Join Our Team
Are you a music teacher looking to join a community of vibrant and committed musicians?
If you love to help others, then the Penticton Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts might be the place for you. We are currently hiring!
Position: Piano Teacher (Beginner to Intermediate)
We are hiring!
Job Title: Piano Teacher
Job Type: Part-time, Contractual
Pay range: $45 - $55/hour depending on years of teaching experience.
This position will start in September 2023 or earlier, depending on availability.
Do you love to help others?
Are you passionate about music and teaching?
Are you available 2-3 days per week to teach beginner to intermediate piano students?
If yes, then the Penticton Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts (PAMDA) may be the perfect fit for you!
PAMDA is not just a music school; we are a mission-driven non-profit charitable organization intent on providing high-quality music education to anyone in our community who wants it. We accomplish this through our bursary and scholarship program, our instrument loan program, our committed board of directors, and our amazing faculty. We believe that access to music education is a birthright and we have been providing access to the life-changing benefits of music to thousands in our community since 1994.
We are looking for an experienced piano teacher to join our team of educators. While many of our students follow the RCM system, we welcome applications from piano teachers with qualifications and experience in classical, jazz, and/or pop/rock/contemporary piano styles.
As a private lesson piano teacher, you will be responsible for teaching beginner to intermediate level piano lessons to students aged 5 to adult. Your main objective is to help students develop their musical abilities and foster their love for music through personalized one-on-one instruction.
Conduct private piano lessons for beginner to intermediate students aged 5 to adult
Develop personalized lesson plans tailored to individual student needs and goals
Provide feedback and constructive criticism to students to help them improve their playing skills
Help students prepare for RCM exams, auditions, and performances
Maintain a positive and encouraging learning environment for students
Communicate regularly with parents and guardians to update them on student progress
Attend periodic faculty meetings
Encourage students to participate in PAMDA studio recitals and concerts
A degree or diploma in piano or music from a recognized university or college or a Grade 9 RCM certification or higher
Strong piano playing skills and knowledge of various musical genres
Knowledge of RCM books and exams
Previous experience teaching piano lessons to students of different ages and skill levels
Ability to develop and implement personalized lesson plans
Patient and enthusiastic
Self-motivated and good organization skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Passion for music and teaching
At PAMDA, there's room for you to grow, creatively and professionally - through more students, other teaching opportunities (group classes, music camps, etc.), and possible collaborations with a friendly faculty of amazing musicians.
This is a part-time in-person position with flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. If you are passionate about music and teaching, and have the necessary skills and qualifications, we would love to hear from you.
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter highlighting your teaching experience and philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org.