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FAYM Violin Instructor for Group Lessons
Violin Teacher Needed
Foundation to Assist Young Musicians (FAYM)

Job Brief:
The Foundation to Assist Young Musicians (FAYM) is now hiring for the positions of violin instructor for its group classes. There are positions in each of 6 levels ranging from 3rd grade to high school and skill levels from beginners to fifth year players.

Classes:
Each FAYM class meets twice a week for an hour — either Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs. First session starts at 4pm; second session at 5pm. Classes are held at the East Las Vegas Community Center or Pearson Community Center. Classes begin on September 6th, 2022. A paid orientation/training session will be held prior. The contract is for 9 months – ending May 11, 2023. Summer employment possibilities.

Violin Instructor Duties:
● Instructor is responsible for class to be set up to begin promptly on time.
● Instructor will teach from the provided curriculum but will have flexibility in the
choice of materials for their course.
● Instructor will put an emphasis on posture, intonation, kindness, and public
performance.
● There will be four required Saturday recitals (one each quarter) during the year.
● Take attendance daily
● Communicate with the program coordinator.
● Parent Engagement
Violin Instructor Skills and Qualifications
● Must be a violinist with a background that includes playing in an orchestra, has studied classically, and is knowledgeable about violin pedagogy.
● Experience in group teaching is desirable.
● Proficiency in Spanish is helpful but not required.

Compensation
● $40 – $60 per class hour plus benefits (social security/workman’s compensation)
depending on qualifications. Instructors are considered “employees” not “independent contractors”.
● Instructors will be paid 2.5 hours of compensation to attend recitals and assist with set up/tear down and managing their students to perform and behave in a professional
manner.

How to Apply?
Please send your resume of teaching and playing experience to TimThomasFAYM@gmail.com no later than August 27, 2022.

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