The Sarah McLachlan School of Music (SoM) is excited to announce an opening at our Vancouver location on East 7th Avenue.
SoM provides top quality music education at no cost for at risk and underserved children and youth. As advocates helping children and youth transcend barriers they may be facing, our program uses music as a tool of inspiration for students to connect with themselves and one another in a safe and nurturing environment.
Internal & External Posting
Location: 138 East 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC
Start Date: May 1, 2016
End Date: Indefinitely
Position: Musical Mentor
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
SoM is looking for a flexible multi instrumentalist musical mentor who would be responsible to deliver and help administer foundational skills programming to small groups of underserved and at-risk children/youth at our location on 7th avenue. Potential candidates will demonstrate experienced musicianship, teaching practice, youth empathy and a willingness to explore new educational approaches to sharing music.
The preliminary application process is composed of three self-directed components:
· An online application form (below) to gather personal, experiential and educational information on potential candidates.
· An informal video reflection component based on a topic supplied by SoM. This can be recorded on a device of choice, uploaded by the applicant and a link emailed to Jen Rose.
· An interview: Interviews will be conducted in person on March 9th and 10th, and via skype following March 10th.
Potential candidates are also invited to apply as a team if proven instructional and/or organizational chemistry pre-exists among applicants.
Please direct any questions to Jen Rose, Director of Program Administration.