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Requisition Number 20-2565 Music Instructor I
Post Date 10/2/2020
Title Music Teacher
City Ewa Beach
State HI
Description POSITION TITLE: Music Instructor I
DEPARTMENT: Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (RJKCCC)
SUPERVISOR: Creative Arts & Education Manager

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual, emotional, and physical regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

KROC CENTER HAWAII Vision: Kroc Center Hawaii is a community center where families, individuals, and relationships thrive in the name of Jesus.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Music Instructor will provide private and/or group instruction for students of all ages and levels in support of the Kroc Center Hawaii Creative Arts & Education department’s mission to provide quality educational programs and training in the arts while pointing students to Jesus.

The Music Instructor will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army, which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the community.

1. At least two years’ experience teaching music.
2. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work and interact with a diverse group of people in a positive and productive manner.
3. Demonstrated classroom management skills.
4. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be accepted.

1. Prep all necessary syllabi, homework, and lesson plans, tailored to each individual, group or program.
2. Teach all scheduled music lessons for each individual, group or program, beginning and ending on time. Classes will be taught in- person or virtually.
3. Display interest, dedication, and enthusiasm for improving the community through music education.
4. Evaluate each student’s musical growth, performance, and musical understanding. Provide corrective and positive feedback to ensure learning.
5. Prepare individuals and groups for participation in end-of-the-session events and special performances.
6. Be present for and assist during end-of-session events and special performances.
7. Maintain student attendance records and other required records.
8. Answer questions and interact with students, parents, volunteers and staff, displaying positive and proactive attitudes, behaviors and language.
9. Greet, introduce and welcome participants. Acquaint new students with class procedures.
10. Maintain consistent communication with parents and students including but not limited to scheduling, programming changes, and upcoming performances.
11. Upholds care and responsibility for program owned instruments, music, and equipment to prevent loss or abuse. Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as needed.
12. Able to work independently with minimal oversight.
13. Maintain regular and punctual work attendance.
14. Attend staff meetings as required.
15. Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.
16. Maintain the Code of Ethics policy, which has been established for the Kroc Center Hawaii.
17. Perform other duties as assigned.
18. Music Instructor may be required to perform duties away from the Kroc Center Hawaii campus (i.e. performances, rehearsals, etc.).

1. Maintain a positive and upbeat attitude in order to provide excellent customer service.
2. Appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity.
3. Able to provide a welcoming, inclusive environment for all participants.
4. Able to work with limited supervision, and work in a team setting with other professionals.
5. Exercise good judgment, show strong organizational skills, be able to multi task.
6. Able to maintain a self-motivated and self- directed schedule.
7. Detail oriented and able to take projects from beginning through completion.

The position requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, standing, walking, and use of vision, pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds. This employee may also be required to work weekends and evenings.

The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephone; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies.

Equipment used includes general office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, scanners, printers, fax machines, telephone (office and cell), video projectors, sound-systems, microphones, audio-visual and lighting equipment, 10-key calculator.

Most work at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in West Oahu. Extensive travel is possible, including air travel, driving long distances, night driving, and extended travel of three days or more.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.
The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
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