Employment

Faculty Positions

Jazz Guitar Instructor

Posting Date: May 1, 2019

As a community music school, we believe that music is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. Through music we explore cultural differences and seek common ground, making us better listeners, musicians, educators, managers, advocates, and members of our community. The Pasadena Conservatory Music (PCM) is committed to fostering a community that respects and embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity. The vibrancy, advancement, and sustainability of PCM is enhanced by this commitment. Our commitment to these values informs our efforts to recruit and develop a diverse and effective faculty, which in turn promotes an inclusive learning environment for our students and fosters thoughtful and innovative programs for the broader community.

Duties

Provide individual jazz guitar instruction to pre-collegiate students and adult amateurs following the PCM jazz department curriculum, calendar, guidelines, and policies.

Qualifications

• Bachelor of Music (jazz guitar performance) preferred.
• Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
• Active performer
• All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Apply

Send resume and supporting material (eg. CD/DVD, YouTube links, references) to music@pasadenaconservatory.org

Compensation is competitive with the field. Full-time employees are eligible for a benefits program.

Substitute Suzuki Violin Instructor

Posting Date: July 12, 2019

As a community music school, we believe that music is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. Through music we explore cultural differences and seek common ground, making us better listeners, musicians, educators, managers, advocates, and members of our community. The Pasadena Conservatory Music (PCM) is committed to fostering a community that respects and embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity. The vibrancy, advancement, and sustainability of PCM is enhanced by this commitment. Our commitment to these values informs our efforts to recruit and develop a diverse and effective faculty, which in turn promotes an inclusive learning environment for our students and fosters thoughtful and innovative programs for the broader community.

Duties

  • Individual instruction utilizing the Suzuki method for students ages 4 and above.
  • Emphasis is on working with young beginners. Assist with and/or teach weekly group lessons.
  • Participation in departmental activities for students and faculty members.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s in Music or higher, Suzuki certification Book Four or higher.
Minimum of two years of Suzuki teaching experience. Comfortable educating Suzuki philosophy to
parents.

Compensation
$48-$60/hour, part-time.

Apply
Email a resume, a sample video of a private lesson (Suzuki book 1-3) and a group class
teaching video to music@pasadenaconservatory.org.

Deadline
The position remains open until filled. Qualified applicants will be invited for an audition and interview.

No telephone inquiries, please.

Young Musicians Instructor

Posting Date: July 17, 2019

As a community music school, we believe that music is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. Through music we explore cultural differences and seek common ground, making us better listeners, musicians, educators, managers, advocates, and members of our community. The Pasadena Conservatory Music (PCM) is committed to fostering a community that respects and embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity. The vibrancy, advancement, and sustainability of PCM is enhanced by this commitment. Our commitment to these values informs our efforts to recruit and develop a diverse and effective faculty, which in turn promotes an inclusive learning environment for our students and fosters thoughtful and innovative programs for the broader community.

PCM is seeking a part time teacher for active early childhood music classes for 3 and 4 year olds.

Responsibilities include: becoming familiar with core repertoire, lesson planning, parent education, delivering developmentally-appropriate instruction in a class setting.

Work hours require early afternoon and Saturday morning availability.

Candidates should have experience in teaching pre-school aged children, music education training, and at least one level in either Orff or Kodaly pedagogy.

CV or written resume should be submitted by e-mail to music@pasadenaconservatory.org, prior to an interview and teaching audition.

Start date: Tuesday, August 27.