California, USA
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Musicianship Instructor

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is looking for a part-time Musicianship Instructor who will be responsible for teaching musicianship classes in our Pre-College division. Classes run on Saturdays, and our academic year typically runs from September through May.


> Teach musicianship classes on a weekly basis following the Pre-College Academic Calendar
> Develop lesson plans and long-range teaching strategies that align with the Pre-College musicianship curriculum and objectives
> Develop course reader containing sight-singing materials as well as supplemental musicianship exercises; utilize course materials and resources as defined by the department chair
> Develop individualized instructional plans for students as needed
> Provide routine assessment, feedback, and progress reports for students
> Prepare students for midterm and final examinations
> Adjudicate midterms and final examinations
> Attend musicianship departmental meetings as scheduled by the department chair
> Communicate in a timely manner with the chair of musicianship, ensembles, coordinator, program manager, and division director
> Understand and support the entirety of the Pre-College curriculum and its related activities
represent the Pre-College locally and nationally
> Participate in Pre-College faculty meetings
> Adhere to budget as set forth by the Division Director


> Demonstrate excellent musicianship and artistry as a musician, scholar, and educator
> A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience working in the field of arts education with a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent required
> A strong background and understanding of musicianship skills, including music theory, harmony and analysis, keyboard skills, and aural skills (dictation and ear training)
> Fluency in fixed- and moveable-do solfege, number and rhythm systems, roman numerals and root/quality symbols
> Ability to work with students, faculty and staff who represent diverse ethnicities, nationalities, gender, gender expression and identity, sexual orientation, and social-economic backgrounds
> Ability to relate and apply musicianship skills to common performance practice
> Ability to maintain strong working relationships with SFCM administrative staff and faculty
> Candidates with experience working in diverse communities encouraged to apply
> Demonstrate strong leadership skills; maintain a good relationship with parents; demand a high standard of excellence while creating an encouraging, inspiring, and engaging experience for students
> Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the selected candidate


We prefer to receive applications through our website. This position will be posted until filled.

See original job posting and apply online at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/569905/SAN-FRANCISCO-CONSERVATORY-OF-MUSIC/Musicianship-Instructor