Aug 19, 2009

Job Opportunity- MUSIC Teaching Artist

Job Opportunity- MUSIC Teaching Artist

P.S. ARTS is currently seeking an experienced part-time Music Teaching
Artist for our an elementary school program in Mar Vista.

P.S. ARTS was founded in 1991 and is dedicated to the restoration of arts
education in public schools providing sequential, standards based in-school
instruction for elementary and middle school students and professional
development for classroom teachers.

· Develop a sequential, standards-based curriculum in the arts
· Teach an arts discipline across multiple grade levels for an entire
school year
· Address the learning needs of diverse student populations
· Identify and plan cross curriculum connections in and across multiple
subject areas
· Submit documentation of teaching practice, including curriculum and
lesson plans
· Represent P.S. ARTS amongst multiple school community stakeholders,
including classroom teachers, parents, administration, and donors
· Apply knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development
into teaching practice

Skills, Qualifications, Requirements:
· BA degree in arts, education, community arts or relevant field of
· Minimum three years of teaching experience, preferably in low income
school communities
· Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise in a specific arts
· Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of or a familiarity with the
California Framework for the Visual and Performing Arts
· Ability to work collaboratively in a school environment and with
various school community members
· Experience with/training in Orff-Schulwerk is preferred. Dalcroze
and/or Kodaly methodologies are also acceptable.


How to apply:
Please email resume and a cover letter attached as a Word document to with the subject line “Music Teaching Artist”. No
phone calls or hard copies, please.

To learn more about P.S. ARTS, please visit our website.

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