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Now Hiring: Project Cheer Guitar Teacher

By Kristina MacKenzie

Position Available: Guitar Instructor for Students K-12
Program: Project CHEER (Creative Help through Enrichment and Educational Resources)
Director: Joanna Kirby
Wage: $21.00 per hour

651-307-5734 (cell)
Location: Hallie Q Brown Community Center
270 Kent St., St. Paul

Employer: Schubert Club

302 Landmark Center,
75 5th St
St. Paul, 55102

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of music theory
  • Ability to work with children, grades K-12 in setting and working towards achieving musical goals
  • Ability and desire to work with a small team to continually and creatively improve and enhance the program

Program Description:

Project CHEER is a program designed to give an opportunity for musical exploration to children primarily in the
Summit-University neighborhood of St Paul. Currently children receive instruction on piano and/or guitar in two fifteen
minute sessions per week. These lessons are semi-private (two children are instructed at the same time). While one plays, the other student learns by watching and listening. Children also have opportunities for group participation in Music/Theory classes. At least three times per year recital events give an opportunity for the children to display their progress in all the above areas.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Teach children, generally in groups of two involving both students at the same time.
  2. Teach guitar skills, emphasizing technique, sight reading theory and musicality.
  3. Utilize established curriculum/method books, as well as technical exercises.
  4. Help plan and prepare for recital events.
  5. Report any problems or concerns to program director.
  6. Attend and participate in staff meetings.
  7. Participate in creative brainstorming sessions offering any creative ideas.
  8. Help select and prepare annual scholarship winners for performance and recording.
  9. Current hours for the program are Mon-Wed 2:30-6:00pm (10.5 hours per week). The program runs from Sept- May and summer program runs for eight weeks between mid June through July. Occasional extra time is scheduled for staff meetings and recitals.


To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to by September 1, 2021