WRRR Teacher Position Description

Teachers work full time for Women's Rock n Roll Retreat over the weekend of April 3rd-5th. 

They must display the following qualities:
-Enthusiasm and positivity towards the program and mission
-Agree with our Points of Unity
-The ability to lead and instruct up to 4 campers on their own
-Songwriting experience
-Proficiency on guitar, bass, drums, vocals and/or keyboard
-Must be over the age of 19

Duties before camp include:
-Check emails 1x/week to receive important camp updates
-Thoroughly learn the five camp cover songs
-Thoroughly read and understand the instrument tip-sheets
-Attend teacher orientation
-Assist in one roadie shift

Duties during camp:
-Be actively engaged in all camp activities such as skits, workshops, band rehearsals and instrument classes
-Co-lead band rehearsals as a band coach. This includes helping the band learn how to play as a group musically, helping with interpersonal communication between band members, troubleshooting gear, guiding the band through collaboration and compromise and encouraging and helping campers as they create their instrument parts
-Lead instrument instruction as an instrument coach. This includes teaching small group classes (2-3 students) using the cover songs and curriculum as a guide, troubleshooting gear, and helping campers as they create their instrument parts for their bands
-Lead 4-6 campers comfortably
-Attend pre- and post-camp meetings
-Participating in skits
-Participate in the teacher showcase on April 7th
-Respect and honor yourself, fellow staff members, students, SR2 directors, SR2 Points of Unity, SR2 equipment and our camp location building

Pay Details:
Classification: Independent Contractor
Compensation: $560/weekend (approx $15/hr)

Time Requirements

Staff Orientation:  Sunday, March 2nd from 1:30-6:30pm (location to be determined) 

Roadie Shift: April 2nd from 5:00-7:30 or 7:30-10pm OR April 5th from 7-9:30pm
Roadie shifts typically involve carrying equipment (up to 30 lbs) and setting up equipment. We also have other duties that need to be performed (creating/stuffing name tags, putting up posters and schedules, labeling equipment, etc) if you cannot carry equipment. 

Camp days: April 3 (9am-7:30pm), April 4 (9:30am-7:30pm), and April 5 (9:30am-7:00pm)

Optional: WRRR campers have the option to take an additional 30 minute private lesson before and/or after camp. The time slots would be April 3rd (7:30-8:00pm), April 4th (9:00-9:30am or 7:30-8:00pm) and April 5th (9:00-9:30am). If you are interested in being one of the private instructors, please indicate so on your application. You will receive extra compensation ($15/lesson) for this time.