Employment

The staff of San Jose Jazz consists of a small group of individuals who believe in the importance of the arts to our community and are committed to the vitality of the art form of jazz. Join us!

Below are our current employment opportunities.

Brass and Woods Teaching Assistant Internship
After School Program Coordinator

 

Brass and Woods Teaching Assistant Internship

We currently seek a music education student to support the Progressions after school band program at our school sites in the Franklin-McKinley School District. Our mission? To keep participants in school, out of gangs, and to empower families and communities through music education and performance.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Assist Lead Teacher in delivering high-quality music instruction to beginning and intermediate band students (clarinet, flute, trumpet, trombone)
• Ensure the smooth flow of daily programming
• Act as role model and advisor to students
Maintain a positive classroom culture

Qualifications

• Currently enrolled as a music student (education, performance, etc.)
• Basic knowledge of band instruments and beginning band pedagogy
• Interested in learning how music education and youth development intersect
• Punctual, self-starter, and flexible.
• Strong interpersonal skills and a patient demeanor
• Willingness to work collaboratively with others

Work Hours

• 6 -12 hours per week during the school year (2-4 days per week, after school Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs)
• Some Saturday mornings, weekends and evenings

Internship Stipend

• $410 per month

Start Date: September, 2019

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and a resume to hugog@sanjosejazz.org.

PDF version of Brass and Woods Teaching Assistant Internship.

 

After School Program Coordinator

We currently seek an After School Coordinator to support the Progressions band program at our school sites in the Franklin-McKinley School District. Our mission? To keep participants in school, out of gangs, and to empower families and communities through music education and performance.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Coordinate administrative and logistic functions of delivering a high-quality music education program
• Execute daily snack program
• Provide homework support to students
• Ensure the smooth flow of daily programming
• Act as role model and advisor to students
Maintain a positive classroom culture

Qualifications

• Strong knowledge of child development and trauma-informed care
• Interested in learning how music education and youth development intersect
• Punctual, self-starter, and flexible.
• Strong organizational skills and a patient demeanor
• CPR and First-Aid certification (optional)

Work Hours

• 6 -12 hours per week during the school year (2-4 days per week, after school Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs)
• Some Saturday mornings, weekends and evenings

Pay

• $18 per hour

Start Date: September, 2019

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and a resume to hugog@sanjosejazz.org.

PDF version of After School Program Coordinator.

 

Volunteering

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