Employment

Posting Date: 5/10/2022
Position: Piano instructor
Job Term: This position is part-time
Compensation: awarded according to qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: Open until filled. Qualified applicants will be invited for an audition and interview.

About the Pasadena Conservatory of Music:
The Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) provides opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to study, perform, and enjoy music. Founded in 1984, PCM is a nationally-accredited community music school that offers a wide range of programs, including individual and group instrumental instruction, music appreciation courses, master classes, summer camps, workshops, and concerts. More than 1,200 students attend PCM annually and over 3,000 students in the San Gabriel Valley benefit from its outreach programs.

To learn more about PCM, please visit pasadenaconservatory.org.

Job Description: Seeking a piano instructor to provide individual instruction for students of all ages (youngest beginners to adult learners). Successful candidates will join a collegial department of teachers committed to teaching at the highest level. Performance opportunities may also be possible for those with strong performance skills.

Duties: Provide weekly individual lessons following the PCM piano curriculum; must make at least 5 hours per week available for assigned students; prepare students to participate in all aspects of the PCM piano program (workshops, recitals, composer festivals, etc.); attend piano department meetings three times per year.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in piano pedagogy and/or performance preferred; Bachelor’s degree required. Candidates should have experience teaching students of all ages with a broad range of abilities; involvement in local and state teaching organizations desired.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Commitment: 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. 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. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to admin@pasadenaconservatory.org, with “Piano Instructor – [INSTRUCTOR NAME]” in the subject. If available, include a video sample of individual instruction.