Piano Accompanist/Vocal Coach (Part-Time; Begins September 2018)
Francis W. Parker School
May 2, 2018
Part Time - Faculty
Other, Visual/Performing Arts
4 Year Degree
Francis W. Parker School is a renowned JK-12th grade independent day school. Founded in 1901 on the tenets of progressive education, the school currently enrolls 940 students and employs 200 dedicated faculty and staff members who, in addition to assistant teachers, substitute teachers and coaches, work together to ensure that the School lives up to its Mission to “educate students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a democratic society and global community.”
We are currently seeking an accomplished and experienced Piano Accompanist to join our expert faculty. Our school offers choral music for grades 6-12. We are looking for someone who has outstanding sight-reading skills, advanced technique, and a moderate ability to improvise on the piano to accompany the choruses. The ideal candidate also has a knowledge of vocal pedagogy to teach sectionals in grades 6 through 12.
Close collaboration with department colleagues is necessary in implementing our curricular goals. Flexibility, creativity, and a sense of humor are highly desirable qualities.
To Apply: Please submit cover letter with resume and references by mail, email, or fax to (no telephone inquiries please):
Laureen Sweers, Director of Human Resources Francis W. Parker School 330 W. Webster Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 firstname.lastname@example.org
The faculty, staff and administration of Francis W. Parker School are integral parts of the School's community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the School's mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
Francis W. Parker School is committed to cultivating a community of dedicated students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, administrators and alumni, who acknowledge, respect, and esteem diversity in our school; and who reflect, through their presence, the diversity of Chicago communities and the wider world.
Francis W. Parker School is an equal opportunity employer.
Experience with choral accompanying
Experience with multicultural music
Experience with music technology
Experience playing other instruments
Additional Salary Information: $74 per hour; this position is not eligible for benefits.