Understanding Music Theory – Teacher’s Assistant Needed

AfterWork Theater
New York, NY 10108

Job Details


Are you a music theory evangelist? Do you love learning and inspiring others to deepen their music theory knowledge? Then this position may be perfect for you! AfterWork Theater is looking for a Teacher’s Assistant to help run an online course on Music Theory while infusing it with fun, creativity and self-expression. The course will take place on Tuesdays starting August 4th, from 7-9pm EDT, for eight consecutive weeks.

Essential components for the position:

–Fluency using Zoom
–Strong organizational skills
–Notetaking and facilitation skills
–Ability to teach a few components in the course (Jazz theory, non-western music)
–Familiarity with Noteflight, Soundtrap, and Musictheory.net
–Familiarity with Google Drive and Gmail
–Flexibility and an open mind

This is an ideal position for a grad student, someone just starting out or someone who wants to get their foot in the door with a great theater-for-fun organization. You will be supporting an experienced Instructor for this class who is also one of AfterWork Theater’s most highly-regarded leaders. This is a paid contractor position ($400) that will also expose you to a community of some of the kindest and most eager-to-learn adults. Because this is an online class, you can be located anywhere!

Please submit your resume and cover letter to ct-hiring@afterworktheater.org. Please include any experience or desire to teach a specific component, and what that component could be. We believe that having a diverse staff is critical to effectively fulfilling our mission and increasing that diversity is a key organizational priority; women, people of color, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

About AfterWork Theater

AfterWork Theater is a non-profit organization that enriches the everyday lives of adults by creating the opportunity to participate in theatrical experiences that promote fun, community, and creative self-expression. No audition required.

AfterWork Theater is proudly an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

AWT’s Diversity Mission

AWT is committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and critically conscious community, not just in intention but in action and impact. As a group of storytellers, we believe that the more perspectives represented in the space the more authentic and rich our stories – and thusly our experiences of telling them – will be.

Beyond that, we acknowledge that we are in a position to either replicate or disrupt oppressive systems depending on the practices, policies, and choices we make day-to-day. Creating a space in which every individual feels free to achieve their full potential relies on our being deliberate and responsive in all that we do.

Integrity dictates that this responsibility be reflected at every level of AWT including participants, creative staff, and organizational leadership. We invite all AWT stakeholders to hold us accountable for fulfilling on this commitment.


August 4, 2020 – September 22, 2020





Send e-mail to 00000172-f646-d68f-a1fb-f75768640000…

*NOTE: Do not copy/paste the above email address as it is encoded with SPAM protection. Just click it to initiate an email from your preferred email client.