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Teaching Artist

Help Mid-City Community Music (MCCM) transform the lives of San Diego’s justice involved youth through community art and music education.

MCCM is currently seeking teaching artists to work with teens in San Diego County’s Juvenile Court and Community Schools. 

Teaching artists use their backgrounds as artists to build social, emotional, and artistic skills, as well as developing career readiness through the arts.


Arts disciplines currently need:

  • Graphic design (currently using Canva app on Android tablets)

  • Music (guitar, ukulele, percussion, music production)

  • Visual arts (drawing, painting, multimedia)



  • Desire to help young people get a new start in life through the arts

  • Competency in one’s craft

  • Teaching experience, preferably in a group setting

  • Fingerprinting background check required, although a prior conviction is not necessarily a bar from employment

  • Full vaccinations required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Background working with at-risk teens

  • Training in trauma-informed rehabilitative and supportive services

  • Background in restorative justice

  • Familiarity with correctional facilities

  • Psychology coursework or degrees

Workshop Assistant

MCCM workshops often include a Workshop Assistant to help with a variety of tasks.  These could include social tasks like building rapport with students and providing classroom management to technical tasks like setting up A/V equipment or computers, as well as other supportive tasks as the need arises. Background in music in the arts or music is preferred but not required.

Music Teacher

MCCM Music Teachers provide instruction in a variety of instruments and styles with an emphasis on the benefits of playing music with others.  This includes practicing with others, taking group lessons, participating in jam sessions, playing at open mics and other performance opportunities.

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