Guitar Teaching Artist

Kings and Clowns DBA Arts Alive

South Bay & Los Angeles, CA

Position:     Guitar Teaching Artist
Location:    Gardena, Carson, Long Beach, and South LA

Kings and Clowns DBA Arts Alive is hiring for a part-time Group Guitar Teaching Artists for after-school programs in the South Bay and South Los Angeles.  Guitar teacher with Keyboard teaching experience a plus!

About the Organization:

Kings and Clowns DBA Arts Alive provides a creative platfo3rm for educational training to young people in music and performing arts. Every effort is made to ensure every child has access to arts education in our after-school in the South Bay and Los Angeles. We are a small, efficiently run nonprofit arts education organization that works closely with their teaching artists. 

All of our teachers must be:

  • Prepared to be fingerprinted, Virtus certified, and TB tested upon hire
  • Prompt and flexible
  • Highly motivated and a team player
  • Willing to learn and grow with the organization
  • Passionate towards educating young people
  • Prepared to teach lessons to the California VAPA standards on lesson plans
  • Equipped with a vehicle or reliable transportation
  • Ability to control class with management tactics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Located within 20 minutes of the South Bay/Westside area

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in education, arts education/administration/management, or related field
  • Experience with K-8 schools and California VAPA standards a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Highly organized, a self-starter and able to prioritize, track projects and meet deadlines
  • Able to solve problems and recommend alternatives to promote program effectiveness

Visit kingsandclowns.com for more information on curriculum.

Hours:

  • Independent contractor will be scheduled for after-school classes between 2:30 and 6:00pm for up to 12 hours per week.
  • Work and training outside normal business hours is rare but flexibility is expected.

 To Apply:

Send your resume with two references, cover letter, photo/headshot to artsalive@kingsandclowns.com.

Interview will be conducted during early December. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate classroom teaching. The chosen teacher must be prepared to teach 3-4 afternoons and early evenings per week. Training and Staff Development will follow.

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