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Music Software Instructor

Company: Jazz Hands For Autism
Location: Culver City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*We're Hiring!*

Jazz Hands For Autism is looking to hire a new Music Software Teacher to join our Jazz Hands Musician's Academy team!

_*Jazz Hands For Autism*_ is a fairly new nonprofit organization. Founded in May 2014, we are a talent advocacy group with a mission to provide platforms and avenues where musically inclined individuals on the autism spectrum can express and explore their talents.

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Music Software Teachers for the _*Jazz Hands Musician's Academy (JHMA)*_, an incubator that uses an strength-based approach to empower musicians with autism and amplify their voices by providing necessary resources and avenues that will assist them with forging a rewarding career path as a working musician. JHMA is a vocational program that provides vocal lessons, performance training and wrap-around artist development services and performance scouting for individuals with autism who are looking improve their musicianship and begin a career as a musician.

We are seeking a highly motivated, reliable and creative individual to fill this position. The ideal candidate is someone who truly loves working with teens and adults on the autism spectrum and is passionate about their work as a Music Software Teacher. The ideal candidate is also someone with a high level of creativity and strong musical skills.

*Title: * Music Software Teacher

*Pay Level: * Part-Time ($25-$30/hour)

*Responsibilities: * The Music Software Instructor will assist in all functions related to planning, organizing, and implementing Music Software lessons for the Jazz Hands Musicians. This position may require Saturday work. Music Software Instructor will be responsible for:

* Bringing in recording gear to teach class, if necessary
* Providing both group and one-on-one sessions at well equipped studio
* Engaging in strategic planning and curriculum development of music software (Pro Tools, Garageband, Sibelius, Logic Pro) curriculum & lesson plan for the students
* Opportunity to develop and implement innovative strategies for achieving musical goal of each student
* Tracking and evaluating progress and improvement of students
* Contributing to students' original projects as producer and/or audio engineer
* Create a safe space for clients and promote psychological safety

*Qualifications: *

* Bachelor's degree in Audio Engineering or related fields
* Significant experience working with Pro Tools, FL Studio, GarageBand, Sibelius and other music/ recording software
* Experience teaching
* Experience working with children and teens
* Reliable, creative and flexible
* Patient
* Someone who is passionate about their work as a Music Software Teacher to individuals with special needs

*Working Hours: * Up to 25 hours weekly

*Knowledge and Skills Required: *

* Self-motivated
* Strong Organizational skills
* Excellent Communication skills - oral and written
* Outstanding time management - ability to set goals, meet deadlines
* Extensive music and studio
* Strong interpersonal, verbal written communication skills

This position offers significant flexibility in that the Music Software Teacher develops the curriculum and can has some influence over the schedule they would like to work.

*Qualified and interested applicants should send the following: *

* Resume
* Cover Letter
* Link to portfolio containing music composed/ produced.

_\*\*Please put job title in subject line\*\*_

If this opportunity sounds like a perfect fit for you and your skills, I hope to hear from you!

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $25.00 - $30.00 per hour

* Flexible schedule

* Bachelor's (Preferred)

* Teaching: 4 years (Preferred)
* Composition: 4 years (Preferred)
* Music Technology/ Audio Engineering/DAWs: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Jazz Hands For Autism, Los Angeles , Music Software Instructor, Other , Culver City, California

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