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Douglas College

Private Music Instructor - French Horn or Percussion

Part Time
6 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Private Music Instructor - French Horn or Percussion Posting Number 00499F Location New Westminster Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/05/2023 End Date Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Music Department in the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking to expand its list of instructors qualified to teach ( QTT ) Music private lessons. We are particularly interested in expanding our list of instructors qualified to teach French horn or percussion.

In addition to French horn lessons, the successful candidate may also be assigned to teach Class Brass ( MUSC 1163). French horn instruction work is available as early as May, 2023.

In addition to percussion private lessons, the successful candidate will also teach Class Percussion ( MUSC 1164) and Percussion Ensemble ( MUSC 1184).

Percussion instruction work is available beginning in the Fall 2023 semester and is assigned each semester based on enrolment. Class Percussion and Class Brass are offered in alternate Winter semesters.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
Contract Faculty - Instrumental Ensembles and Studio Instruction (French Horn / Percussion)


The successful candidate(s) will instruct instrumental students, facilitate learning, and evaluate student progress in the department's credential programs, as well as students registered in the Community Music School. As part of an integrated instructional team, the successful candidate will plan, organize, and manage learning activities, maintain quality learner-centred instruction, and model musical excellence. As a performance faculty member, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in public performances on campus, including the Arts in the Afternoon concert series.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
- a minimum of Master's degree in Music or equivalent experience;
- a strong performance profile and excellent musicianship;
- a demonstrated ability to teach across a variety of musical styles;
- extensive knowledge of repertoire and pedagogy appropriate for the instrument or ensemble;
- a record of successful teaching and recruitment at the post-secondary level;
- a demonstrated ability to work with a population of diverse adult learners;
- a strong commitment to maintaining and growing enrolment in your studio;
- excellent communication skills, demonstrated initiative and creativity, effective interpersonal skills, and self-directedness;
- evidence of ongoing professional development.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/16/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants must ensure that all required documentation is submitted online.

This position will remain open until filled.
Percussion applications must be received by March 31, 2023.
French horn applications must be received by April 14, 2023.

Please ensure your CV clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. Additionally, please include links in your CV to at least two video recordings of performances. Applicants for Percussion Ensemble should include recordings of performances or rehearsals that demonstrate your work leading an ensemble. Finalists may be requested to submit additional material.

We anticipate holding first-round interviews beginning May 5.
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