Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Music or Music Education, a strong background in theory, and two years teaching, tutoring experience; Master's degree is strongly preferred. Additional (graduate) education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Required Special Skills and Knowledge:
Two years teaching or tutorial experience in relevant area. Thorough knowledge of music rudiments; thorough knowledge of aural skills including dictation and sight-singing using "movable do" solfege system; basic piano skills; ability to relate to students from widely varying music backgrounds and skill levels. Excellent communication skills. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
Computer or other special needs for the position:
Must have a computer with broadband Internet access; familiarity with Online education technologies a plus, such as Moodle, Adobe Connect and Skype.
Machines and/or equipment used on the job, include % of time used: Computer, 100%
Physical Requirements for the Job:
Ability to access and transmit information using a computer; dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery; the incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone or Skype and email with internal and external audiences and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings; Work hours vary and are flexible; including weekends and evenings as determined with supervisor.
Applicants must be authorized to work and based in the US.
All employees participating in or serving children in University programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.
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