Houston: Immediate Opening - CCE Teaching Assistant (Music)
  • Job Description
    The CCE Teaching Assistant will work with students in Kindergarten through 6th grade during Sunday morning CCE (Continuing Christian Education) classes at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston, TX. The position is for the 2019-2020 school year, and will begin as early as September 15, 2019. The Teaching Assistant will work closely the music office and CCE Music Teacher Tiffany Sau.

    Job Responsibilities & Duties
    The Teaching Assistant will be responsible for the following:
    • Teaching the RSCM (Royal School of Church Music) classes on Sunday mornings, both with a team teacher and individually
    • Teaching K-6 Music Appreciation classes on Sunday mornings
    • Incorporating Catholic liturgy and Mass content into music lessons
    • Be on-call to fill in for 7-12 grade Music Appreciation classes on Sunday mornings, should the need for a substitute arise
    Teaching days:
    Every Sunday morning from September 15, 2019 to May 17, 2020, EXCEPT:
    • October 13
    • November 17
    • December 1, 22, and 29
    • January 12
    • March 8, 15, and 22
    • April 12
    • May 10
    It is also helpful if the Teaching Assistant can attend and assist with Pueri Cantores, the Catholic children’s choral festival that takes place annually at the Co-Cathedral. It is scheduled for 11am to 6:30pm Saturday, March 28, 2020.

    Qualifications & Skills
    The ideal candidate:
    • Is Comfortable singing with and teaching hymns/songs to young students
    • Is comfortable working with students of all ages
    • Has had experience working with young students before and/or is enrolled in music education courses at a university
    • Is Catholic, and has received the Sacraments of Baptism, First Communion, and Confirmation
    o Interested applicants who do not fulfill this requirement should still apply.
    • Has completed catechist formation training in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
    o Interested applicants who do not fulfill this requirement should still apply.

    The Teaching Assistant will need to complete the Safe Haven online training before he/she can begin.

    Benefits and Payment
    The Teaching Assistant will be paid $50/call. Compensation for Pueri Cantores will be greater.

    Required Application Documents
    Please submit the following to musicoffice@sacredhearthouston.org immediately.
    • Résumé/CV detailing teaching experience
    • Statement describing your interest in the position and ability to incorporate Catholic liturgy/Mass content into a music lesson
    • Proof of Catholic Confirmation, if applicable (This can come in the form of a PDF of your Confirmation certificate or the contact information for someone from your home church who can verify your Confirmation.)
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