About the Position

Ensemble Music Schools is seeking a fun, experienced, and professional Cello Instructor to teach part-time at Reeder Music Academy in Danville, CA with the possibility to pick up a few hours at our sister schools, Music & Beyond in Alamo & Dublin, and New World Music Academy in Pleasanton. Ability to teach multiple instruments (especially piano) a plus, and could result in the opportunity for full-time employment. We are looking for teachers who will instruct IN PERSON!

Preferred hours for this position include afternoons and evenings with a preference for at least one weekend day per week. The teacher who takes this position will receive several students immediately, as we have a significant waitlist. This position also has the option of moving towards full-time work with benefits, especially for teachers who teach multiple instruments and/or are willing to travel to multiple locations.

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.

Instructor pay is commensurate with experience and will be in the range of $35-40/hour for private lessons. A 401(K) program with employer matching is available to all of our employees after 90 days on the job. Employees who average 30 hours per week are eligible for health, vision, and dental 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 Reeder Music Academy in Danville, CA. At Reeder Music Academy, one-on-one instruction is customized to each student’s skill level and focused on helping them grow at a comfortable yet challenging pace. Private lessons are recommended for students at the advanced- beginner level and higher, and for total beginners who want to progress at the fastest rate possible. We offer lessons in Cello, Clarinet, Double Bass, Drums, Flute, Guitar & Bass Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Viola, Violin, Voice, & Composition.


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: Part-time

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