Guitar Teaching Artist

Arts Alive

Torrance, Redondo Beach, Carson, Long Beach, CA


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 platform 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 for more information on curriculum.



  • 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.



Send your resume with two references, cover letter, photo/headshot to [email protected]

Interview will be conducted during early March.   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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