North End Music and Performing Arts Center

PO Box 130255
Boston, MA 02113
www.nempacboston.org
info@nempacboston.org

Date Posted:
January 14, 2020

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Seasonal

Summer Meet the Instruments Director

Description:

NEMPAC is seeking a Summer Meet the Instruments Director and Lead Instructor for July 27-31 for a children's program ages 4 - 6 & 7-9. Students enrolled commit to a half-day program from 9 a.m - 12 p.m (ages 4-6) or 1 - 4 p.m (ages 7-9).

The program director for the Meet the Instruments Workshop will create an interactive and engaging curriculum that explores various instruments and instrument families. This includes working with the Educational Programs Director to select and hire "specialists" for each day's instrument. Each day will highlight a specific instrument or family through play, crafts (as applicable), and lessons. Before and during the camp week, the director is responsible for communicating with families about the details of the camp and what they can expect each day. They will send photos or videos of something they did each day to give parents an idea about what the kids are doing during the workshop.

Hours:

Monday - Friday - 8:15a.m - 5p.m

Responsibilities: 

  • Develops two basic curriculums (one for 4-6-year-olds and one for 7-9-year-olds) that highlights 5 different instruments/families throughout the week, to be approved by Educational Programs Director. The specialists will be in charge of their instrument curriculum. 
  • Plans end of camp “share” that highlights what they learn
  • Hires and works with instrument specialists on their schedule and curriculum and supervises interns as needed
  • Purchases all materials and snacks needed for the camp activities

  • Creates daily schedules and leads all activities when specialists aren’t teaching.

  • Ensures the safety of all students and staff

  • Runs Early drop off (8:30-9 a.m) and late pick up (4-5p.m)

  • Manages daily check-in and check out

  • Works with NEMPAC admin to ensure all program requirements are met

  • E-mails communication to parents at least two weeks prior to camp with full details of the week’s activities, expectations, rules/policies & schedule.

  • Mid-week e-mail/newsletter to parents including a few pictures from the class

Qualifications:
  • Skilled in teaching students between the ages of 4-9, with excellent classroom management skills.
  • Have prior music education experience and be committed to promoting the growth of their students.
  • Have exceptional communication and organizational skills.
  • Passion for music and instrument/band education.
  • A positive and fun attitude!
  • Have flexibility to changes in schedule, can work in a fast-paced environment
  • An undergraduate degree in music, education, music/arts education is required, and a graduate degree is highly preferred.
How To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Education Programs Director, Allie Meek-Carufel at ameek@nempacboston.org. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until we find the right candidate.
Apply by:
March 09, 2020
Salary:
Competitive stipend
About this Organization:
The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is a 501(c)(3) with a mission to enrich the lives of North End, Waterfront and surrounding neighborhoods of Boston through quality, accessible music education and performing arts programs.