KIPP New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: 9; 10; 11; 12

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Preferred Locations:

Contact: Chris Bonner
Email: cbonner@kippnj.org

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Drumline Coach - Newark

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KIPP New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: 9; 10; 11; 12

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Preferred Locations:

Contact: Chris Bonner
Email: cbonner@kippnj.org

NCA is in need of a new Drum Line Advisor!

Here’s what you need to know:
Newark Collegiate Academy, KIPP New Jersey’s original High School is seeking an advisor for its drumline starting Fall of 2019. The time commitment requires availability after school throughout the Fall and Spring, and on weekends during football season.

A bit more about you…
You care about music education. You care about kids. You’re a percussionist, drummer or understand the role of percussion in music. You’re very interested in growing our drumline, now entering its 5th year, to be the best in Newark!

Here’s what you’ll be doing:
  • Plan and run rehearsal 2-3 days per week after school.
  • Direct performances at all NCA football games on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons
  • Plan and book performances in the winter and spring
  • Plan and book performances during spring parade season
  • Plan logistics related to the line’s performances (travel, food, equipment, uniforms)
  • Maintain the line’s instruments, equipment and uniforms
  • Communicate consistently with families and students about progress and performances
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Must Haves (ie. what you need to rock this role)
  • A passion for helping young adults to both as scholars and musicians
  • Ability to play drums and/or percussion
  • Ability to teach students to read music
  • Desire to maintain and grow a strong after-school program
  • High expectations for our students
  • The ability and flexibility to navigate a fast-paced school environment.

Highly competitive compensation for this coaching role - $6500 for the season which extends from the Fall to the Spring school year. If you are serious about applying for this flagship position, please contact me directly via email.