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Friends School of Minnesota

Guitar Teacher and Percussion Teacher

Location: Twin Cities Metro, MN
Type: Temp / Contract
Category: Education
Deadline:

City: St. Paul, MN
Salary: Please inquire. Varies per teacher based on number of hours scheduled per week.
Website: fsmn.org

Job description

Description and Duties: The Friends School of Minnesota is seeking a guitar teacher and a percussion teacher for K-8 students, as part of the After School Music program. 30-minute private lessons and/or 30-60 minute group classes are offered before school as well as after school, Mon-Fri, Sept-Dec and Jan-May.

The After School Music program offers private and group instruction in voice, choir, piano, guitar and percussion. Teachers facilitate recitals in the fall and/or in the spring, either for their own instrument area or paired with another studio.

About the Friends School of Minnesota (visit www.fsmn.org for more information):

Friends School of Minnesota is a K-8 progressive education school grounded in Quaker values. FSMN was founded in 1988 and is located in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul. We currently have 145 students and 30 faculty and staff.

In the tradition of more than 80 Quaker Friends Schools across the United States, Friends School of Minnesota meets children’s intellectual, emotional and spiritual needs in an environment that nurtures their social consciousness. We offer a rich, progressive education program where in-depth academic studies are supported by Quaker values and peaceful forms of conflict resolution. We believe that children learn best as active participants, collaborators, and problem-solvers within a community. We emphasize environmental education and we have specialists in music, visual arts, physical education, and Spanish.

We are a diverse community with students from a broad range of religious and non-religious backgrounds, including eight percent from Quaker families. We welcome ethnic and economic diversity.

Qualifications or requirements

Recommended: prior experience as a guitar or percussion teacher.
Must be friendly, personable, and have good rapport with K-8 students and families.
Preferred college graduate with a major or minor in music.
Interview, 2 references and background check by the school is required.

How to apply

Email résumé and letter of interest to shahzores@fsmn.org