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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.

Camp Counselor for Summer Camp 2015: 7-11 year olds

Part-time, June 22 - August 14, 2015

The Old Town School of Folk Music seeks camp counselors for Summer Camp 2015 at our 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue location. Counselors will be responsible for guiding their campers through the 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM camp day, Monday through Friday, for eight weeks. This requires managing their group at all times, participating in music/dance/theater/art classes and leading outdoor activities.

Applicants for the counselor position must have at least 2 years experience working with children ages 7-11. A background in the arts is critical, and the ideal candidate will work well within a team and individually. Applicants must have completed at least two years of an undergraduate arts or education program and should have a great deal of energy, patience, and creativity. The ideal candidate will be extremely comfortable supervising, teaching, and managing children. Organization, leadership, and a dedication to one’s work community are all completely necessary.

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


Camp Counselor for Summer Camp 2015: 4-6 year olds

Part-time, June 22 - August 14, 2015

The Old Town School of Folk Music seeks camp counselors for Summer Camp 2015 at our 909 W. Armitage Avenue location. Counselors will be responsible for guiding their campers through the 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM camp day, Monday through Friday, for eight weeks. This requires managing their group at all times, participating in music/dance/theater/art classes and helping lead arts-based activities.

Applicants for the counselor position must have at least 2 years experience working with children ages 4-6. A background in the arts is critical, and the ideal candidate will work well within a team and individually. Applicants must have completed at least two years of an undergraduate arts or education program and should have a great deal of energy, patience, and creativity. The ideal candidate will be extremely comfortable supervising, teaching, and managing children. Organization, leadership, and a dedication to one’s work community are all completely necessary.

If interested and qualified, please email resume and cover letter to hiring@oldtownschool.org. Due Date: March 31, 2015. Please also note: the review of summer camp resumes and applications will begin in early April of 2015. Please do not expect a reply before that time. 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, especially Saturdays.

If interested and qualified, please email resume and cover letter 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.


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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