Teaching Job

United States
United States
Posted: 11 Oct 2021
Keys of Change USA

Keys of Change USA

Musicians for Ghana Youth Project

$400 p/month
We are looking for four talented and enthusiastic music professionals to join our team in Accra, Ghana, and to provide life-changing musical opportunities to a group of young people living in extraordinary circumstances. If you'd like to use your music skills to make a difference, to empower and inspire young people in need, and to experience a unique culture and tradition, we would like to hear from you.

The work involves providing instrument lessons and music classes as well as holding rehearsals, which will lead up to public performances. The work will be conducted in English. The students live in at Kinder Paradise, a children’s home outside Accra, which provides shelter and support for vulnerable children. Most of these children come from extremely harsh backgrounds. The music activities form part of the support mechanism they receive, with the aim of sharing hope, encouragement and empowerment. It is envisioned that the selected music professionals will become, aside from music teachers, life coaches and role models for the Ghanaian students

Part of the teaching will involve teacher training others as teachers. If the circumstances allow us, it is our intent to have the music teachers in Ghana spend a portion of their time preparing the next generation of music teachers.

Duties:
Instrument and theory lessons
Sectionals and group rehearsals
Direction of concerts and performances
Language classes
Homework support
Support with other educational activities

Essential Requirements
University degree or equivalent in music, music teaching or performance
Teaching experience
Performance experience (ensemble or solo)
English language (fluent)
Covid-19 Vaccination

Desired Attributes
Knowledge of ABRSM curriculum
Orchestra conducting

Application procedure ​
Please submit a CV, cover letter, link to a video of a recent performance as well contact details of two referees to panos@keysofchange.org by 23:59 (UK time) on 15 November
Closing date: 15 Nov 2021
Start date: January 2022
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