Piano Teacher with Jazz Emphasis

Private Lessons


The Community School of Music and Arts is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to teach private piano lessons, with an emphasis on jazz and popular styles, to children and adults at CSMA’s primary Finn Center site in Mountain View. Position may include some daytime hours. Position begins Fall 2018.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practical aspects of private music instruction and a solid understanding of piano pedagogy.
  • Ability to teach a wide variety of popular genres including jazz, pop and rock while maintaining a solid foundation of good technique.
  • Minimum Bachelors degree in piano performance and/or music education with emphasis in piano performance.
  • Minimum 3-5 years music teaching experience and success in a studio setting. Significant experience in teaching strongly prefered
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to teach and converse comfortably with diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to communicate in a positive and consistent way with parents, students and administration.
  • Interest and experience in various student certificate exam programs (MTAC, ABRSM, RCM)
  • Experience coaching jazz ensembles a plus.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@arts4all.org, with Piano Teacher - Jazz as the subject line.

Community School of Music and Arts
Attn: Human Resources
230 San Antonio Circle
Mountain View, CA 94040
FAX: 650-917-6813

About Community School of Music and Arts

Founded in 1968, the Community School of Music and Arts is Northern California’s largest non-profit provider of arts education programs. With a $6 million budget and 160-member staff and faculty, CSMA is one of the ten largest community schools in the United States. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the global capitals of creativity, CSMA is dedicated to making the arts and arts education accessible to all, regardless of age, experience or background. Headquartered in the award-winning Finn Center in the City of Mountain View, CSMA directly serves over 28,000 people of all ages, skill levels and economic means each year, including over 24,000 students at 58 schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.