Adjunct Woodwind Music Teacher (Part-Time; Begins September 2018)
Francis W. Parker School
August 1, 2018
Part Time - Faculty
Francis W. Parker School is a renowned JK-12th grade independent day school. Founded in 1901 on the tenets of progressive education, the school currently enrolls 940 students and employs 200 dedicated faculty and staff members who, in addition to assistant teachers, substitute teachers and coaches, work together to ensure that the School lives up to its Mission to “educate students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a democratic society and global community.”
We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Adjunct Music Teacher to join our expert faculty. Our school offers instrumental music for grades 6-12. We are looking for someone who has experience and expertise in teaching woodwind instruments (e.g. clarinet, flute, & saxophone) to students in grades 6 through 12.
In addition to working as a woodwind teacher, we are seeking a candidate who has experience working with middle school and high school bands through private lesson and sectionals. Close collaboration with department colleagues is necessary in implementing our curricular goals. Flexibility, creativity, and a sense of humor are highly desirable qualities.
Please submit cover letter with resume and references by mail, email, or fax to (no telephone inquiries please):
Laureen Sweers, Director of Human Resources
Francis W. Parker School
330 W. Webster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
The faculty, staff and administration of Francis W. Parker School are integral parts of the School's community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the School's mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
Francis W. Parker School is committed to cultivating a community of dedicated students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, administrators and alumni, who acknowledge, respect, and esteem diversity in our school; and who reflect, through their presence, the diversity of Chicago communities and the wider world. Francis W. Parker School is an equal opportunity employer.
Master in Music or a closely related discipline
Significant private lesson teaching experience
Experience with band directing
Experience with Jazz Music
Experience with multicultural music
Experience in directing concert band and woodwind ensembles
Experience with music technology
Additional Salary Information: $76 per hour; this position is not eligible for benefits.