Jobs with El Sistema Colorado

El Sistema Colorado provides underserved youth with exceptional programs in musical arts within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education, and strengthen their communities. El Sistema provides access to exceptional music education in order to promote youth development. Central to El Sistema Colorado’s plan is to build, with community partners, youth orchestras and choirs in underserved communities throughout Denver and Colorado.

 

Strings Teaching Assistant

Teaching Artists ​will work closely with the Lead Teaching Artist in designing engaging and effective curriculum and activities for brass, strings, woodwinds, or choral music. He or she will take on a critical leadership role within the program. Teaching Assistants ​will support Teaching Artists, lead instrument specific sectionals, and collaborate with other El Sistema Colorado faculty. He or she will take on a critical supportive role.

Requirements:

  • Able to work ~7-9 hours/week between 3 and 6 p.m. Monday-Friday at Bruce Randolph Middle and High School, including a specified weekly Friday commitment of 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Occasional evening and weekend community activities
  • Strong commitment to El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music and the mission of ESC
  • Strong knowledge of brass, percussion, strings, woodwind, or choral repertoire and standard music pedagogy & curriculum (Suzuki, etc.); certification preferred
  • Experience teaching beginning brass, percussion, strings, woodwinds or choir
  • Experience leading ensembles and groups of students

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Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@elsistemacolorado.org. Interviews will be scheduled ASAP, once resumes and cover letters are received.

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Half-time Development Director

This 20-hour/week position is charged with leading El Sistema Colorado (ESC)’s fundraising success, assuring the program’s funding sustainability and growth with the support of the board of directors, and in collaboration with the Grants Manager. The Development Director will create and implement a development strategy to achieve ESC’s fundraising goals; targeted fundraising efforts are focused on individual giving, relationship-building and cultivation, with corporate giving as an additional focus area. Additional responsibilities include working directly with ESC’s Board of Directors, and managing fundraising events.

Requirements:

  • Alignment with El Sistema’s philosophy of social change through music and the mission of ESC
  • Expertly create, maintain, and leverage key relationships and contacts within and outside the Denver Metro area
  • Work with the ESC Board Chair to leverage the support and networks of all board members
  • Lead all community fundraising activities with the ESC Board of Directors
  • Maintain timely and accurate oversight of donor information and donor database system

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To apply, email a resume, cover letter and three references to: hr@elsistemacolorado.org. No calls please.

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