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Violin Teacher

Location: Austin, TX
Posting Date: New on Nov 6 2017

Description: Suzuki program located in central Austin is looking to add a violin teacher to their faculty. This program prioritizes a collaborative teaching environment. Check out our website for a full overview of our program!

Duties: Part-time Suzuki violin teacher. Schedule and teach your own private lessons out of your home and co-teach group weekly on Thursday evenings at a communal space. Teachers come together for community events, group performances, and recitals. Administrative duties are covered by program director.

Qualifications: Minimum bachelor’s degree in music education or performance required. SAA registered teacher ECC through minimum Book 4 Violin with an expectation that you will continue training through all 10 books plus supplemental courses.

Salary: Hourly rate highly competitive. Teacher will be compensated for every hour of work. Part-time studio currently, with option to build to full studio at the preference of the teacher. Area is in need of teachers and there are lots of opportunities for performing and teaching outside of this position.

Contact: Leigh

Phone: 7042878428
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Teacher, Suzuki Guitar Teacher

Location: Amarillo, TX
Posting Date: New on Oct 24 2017

Description: The Amarillo College Suzuki Program just celebrated its 40th Anniversary, and is a well-established program in the panhandle of Texas. We currently have close to 150 students, ages 3-18, in violin, viola, cello, flute, guitar, piano and harp. Visit for full description

Duties: Teach weekly private lessons, 2 group classes per week, attend all play-ins, solo recitals, workshops, concerts, etc. Attend Suzuki faculty meetings. Full studio possibility, as we have waiting lists on every instrument.

Qualifications: Completion of Suzuki Every Child Can! course, registered Suzuki training through a minimum of bk 2, bk 4 is preferred, with a commitment to continue training. Must be comfortable teaching beginners and adapting to common terminology and traditions of the existing program. Must pass background check.

Salary: Hourly rate part time.

Contact: Tiffany McDaniel, AC Suzuki Administrative Assistant, [javascript protected email address] , 806-371-5340; email preferred.

Phone: 806-371-5340
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Piano and Violin Teacher—immediate hire

Location: Seattle, WA
Posting Date: New on Oct 12 2017

Description: The Suzuki Institute of Seattle is looking for a piano and violin teacher willing to start part time with the opportunity for expansion. We are looking for applicants with a passion for teaching young children and a commitment to furthering their Suzuki training.

Duties: Both teachers will teach private and group lessons during the school year and offer six weeks of private lessons during the summer. Piano teachers accompany group classes and recitals for the school.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music required. ECC and Suzuki Book One or other equivalent Suzuki training required.

Pianist note: our current teacher has twenty families on her waiting list.

Salary: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with training and experience.

Contact: Please email resume to [javascript protected email address].

Phone: (206) 782-1176
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Harp Teacher

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posting Date: New on Oct 9 2017

Description: Celebrating 48 years of musical excellence, Buffalo Suzuki Strings is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit music program with 250 violin, viola, cello, piano, classical guitar, and harp students. Early Childhood Education, Repertory and Enrichment classes are a part of our curriculum.

Duties: Private and group lessons for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Two, 16-week terms plus 8-week summer session

Qualifications: Bachelors in performance or music education required. SAA registered teacher training preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Health benefits.

Contact: Buffalo Suzuki Strings
4 Webster Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Phone: 7167438728
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Guitar, Piano and violin teachers needed ASAP

Location: North Houston, TX
Posting Date: New on Sep 14 2017

Description: We need Violin, Piano and Guitar teachers at our Suzuki Academy in northwest Houston.
Teacher will teach 4 private lessons and one group lesson per month for each students.
VIOLIN Teacher needed to teach Saturday and Sunday 10am-5/6pm (with breaks)

Duties: We are looking for teachers who are willing to teach 3-4 days/ week minimum (4 hours minimum / day)
We are looking for teachers who are really organized and follow fully the Suzuki Philosophy.

Qualifications: Teachers must have a degree in music and have at least Suzuki book 1,2 registered training in their instrument.

Salary: Around $45/ hour ($40-$49)
Contractor position with no benefits.
Teachers are paid during the summer
Teachers have up to 6- 8 weeks holidays a year and they are paid!
The salary wil be based on students registrations. We will build your program.

