VOX Femina Los Angeles
Category: Conductor, Music Assistant, Music Director, Teacher
|Location||El Monte Area of Los Angeles County|
|Start||March 1, 2024|
|Compensation||Teaching Artists will receive compensation at a rate of 2 hours for every one hour of teaching time. Hourly rates will be from $30-$50 per hour (commensurate with experience). Up to 1 hour per week will be compensated for lesson preparation and curriculum development. A minimum of 8 hours will be compensated for training and practice teaching prior to school assignments.|
VOX Femina is seeking dedicated and passionate Teaching Artists to join our education team! Teaching Artists will help facilitate VOX Femina’s Justice Choir. The VOX Femina Justice Choir program creates spaces where students can cultivate appreciation for music through community, conversation, and performance. Justice Choir programs are open to young people of all musical experience and backgrounds who want to make their voices heard. The ideal Teaching Artist candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience, hold a bachelor's degree in music education or vocal performance, and possess a strong commitment to social justice issues. The Teaching Artist will play a crucial role in bringing our mission to life by facilitating Justice Choir sessions that build community and inspire change and empowerment.
- Facilitate 2-4 music classes weekly (primarily in the El Monte Area of Los Angeles County), focusing on fostering a sense of community and engaging participants in meaningful discussions about social justice topics.
- Collaborate with fellow Teaching Artists and the Education Program Manager.
- Follow predetermined lesson plans to ensure a cohesive and impactful curriculum.
- Adhere to the provided teaching schedule and maintain consistent communication with the program coordinator and Lead Teacher.
- Cultivate an inclusive and supportive environment where all participants feel valued, encouraged, and empowered to express themselves through choral music.
- Participate in training and practice teaching opportunities led by the Lead Teacher, to enhance teaching techniques and expand knowledge of social justice-related themes.
- Contribute to discussions regarding program improvements, participant progress, and community engagement.
- Bachelor's degree in music education or vocal performance, or a related field.
- A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience, preferably with diverse age groups and communities.
- Demonstrated passion for social justice and the ability to incorporate relevant themes into the choral music curriculum.
- Proficiency in choral conducting and vocal technique
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively engage with participants, fellow Teaching Artists, and program coordinators.
- Reliable transportation to ensure punctual attendance at classes
Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2023.