Lead Teachers, Chester Children's Chorus (summer temp)

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Work type: Temporary Part Time
Location: Swarthmore
Categories: Staff

The Chester Children’s Chorus is hiring Lead Teachers as part of the summer learning program. The academic program runs from Monday, June 25 through Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Founded in 1994 by John Alston, the Chester Children's Chorus (CCC) is the only rigorous music education program currently in Chester, PA for grades 3-12. All CCC students are welcome to spend six weeks of their summer on the Swarthmore College campus, where chorus members participate in daily choral music instruction, dance, art, and academic and physical recreation classes. We welcome interesting and creative class curricula. Examples of previous classes include history, creative writing, art, and dance. Camp occurs on the Swarthmore College campus. Please visit our website at www.chesterchildrenschorus.org before applying for this position.


  • Ability to inspire children’s curiosity and eagerness to learn
  • Sense of humor
  • Superior classroom management skills
  • You will have some flexibility with curriculum development. Specific curriculum goals and end-of-summer assessments will be required.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods. 

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 


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