Contact: Contact Armand at 832-298-9641

Phone: 832-298-9641
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Full Time Violin teacher (Jan- June) or longer

Location: Halifax, NS
Posting Date: New on Oct 6 2017

Description: The newly opened Scotia Suzuki School of Music is in the beautiful city of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The school is buzzing with excitement and is on a fast growth curve. The teachers are enthusiastic and are yielding high level players from committed families. We want another team player to join us!

Duties: Includes private Suzuki lessons, group classes and optional chamber coaching. If experienced can also teach or assist in teaching viola.

(There is an option to come for only January to June, for example a guest teacher from the USA, or the option to stay longer is also available)

Qualifications: Looking for an SAA-registered teacher with a minimum of Book 4 training, but prefer someone with book 6 training. If you are an incredible team player with enthusiasm, dedication and passion for the Suzuki method then we will consider a book 2 teacher actively pursuing their next levels.

Salary: Competitive salary

Contact: Email or phone Christy Hodder, director of the Scotia Suzuki School of Music.

Phone: 19024767776
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Instructor

Location: West Concord, MA
Posting Date: New on Oct 6 2017

Description: The Concord Conservatory of Music is a vibrant non-profit community music school in the Metro west Boston area with over 400 students. Lessons and group classes are offered to ages 4-95+ at all levels. CCM’s Suzuki program is growing and highly motivated with students from pre-twinkle through Bk 5.

Duties: -Two afternoons of teaching that include private lessons and group classes with room for growth and a possible third day of teaching
-Attendance at faculty meetings
-Participation in recitals and concerts

Qualifications: -Registered Suzuki training through Bk 4
-Bachelors or higher degree in Music Performance or Music Education
-Minimum 4 years of Suzuki teaching experience
-Willingness to continue training
-Must be comfortable teaching beginners

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Position is open currently until filled.

Contact: Please send resume, cover letter, names and phone numbers of three references via email to:
Kate Yoder, Executive Director
The Concord Conservatory of Music
PO Box 1258, Concord, MA 01742

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki piano teacher, Suzuki violin teacher

Location: Wayland, MA
Posting Date: New on Oct 6 2017

Description: We are a school with a local reputation for excellence, in a town a half hour from Boston which greatly values music education. Our growing Suzuki program is the only one within convenient distance; we need another Suzuki piano teacher, and another Suzuki violin teacher (viola would be a plus!).

Duties: Teach students of all ages from beginners on up, with possibility of more advanced students and/or chamber music coaching if desired. Willingness to teach both Suzuki and non-Suzuki students a plus. Possibility of teaching both Suzuki and non-Suzuki group classes, if desired. Days TBD.

Qualifications: Registered Suzuki training through book 2, higher preferred
8 -10 years teaching experience
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, “on the spot” creativity
Strong performance skills and credits
Commitment to continued growth as teacher and musician
Availability to start January or sooner preferred

Salary: Part-time position; hourly rate is commensurate with Boston area schools of similar high quality. Premium rate for group classes/chamber music; recital/event attendance is also paid. Attendance and makeup policies underscore respect for faculty. Information provided on request.

Contact: Penny Wayne-Shapiro, Director, Wayland School of Music
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Phone: 508-358-7835
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Suzuki Violin Teacher (for immediate hire part-time, potential to become full-time)

Location: Newton, MA
Posting Date: New on Sep 29 2017

Description: The Suzuki School of Newton is a non-profit organization that strives to instill in children a love and respect for music that will enrich them throughout their lives. SSN serves over 260 students with 24 faculty members providing instruction in violin, viola, cello, flute, guitar, piano, and harp.

Duties: Part-time Suzuki Violin teacher on Wednesday and Friday afternoons/early evenings with potential to become full-time. Teaching includes individual lessons for very young beginners through advanced high school students in addition to group classes.

Qualifications: Master’s degree and SAA registered training through a minimum of book 6 with preference for long-term teacher training. Most of our faculty have completed teacher training and have Master’s degrees in performance.

Salary: Hourly rate, highly competitive. Compensation for concerts and additional events. Health insurance and 403B plan benefits for full-time teachers.

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to Executive Director Sachiko Isihara via email at [javascript protected email address]

Phone: (617) 964-4522
Fax: (617) 969-8918
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