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Khalsa Community School is looking for Kirtan Teacher

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Kirtan Teacher (NOC4217)

Khalsa Community School - Brampton, ON

$37,440 a year
 

Employer: Khalsa Community School

Title of position: Kirtan Teacher (NOC4217)

Location: 69 Maitland St, Brampton, ON L6S 3B5

Salary: $37,440.00/year

Terms of employment: Full time, permanent

Hours of work: 37.5/hrs a week

Language of work: English; Punjabi is considered an asset

Benefits: Medical benefits. Candidate will be eligible for bonuses and salary increases with accordance to company policy.

About the role:

Khalsa Community School, Brampton private religious school requires a full time music teacher. As a Kirtan teacher, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a religious training program for our students in Sikh Devotional Music which incorporates devotional hymns from Sikh scripture, use of traditional Sikh religious instruments, and Punjabi language. The purpose of the program will be to develop the students’ appreciation of Sikh Devotional Music, particularly in the context of Sikh religious ceremonies.

Duties:

  • Teach poetic hymns to children between 4-13 years of age
  • Implement teaching of the Kirtan program in the original Guru Granth Sahib’s Ragas (musical constraints), and in Punjabi (Gurmukhi Lanaguage of Guru Granth Sahib)
  • Evaluating student’s interest and temperament to determine a suitable Sikh traditional instrument for each student
  • Instructing students in the use of various Sikh religious instruments such as Taus, Sitar, Harmonium, Tabla, Dilruba, Rabab, Sarangi, Banjo, Mondolin, Piano, Drums, Tanpura, Swar Mandal, MOracus, Trombone etc)
  • Developing knowledge of material and the student’s repertoire of Sikh devotional music at different stages of musical and religious development
  • Preparing students to participate in musical aspects of Sikh religious ceremony celebrations by providing instruction in vocal and instrument music
  • Running the school’s morning choir assembly
  • Arranging performance opportunities for the school’s pupils at various Sikh religious functions in the community
  • Attending staff meetings and parent/teacher interviews
  • Preparing bi-annual reports of pupils to maintain records of their progress
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the administration

Qualifications:

  • Should be well versed in reciting the hymns according to the ragas of the religious text (Sri Guru Granth Sahib)
  • Post-secondary education in music or instrumental studies with a focus on Sikh Traditional music
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience of formal training in Sikh Traditional Music

Job Type: Full-time

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