Posting Date: March 9, 2023
Position: Piano Instructor
Job Term: Part Time
Compensation: $48-60 an hour
Application Deadline: Position remains open until filled; qualified applicants will be invited for an audition and interview. 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.

About the Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM)

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: PCM is looking for a qualified candidate to provide individual piano instruction to pre-collegiate students and adult amateurs following the PCM Piano department curriculum, calendar, guidelines, and policies.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Master of Music in piano pedagogy and/or performance required
  • Bachelor of Music required
  • Experience teaching students of all ages with a broad range of abilities
  • Involvement in local and state teaching organizations (preferred)

Additional Information: Covid-19 Safety: The candidate will be required to be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated is defined as: two weeks after receiving a second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.

Read more about PCM’s Covid-19 Safety Protocols: https://pasadenaconservatory.org/covid-19-safety-protocols/

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: Email resume to music@pasadenaconservatory.org. If available, include a video sample of individual instruction. No telephone inquiries, please.