About the Position

Ensemble Music Schools is seeking a fun, experienced, and professional Piano instructor to teach at Pacific Piano School, our San Jose, CA location. We are looking for master teaching artists who will instruct IN PERSON!

Teachers can set their availability within our open hours as needed, but both students and school staff appreciate consistency and preference will be given to candidates with greater availability.

Successful candidates will have a strong music background evidenced by a degree in piano 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 $45-50/hour. A 401(K) program with employer matching is available to all of our employees after 90 days on the job.

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 Pacific Piano School in the San Jose area. Pacific Piano School is a long-established year-round private music school that teaches piano, strings, and various other instruments. We have been educating young pianists and other musicians for over 20 years and have consistently been recognized as one of the highest quality and highest achieving music programs in the Bay Area. Most of our teachers have a doctorate degree in performance or pedagogy. Our students win national and international competitions, they are invited to perform at Carnegie and other recital halls, and we strive for excellence through a more competitive track if students want to go down that path. We also cater for beginners and learning track students; our teachers are either advanced level or master level teachers. It is expected that faculty work together to provide more than ‘just’ music lessons but a comprehensive music education. We provide music learning in a caring and fun environment, while maintaining high standards in music education. The faculty are supported by school administrators and marketing efforts, allowing you to focus on what you do best: teaching & developing cutting edge coursework.


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: $45-50 per hour