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Kidznotes is Seeking a Program Assistant!

Kidznotes is seeking a Program Assistant to support a rich music program focused on cultivating a caring, cooperative, rigorous, and fun community.

You will commit approximately 15 hours/ week collaborating with other Kidznotes staff to support the Kidznotes program.

Organization Summary:

The mission of Kidznotes is to change lives through ever-expanding participation in youth orchestras, bands, and choirs. Our El Sistema-inspired model is advancing a thriving, diverse network of children, families, and partners where music energizes limitless social change. Students are taught in group lessons after school 2-3 days on weekdays (depending on level) and Saturday mornings.

Expectations:  

  • Assist program staff in managing intake, snack, class transitions, dismissal, and taking attendance
  • Assist program staff in managing student behavior during class hours
  • Assist program staff in communicating with students’ parents surrounding attendance and behavior
  • Be on time and take ownership of your duties in supervising and supporting students, teachers, and other staff members
  • Collaborate with a team of staff members to create the best experience for students
  • Be flexible in terms of last minute adjustments to space and upcoming events
  • Maintain frequent communication with teachers and staff members surrounding student attendance, behavior, and general progress within the progra

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate dedication to the well-being of students of all ages and backgrounds
  • Strong commitment to El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music and the mission of Kidznotes
  • Experience in managing groups of K-12 students in both classroom and unstructured settings  
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a diverse community
  • Interest and ability to be a motivational mentor and role model for students, parents, and peers as an artist, teacher, and citizen
  • Ability to work under frequent observation

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience working with children from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus

Compensation

  • Hours and compensation dependent on availability and experience.

If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and references to Todd Krueger at tkrueger@kidznotes.org

 

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