Piano Instructor – North Vancouver Recreation & Culture

15 May 2023

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Piano Instructor

Casual – #23017C
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (NVRC) is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families, and communities. We offer a wide range of recreation and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities. We are looking for positive, enthusiastic and friendly individuals to deliver memorable experiences to our customers.
You will be an integral part of our dedicated staff team who continually strive to make a difference in the recreation and cultural lives of North Vancouver residents. NVRC values employees, offering a competitive wage and a great working environment. We are currently looking for Piano Instructors to teach private lessons for adults, youth, and children.
You are a team player committed to community. You will plan and instruct developmentally appropriate piano lessons for students of varying experience, skill level, and age.  You have previous experience teaching piano, and supervising students. You know how to create and maintain a safe learning environment and engage students to expand their interest in piano. You work well independently in a creative environment utilizing your leadership and people skills. You are an excellent communicator with a positive, energetic and enthusiastic attitude.

  • In-depth knowledge of piano and music theory
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills 
  • Proven ability to create and implement lesson plans for learners of different skill level, age, and experience.
  • Ability to build a rapport with students, parents of students, and staff
  • Some knowledge of community recreation principles and practices
  • Ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment, and work independently 

Candidates must have formal piano training and 2 years teaching experience.
All instructors working with children must have a current Emergency First Aid certificate and HIGH FIVE: Principles of Healthy Child Development training (available online through BCRPA).
All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check.
Instructors should be prepared to work days, evenings and/or weekends at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location.
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture is proud of the quality programs they offer and the fun atmosphere staff enjoy while working with children, youth and adults of all abilities!
Hours of Work: 8 hours per week Tuesday and Thursdays at John Braithwaite Community Centre from 3:15-7:15pm
HOURLY RATE:  $24-34/hour based on training & experience, plus 4% in lieu of benefits
CLOSING DATE:  August 7, 2023
APPLY ONLINE AT:  https://nvrc.peopleadmin.ca/postings/2024
We thank you for your interest in employment with the North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.