts, copies and downloads are acceptable). If selected, it is the responsibility of the candidate to provide official transcripts, diplomas, degrees or other documents as may be required OR Copy of lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in subject area, front and back (if applicable) OR Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination (Download PDF reader). (This is only necessary if candidate does not possess and submit proof of specified degrees listed in minimum qualifications).

Please notify the Human Resources Department if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements.

Please Note: To ensure an accurate evaluation of your application materials, please submit information regarding your education, experience, knowledge and abilities as they relate to the qualifications list. When filling out the online application, it is important that you fill out all sections completely. Do not leave blank spaces, or notes saying "see resume". When adding attachments, please redact ALL of the following items which appear on any attachment before you submit it: social security number, birth date, age, gender, birth place and personal photos.

A search committee will review application materials. On the basis of appraisal of qualifications as documented by application materials submitted, the search committee will invite applicants for interview (a teaching demonstration may be part of the interview). If the candidate does NOT possess an applicable community college credential or the specific degree(s) in order to meet state minimum qualifications, then he/she MUST provide evidence of equivalency as described under "Equivalency Requirements."

Candidates selected for employment with Cabrillo College must agree to be fingerprinted and cleared, provide current tuberculosis test results, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States and present their Social Security card upon hire.

Cabrillo College seeks applications from all qualified individuals. It is the continuing goal of Cabrillo College to hire and retain staff that reflect the rich diversity and cultural heritage of the college district and its student body.

Initial eligibility for a District-paid benefit stipend for medical and dental insurance is established at the end of two (2) consecutive academic years, including work done as a temporary contract or emergency hire, during which the member worked 15 or more teaching units in the academic year; summer sessions preceding the academic year, fall, winter and spring of the academic year. At the end of this two-year period, the unit member is eligible for benefits the following academic year. Once initial eligibility has been established, an adjunct unit member maintains eligibility for the district-paid benefits stipend if the unit member works 12 or more teaching units each year.

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General Class Music Teacher - West Portal Lutheran Church and School (ends 5/1)

Description: 

Part-time Music Teaching position for K-3 grade classes (approx. 2 days per week). Supportive staff, curriculum based program with a dedicated music space.

Qualifications: 

  • Music degree required.
  • Experience with younger children preferred, vocal skills required and piano skills a plus.
  • Willing to be flexible.

Responsibilities: 

  • Teach general music appreciation classes i.e. rudimentary music skills - rhythm, coordination, vocal skills.

Salary:

Commensurate with training and abilites- hourly for part time. Some benifits may apply.

Application Instructions: 

Contact Pastor J. Wayne Kerr at pastorkerr@wplsf.com.


Piano

Piano Teacher - Marina Neighborhood, San Francisco (ends 2/23)

Description: 

We are looking for a piano teacher for our eight-year-old daughter, who is very outgoing, friendly, and enthusiastic. She is a complete beginner but has expressed interest in taking piano lessons for a year. When we visit her grandparents' house, she often sits down at the piano to play and sing. She says that she wants to take lessons very badly and that she'll practice! That will hopefully make her a fun student.

Qualifications: 

Do you love music? Do you love teaching piano to kids? Do you want to give a child the chance to fall in love with playing music? If so, please contact us!

Responsibilities: 

Please come to our home in the Marina to teach piano to our daughter. Working with her, please pick pieces that are useful as teaching tools and that would be fun to play.

Salary: 

To be determined, based on experience.

Application Instructions:

Please contact Mark by email at mark.s.nagel@gmail.com. Thanks!


Strings

Guitar/Ukulele Teacher - After School Music Academy, Walnut Creek (ends 3/15)

Description: 

I'm looking for a guitar/ukulele teacher for group classes in Walnut Creek, CA.

Qualifications: 

Teaching experience with groups of kids.

Responsibilities: 

Teach hour long classes on elementary school campuses as part of the School Enrichment Program.

Salary: 

$60-$80 per hour.

Application Instructions:

Please get in touch via email: info@afterschoolmusicacademy.org.


Vocal

Gospel Choir Assistant Professor - California State University, Fresno (ends 1/30)

Description: 

The Africana Studies Program in the College of Social Sciences at California State University, Fresno is accepting applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a Fall 2018 start date. Teaching responsibilities include teaching courses in Africana Studies and will also include teaching and/or developing cross-listed courses both within and outside the College. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate students in a 4/4 load. The teaching load is typically reduced during the first two years of the appointment, with competitive course releases available going forward. The successful candidate will maintain a commitment to teaching excellence, publishing, student advising, and engaging in university and community service.

Qualifications: 

Required Education:

  • An earned doctorate (Ph.D., D.M.A. or appropriate terminal degree in the field) from an accredited institution in Africana Studies, Ethnomusicology, or closely related field is required. Doctorate must be completed by August 16, 2018.

Required Experience:

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of scholarly and/or creative activity in Ethnomusicology, or History of African American music and African American voice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability in the practice of music as well as community based projects. These may include but are not limited to, choir direction or conduction, recruitment of singers, community service, community based projects with local churches, ministers of music and choir directors, and an understanding of teacher/education.
  • Demonstrated experience and excellence in teaching;
  • Teaching/research interests in multiple genres of Black music and the influence of Black musical styles globally.
  • Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.

Responsibilities: 

The Africana Studies Program (AFRS) at California State University, Fresno is especially interested in candidates whose scholarship covers areas of the History and Culture of Gospel and/or Black Music. We seek a generalist with a research emphasis in the history and culture of Gospel and/or Black Music that includes but is not limited to the following areas: slave songs, gospel, spirituals, jazz, blues, rhythm and blues, soul, hip hop, and opera. Specific courses that the successful candidate may teach include: African American Music, the Gospel Choir, Race Relations, Diversity in the U.S., and Art and Music of Africa. Teaching responsibilities will include lower and upper-division courses and multiple course sections in General Education including those offered by other departments. Other responsibilities may include coordinating with and recruiting for the Fresno State/community Gospel Choir.

Application Instructions:

  • For full consideration, applications must be submitted on or before January 30, 2018 (11:59 PST). Review will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please complete an online application at jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae with a list of three references. Have three current letters of recommendation sent digitally or e-mailed to Dr. Melissa Jordine mjordine@mail.fresno.edu with the subject line "Black Music Search". 

Winds, Brass, & Percussion 

Clarinet Teacher - Noe Valley, San Francisco (ends 6/1)

Description: 

Teach Clarinet to a 9-year-old, beginner. This opportunity is for someone who is planning to stay in San Francisco and teach. We would like this to be the beginning of a longer term engagement, that would entail ongoing lessons during January - beginning of June, and September to beginning of December.

Qualifications: 

Must have experience teaching children Clarinet. Must be able to come to our home in Noe Valley, or reside in Noe Valley or nearby, with a teaching space. Possible days are: Wednesdays between 4 and 5:30pm, Thursdays between 2 and 5pm.

Responsibilities: 

Teach lessons and ongoing development of skills.

Salary: 

$40-$50 per lesson, depending on experience.

Application Instructions:

Email Amber Hanlin, ambernoele@gmail.com.