Piano Instructor

at Iles Music Studio (view profile)
Location Kitchener, Canada
Date Posted July 4, 2024
Category Other
Job Type Other

Description

Position: Piano Teacher
Location: Iles Music Studio - 72 Sixth Ave., Kitchener
Contract Type: Independent Contractor

About Iles Music Studio: Iles Music Studio is dedicated to fostering a love for music and developing the musical talents of our students. We believe that music education develops the skills of creative thinking, lifelong learning, and rewarding routines. We offer a supportive and enriching environment for both our students and instructors, promoting continuous growth and professional excellence.

Position Overview: Iles Music Studio is seeking a passionate Piano Teacher to join our team as an independent contractor. The ideal candidate will have at least Level 8 piano proficiency (exam not required) and a strong commitment to teaching students of various ages and skill levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality piano instruction to students of varying ages and skill levels.
  • Develop individualized lesson plans tailored to each student's needs and goals.
  • Prepare students for recitals, exams, and other performance opportunities.
  • Maintain a positive and encouraging learning environment.
  • Communicate regularly with students and parents regarding progress and goals.
  • Participate in studio events and recitals.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Level 8 piano proficiency or equivalent.
  • Previous teaching experience is preferred but not required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and be reliable.
  • Passion for music education and student development

Employee Benefits:

  • Collaborative and supportive work environment including start-up training and support if this is your first time teaching.
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing and dynamic music community.
  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate your schedule such as exams, performances, and personal needs. An alternate teacher will cover your lessons when you need time off.
  • Administration of students is done for you. 
  • Access to Iles Music Studio’s extensive music library and resources.
  • Regular mentorship meetings and pedagogy coaching with Jamie and Emily Iles.
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development and training.
  • Bi-monthly professional development activity with all Iles Music Studio teachers.
  • Option of 8 or 10 month contract based on your availability. 
  • Opportunity to co-lead performance classes and Recitals. 

Remuneration: $28-30/hr

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, a cover letter detailing their teaching philosophy and musical experience, and any relevant certifications to ilesmusicstudio@gmail.com. Please include 2 references who can speak to your character and work ethic.

Application Deadline: July 31, 2024

We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and enthusiastic Piano Teacher to our team at Iles Music Studio!