September 7, 2021

Job Title: Piano Teaching Artist
Employment Status and Salary: 1099 Independent Contractor | $35/hr
Reports To: Cody Goetz at cgoetz@mundiproject.org
Terms: Part time; Mon/Wed from 3:30-5:15 pm or Tues/Thurs from 3:30-5:15pm
Contract Length: October 4th – December 16th, 2021
Location: Riley Elementary (1410 S 800 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104)

About Mundi Project: Mundi Project’s mission is to actively break down socioeconomic and generational barriers by providing quality music experiences for all. To learn more, visit mundiproject.org.

Position Summary: Mundi Project is hiring a piano teacher who is engaged with their students and has proficient knowledge in piano performance and beginner level music theory. This individual will have an understanding of how to teach piano in a classroom setting, have a background in piano playing, and can create lesson plans that include playful movement as well as time at the piano.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach the basics of piano performance (hand placement, pedals, keys, etc.)
  • Teach the basics of music theory (pitches, rhythm, notation, etc.)
  • Prepare a minimum of two songs for the end of semester Showcase
  • Manage the classroom effectively with positive reinforcement and clear expectations/boundaries
  • Create daily lesson plans for every class
  • Follow Mundi Project and site protocols around Covid-19
  • Attend all training sessions, teacher meetings, classroom events
  • Prioritize the health and well-being of the students

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Complete and pass a background check
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination
  • Has previous experience teaching piano (private lessons and/or class lessons)
  • Have one class observed by at least one of Mundi Project’s administrators
  • Be present for the end of semester Showcase

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Previous work with children of multicultural backgrounds

Questions? Please contact our associate director, Cody Goetz, at cgoetz@mundiproject.org

The Mundi Project is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to a program of affirmative action in order to fulfill that policy. The Mundi Project will accordingly recruit and hire into all positions the most qualified persons in light of job-related requirements, and applicants and employees shall be treated in employment matters without regard to unlawful criteria including race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, positive HIV-related blood test results, status as a disabled or Vietnam Era Veteran, or gender identity or expression, as these terms are defined under applicable law, or any other factor or characteristic protected by law. In addition, the Mundi Project recognizes that discriminatory harassment and sexual harassment are forms of unlawful discrimination, and it is, therefore, the policy of the Mundi Project that discriminatory harassment and sexual harassment will not be tolerated. The Mundi Project also prohibits unlawful harassment on the basis of other characteristics protected by law.