About the Position

Ensemble Music Schools is seeking a fun, experienced, and professional Violin Instructor to teach Full-Time at Reeder Music Academy in Danville, CA, with the option of teaching days at our sister schools, Music & Beyond in Alamo & Dublin and New World Music Academy in Pleasanton. 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 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: Full-time

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