Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than
85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year –
and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for
success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of
every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in
whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work
in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a
fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to
fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our
team and help make a difference!
Activity Instructor will teach participants on the music genre of
their expertise, follow and integrate the Good Shepherd prescribed
curriculum, and prepare students to present their work at the end
of each cycle. The Instructor should be able to teach one of the
following areas of music; Guitar,
Piano, or Vocals.
Reports to: Program Director
Location: 2641 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New
Hours: Up to 18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt
and teach well planned music classes to
appropriate resources and create curriculum.
unit/activity plans in advance.
activities enriched with literacy, history and other related
academic subjects when applicable.
and implement a culminating event or project at the end of each
daily progress reports.
roles & expectations to group leaders and program aides during
class time to assist with the facilitation of a group (where
expectations to group leaders and program aides on what aspect of
the classwork needs to be strengthened and practiced in preparation
for the next class (where applicable).
for the setup, operation and clean-up of activities and the
organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and
all staff meetings and staff development training sessions, as
program participants in examining choices, following directions and
becoming involved in program activities.
other duties as assigned.
experience in teaching Music required.
- Must be
able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group
verbal and written communication skills.
have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth
Good Shepherd Services is an
equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an
anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up
for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees
from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct
service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey,
uphold our values
and believe in our
mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative
leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we
work in partnership with.
Good Shepherd Services is
committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for
all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors,
and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin
(ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or
military status, in any of our activities or operations. These
activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination
of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of