Employment Opportunities

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If you would like to submit a resumé, include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Email to: hiring@oldtownschool.org

Please, no phone calls.

Modern Dance Instructor

Part-time

The Old Town School of Folk Music seeks a part-time Modern Dance instructor to deliver intermediate level classes. Immediate need is for Thursday evenings at our Lincoln Square location. Instructor will provide music and support materials as needed.

Requirements:

  • Three years adult group Modern Dance teaching experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in dance; Master's degree preferred.
  • Ability to commit to pre-scheduled weekly classes for 16-week period.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with students.
  • Professional performing experience in dance.

If interested and qualified, please email cover letter and resume along with artist samples to hiring@oldtownschool.org. Please, no phone calls.


Bilingual Customer Service Associate

Part-time

We seek a part-time Customer Service Associate. Responsibilities include registering students, selling tickets to shows, answering phone calls, and providing information to visitors.

Applicants must be friendly, articulate, detail-oriented, and willing to pitch in where needed. 3 years customer service experience and computer skills are required. Must be able to play at least one instrument at an intermediate level. Bilingual Spanish skills highly desired. An interest in art, dance, theatre, and education is helpful.

Must be flexible – our current needs are weekday afternoons/evenings and weekends during the day.

If interested and qualified, please email cover letter and resume to hiring@oldtownschool.org. Please, no phone calls.


Kids’ Fiddle Instructor

Part-time (Lincoln Park)

The Old Town School of Folk Music seeks a part-time teacher available on Saturdays for its fiddle program - a non-traditional method planted in the folk tradition. Classes are for children 3 years old to 13 years old and will be located at our 909 West Armitage location.

Teachers must have experience and enthusiasm for working with children of all ages as well as exceptional skills communicating with parents. Creativity, energy, and the ability to enthusiastically lead grownups and kids in musical education experiences are required. Must be a seasoned violinist, a strong singer, have a background or degree in music or music education, and be proficient on one other secondary instrument. At least two years of experience teaching children in a classroom setting is required. Fluency in a Spanish is a plus. Absolutely, positively must be available long-term on Saturdays.

Qualified candidates will be invited to interview and audition. If interested and qualified, please send cover letter and resume to hiring@oldtownschool.org. Please, no phone calls.


Bhangra Instructor

Part-time

The Old Town School of Folk Music seeks a part-time Bhangra instructor to deliver beginner-friendly, safe, fun, progressive, and culturally-focused dance curriculum for 8-week classes with 5 to 15 adult students (ages 13 and up.) Instructor will provide music and support materials as needed. We will offer one or two classes per week at our Lincoln Square, and possibly Lincoln Park, locations.

Requirements:

  • Three years adult group class teaching experience
  • Ability to commit to pre-scheduled weekly classes for 16-week period
  • Ability to communicate clearly with students
  • Dance and movement music performance background helpful

If interested and qualified, please email cover letter and resume to hiring@oldtownschool.org. Please, no phone calls.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The Old Town School of Folk Music does not make employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employer that desires diversity in its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from those with a wide variety of backgrounds.

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