About the Position

Ensemble Music Schools is seeking a fun, experienced, and professional Piano Instructor to teach Full-Time at New World Music Academy in Pleasanton, CA, with the option of teaching days at our sister schools, Music & Beyond in Alamo & Dublin and Reeder Music Academy in Danville. A secondary instrument of voice, violin, viola, or guitar is a plus. We are looking for teachers who will instruct in person.

Successful candidates will have a strong music background evidenced by a degree in music performance, pedagogy, or equivalent performing experience, a demonstrated love of teaching, experience working with young musicians, a robust appreciation for punctuality, reliable transportation, and the ability to pass a routine background check. Preferred hours are 4-5 afternoon/evenings per week and one weekend day per week.

Instructor pay is commensurate with experience and will be in the range of $35-40/hour for private lessons, with the option of a higher rate for group classes. We have a number of students on the waiting list, so a teacher who takes this role can expect to fill several days of teaching in a relatively short amount of time. A 401(K) program with employer matching is available to all of our employees after 90 days on the job, and employees who average 30 hours per week will be eligible for health insurance.

About Ensemble Music Schools

Ensemble Music Schools is a partnership of community-driven music schools that maintain individual identities but share resources to ensure their mutual success. This posting is for New World Music Academy, our school that serves Alamo, Dublin, Pleasanton, and surrounding areas. Serving the East Bay area since 2012, our experience is that music has a transformative power, and can enrich the lives of students immensely. We strive to provide a friendly learning environment where children and adults alike can develop their musical talent and gain a life-lasting appreciation for the wide musical world. Catering to any style, our teachers are competent in instructing everything from classical to contemporary music. We offer private lessons and group instruction in a variety of instruments, such as piano, guitar, drums, voice, violin, ukulele, and many more!


Why Teach for Us?

Ensemble Music Schools was created for the purpose of supporting excellence in musical education through excellence in music school administration. Our teachers are the heart and soul of our business - the ones actually in the lesson room with our students - and we are committed to their success. We are focused on attracting and developing highly qualified teaching faculty and endeavor to provide career opportunities appropriate to professional educators. For you, this means that we focus on making it as easy as possible to show up and teach music, with all of the administrative details taken care of, and with professional marketing resources that allow us to deliver steady growth in students and teaching hours.

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to Luisa Rodriguez through this portal to apply for this position. Diversity is a strength of our musical community, and we invite all those meeting the above criteria to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35-$40 per hour with 401K and Health benefit options