Private/Group Lesson Voice Coach (Part-Time; Begins As Soon As Possible through January 2024)
Francis W. Parker School
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Part Time
this position is not eligible for benefits.
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 diverse, democratic society and global community.”
We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Voice Coach to provide both private and group lessons. We are looking for someone with experience and knowledge of vocal pedagogy to teach singing and performance skills to students in grades 6-12.
In addition to working as a private voice coach, we seek a candidate with experience leading sectionals and assisting in a choral classroom setting. Close collaboration with department colleagues is necessary for implementing our curricular goals. Flexibility, creativity, and a sense of humor are highly desirable qualities.
This is a temporary position through mid-late January 2024, with the possibility of extension.
To Apply: Please submit cover letter with resume by email or fax to (no telephone inquiries please):
Human Resources Francis W. Parker School 330 W. Webster Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Expertise with treble and changing voices
Experience as a rehearsal accompanist
Master’s in voice performance/pedagogy or a closely related discipline preferred
Significant private and group lesson teaching experience
Able to teach a variety of musical styles (e.g., art songs, contemporary music/musical theater, pop, rock, gospel, opera)