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Music Instructor - Inspiring and creative work environment, connects with the community and builds individual & team growth.

The School of Rock Philadelphia is performance-based music school, focusing on team building and live performance.

The Company & Location:

With two decades of successful experience teaching music, School of Rock is the national leader in music education for kids and adults. Students learn from professional musicians in an interactive environment combining weekly private lessons and structured group rehearsals with the ultimate goal of performing live in front of real crowds. We teach guitar, drums, keyboards, vocals, and bass. School of Rock has over 200 music school locations worldwide and growing rapidly. We employ hundreds of musicians across the world who inspire their students and become leaders in their communities.

School of Rock Philadelphia is a fast-paced work environment that requires our employees to be very outgoing and to work well with kids and adults of all ages. We are looking for somebody who can teach with a strong focus on theory and technique. Potential applicants should have a strong desire to work hard and be a team player while advancing their teaching and musicianship skills.

The Position:

The School of Rock Music Instructor teaches students from all ends of the spectrum, working on music from The Beatles to Stevie Wonder to Michael Jackson to Nirvana to Muse. The Instructor creates a safe and cool environment for students to achieve their musical and creative potential and ensures that each School of Rock student has an exceptional musical journey.

In support of that goal, each instructor is responsible for all music and education-related elements within the lessons. The instructor creates a dynamic lesson experience to ensure their students are challenged and inspired. The instructor positively embodies Rock N' Roll and is responsible for creating the most valuable student lesson experience possible. We teach five core areas at the School of Rock - keys, vocals, guitar, bass, and drums. Our instructors have multi-instrumental capabilities. This is considered valuable to potential applicants who are needed to teach more than one instrument or voice.

Music Instruction:

Implement the school of rock band training curriculum in an organized manner

Maximize the quality of music instruction including private lessons and performances

Be sure the students are learning the fundamentals of music, not just songs

Create and document thoughtful lesson plans parallel to the students Band Season

Customer Connection:

Interact with parents and students regularly by being visible and accessible in the school

Communicate regularly with parents on the progress of students after lessons

Fill out monthly progress reviews to make sure your student is heading in the right direction

Assist in rehearsals and necessary maintenance in school

Candidate Requirements:

Experience teaching and performing music professionally

Can confidently follow and create a lead sheet and song maps

Knowledge of music theory and curriculum design

Excellent ability to deal well with a wide range of members and other clientele

Strong organizational skills

Solid service relation skills

Contain resourcefulness and the ability to solve problems

Works well under pressure

The ideal candidate is a working musician who also has formal music school training

Enthusiastic, flexible, patient, and positive demeanor

Good judgment a must

Passion for teaching

Why Should You Apply?

School of Rock in Philadelphia, PA is a haven for aspiring musicians who love rock n’ roll. We believe live performance is the most fun and effective way to teach an instrument, which is why we get kids playing on stage as quickly as possible. Our classes are tailored to all age groups and levels of proficiency, and our instructors are passionate about creating a legacy of music by helping students succeed in music and beyond.

We also believe that music is more than a solo act. That’s why School of Rock Philadelphia teaches kids to play as part of a team. This approach promotes accountability, speeds up the learning process, and fosters an inclusive community of rockers in Philadelphia and surrounding area. Students are not only learning an instrument—they’re making friends, building confidence, and becoming better people.

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