Position Summary: East Bay Center for the Performing Arts is currently seeking enthusiastic, skilled and creative music teachers to join the School Partnerships team of In-School faculty. The Center partners with the West Contra Costa Unified School District to serve under-resourced elementary and middle schools in Richmond by bringing music education into classrooms where it otherwise would not exist.


East Bay Center's Teaching Artists carry the mission of the Center to ignite the imaginations of young people through the performing arts. We work with over 20 school partner sites each year, reaching over 4,500 students in Richmond and San Pablo.

Teaching Artists are directly responsible for developing engaging curricula in collaboration with the School Partnerships Department. She/he will be responsible for maintaining the quality of our programs, developing strong relationship with our partner schools, and contributing to the mission of the organization. 

Disciplines: Include but not limited to: circus, music, theater, dance, spoken word, storytelling, voice, capoeira, and global art traditions.

Teaching Artist: After-School- Must be available to teach a minimum of one day a week for two hours doing the after-school hours (3-5:30pm).

Teaching Artist: General Music- Teaching includes music theory, instrumental instruction (recorder, voice and/or ukulele), and ensemble performance techniques.

Teaching Artist: Arts Integration-Includes delivering project-based in collaboration with elementary school teachers aligned with the Common Core and VAPA Standards.

All Teaching Artists are expected to take part in the East Bay Center's orientation, yearly professional development workshops, and in our program quality improvement process. 

We review applicants for our Teaching Artist positions on an ongoing basis. If interested, please send a resume, thoughtful cover letter and any relevant video clips demonstrating artistic talent and teaching capacity to Andrea Landín, Director of School Partnerships.

Ruthie Dineen

Managing Director