Careers

Piano Teacher- Private Lessons

Category:
Teaching
Employee Type:
Part-time, Non-Exempt
Offer Salary:
$35-$55/hour
Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in performance and/or music education with an emphasis in piano

The Community School of Music and Arts is seeking a motivated, experienced, fun and engaging individual to teach in-person private piano lessons to children and adults at CSMA’s primary Finn Center site in Mountain View. This is a part-time, hourly position.  Please be sure to review the schedule information below prior to applying.


Skills/Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practical aspects of private music instruction and a solid understanding of piano pedagogy.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in performance and/or music education with an emphasis in piano.
  • Proven success in teaching in a private studio.
  • Experience and interest in teaching students of all ages, abilities and interest levels with an emphasis on appreciation and enjoyment of music.
  • Demonstrated success teaching beginning-level students preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to teach and converse comfortably with diverse groups of people.
  • The ability to communicate in a positive and consistent way with parents, students and administration.
  • Performing experience preferred.

 

Education 

  • BA in Music or Music Education, or equivalent experience

 

Work Environment

  • Recruiting, scheduling, billing and customer service are handled by a full-time staff.
  • Staff takes into account the individual teaching philosophy of each teacher when placing students.
  • All faculty are employees and have access to a 403(b) retirement plan. Full medical/dental/vision benefits are available to employees who work 20 hours or more in a week.
  • Workshop, Recital and Masterclass opportunities for students at no additional cost.
  • Professional Development opportunities and grants for faculty
  • Community Concert Series performance opportunities for faculty
  • Employee and Family discount on private lessons and classes

 

Benefits Include

  • All faculty have access to a 403(B) retirement plan.
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits are available for faculty who teach 20 hours or more in a week.
  • Professional Development opportunities and grants for faculty
  • Community Concert Series performance opportunities for faculty
  • Employee and Family discount on private lessons and classes


Schedule

  • Teach in-person at CSMA’s main campus in Mountain View
  • Available to teach in the afternoon (after 3pm) and weekends
  • Available to teach minimum 4 hours per day
  • Available at least 2 days a week


COVID19 Policy

CSMA has a mandatory vaccination policy for onsite staff and faculty subject only to the limited exemptions required by law.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@arts4all.org; with Private Lesson Piano Teacher as the subject line. Please clearly indicate your primary instrument and secondary instruments you are qualified to teach on your cover letter.

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 $7 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 30,000 people of all ages, skill levels and economic means each year, including over 21,000 students at 54 schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

CSMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability). Candidates from diverse backgrounds and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. CSMA is committed to creating an environment that embraces openness, respect, collaboration and accountability.

If you have any questions, our team will be more than happy to help.


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