Substitute/Part time Teaching Position - Violin and Viola Teacher
Location: Kitchener-Waterloo, Region of Waterloo, Ontario
Posting Date: March 22, 2023
Closing Date for applications: April 15, 2023
Description: Suzuki Talent Education of Waterloo (STEW) is a non-profit charitable school founded in 2009 that currently offers instruction in Violin, Viola, Cello and Suzuki Early Childhood Education (SECE). We are a diverse community of music makers that embraces life-long learning from birth to beyond retirement.
Duties: Our school is seeking a qualified Suzuki Method violin and viola teacher to take on new students on an ongoing basis; and to cover short-term sabbatical absences during the fall of 2023 and again in the winter/spring of 2024.
Approximately 10-15 hours of private lessons and 2 hours of group class teaching weekly during the sabbatical coverage for a minimum of 6 weeks in the fall and 6 weeks in the winter/spring (subject to change)
It is critical that the successful candidate have a suitable location to teach lessons in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, since we are a non-landed school. STEW does not pay for studio rental if it is needed, but does provide documents for tax deduction of expenses incurred.
Group class venue is provided.
There is no guarantee of incoming students for ongoing part-time teaching.
Qualifications: Minimum requirements:
Member of the SAA and the SAO
A university degree in music
A minimum proficiency in violin of Suzuki Book 10
Suzuki training in violin volumes 1- 4 that has been registered with the SAA
A proficiency in viola beyond Suzuki Book 5.
A commitment to continuation of Suzuki teacher education/enrichment appropriate to the candidate’s current level of training and experience.
Salary: $55/hour for private lessons and $65/hour for group classes plus 4% holiday pay. As an employed teacher, EI and CPP are deducted at source. We offer no extended health or pension benefits at this time.
Liz Biswas, Administrative Director
Phone: (519) 500-6654