Nov 15, 2007

Job Opp: Rock the Classroom is seeking music teachers

Rock the Classroom is seeking music teachers for its programs in
schools in the South East/Central area of Los Angeles. Includes
schools in the Paramount, Torrance, Carson, and South of Downtown areas.

Music Teacher

rock the classroom is currently seeking experienced, part-time
musician- teachers for our elementary and middle school programs. rock
the classroom is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization working with
multiple schools within the Los Angeles Unified, Santa Monica-Malibu,
Burbank School Districts and Paramount Unified School Districts. Our
program brings professional musicians into public elementary schools
to teach a hands-on, standards-based music curriculum designed to
support the core literacy program currently in use. By integrating
music into existing curriculum, rock the classroom provides a creative
learning experience sorely missing from most classrooms, while helping
students improve key academic skills such as reading, writing and


Bachelor of Arts Degree (preferred) in: Music, Arts, Education, or
another relevant field of study
Minimum of two years of teaching experience, preferably in low income,
urban school communities
Ability to engage and connect with students from diverse and urban
A background and expertise in music, either as a performer or composer
Familiarity with and understanding of the California Visual and
Performing Arts Standards and the Language Arts Standards
Ability to work collaboratively in a school environment and with
various school community members


Teach a sequential, standards-based music and literacy curriculum
Work with multiple grade levels (elementary and middle school)
Commitment to semester long (16 week) blocks of teaching time
Address the learning needs of diverse student populations; including
English Language Learners and Title 1 students
Collaborate with classroom teachers and school principals to tailor
the rock the classroom curriculum to the specific needs of the school
Professionally represent rock the classroom amongst multiple school
and community stakeholders, including classroom teachers, parents,
administrators and donors
Continue to learn and apply knowledge and skills through ongoing
professional development

Musician-teachers are paid an hourly stipend, to be determined based
on qualification.
Please email resumes and inquiries to
and copy to or fax to: 310.458.0772

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