Harmony Project,

Teaching Assistant

1 month ago
Employment type
Long Beach
Closing date

About this organization

Harmony Project is Los Angeles’ largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization solely dedicated to music education for youth. We have been recognized as one of the most effective arts-based youth interventions in the nation.


To promote the healthy growth and development of children through the study, practice and performance of music.

To build healthier communities by investing in the positive development of children through music.

To develop children as musical ambassadors of peace, hope and understanding amongst people of diverse cultures, backgrounds and beliefs.

We accomplish this by bringing quality music instruction and ensemble playing to children who otherwise would not have access to it; complementing music education with supporting resources and opportunities; and fostering a community of families that actively support their children’s growth and development.

Harmony Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About this job

Position: Teaching Assistant

Description: Trained in string pedagogy, the Teaching Assistant supports instruction during the LBUSD Harmony Project weekday program. This position is designed as a hands-on training opportunity for music education experience.

Specialty: Harmony Project is hiring teaching assistants that specialize in violin, viola, cello and string bass.

Status: This is a part-time position.

Availability: Monday-Thursday 2pm-5:30pm (TBD) and Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm

Pay rate: $25-$25/hour depending on experience

Start Date: Instruction will begin Fall 2022

Roles & responsibilities

  • Personally and musically acts as a mentor and role model to younger Harmony Project students.
  • Responsible for setting up and tearing down the rehearsal space.
  • Assists and supports Music Teacher and Music Director in large group and sectional rehearsals.
  • Teach individual and small group lessons as directed.
  • Provides support for additional activities as needed.


The Teaching Assistant must be proficient in violin, viola, cello and/or string bass and be available to participate in the weekday LBUSD Harmony Project program.

To apply

Please send resume, references, and brief cover letter to:

Rebecca Rivera, program manager at rebecca@harmony-project.org

Subject Line: Teaching Assistant-Long Beach

Please submit your applications by June 24th. Interviews will be scheduled for June 27th, 2022.

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