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Piano Instructor

Position Details

Position Information

Title Piano Instructor
Job ID 23017C
Employment Status Contract
Position Overview
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!
Compensation $28-$34/hour based on training & experience, plus 4% in lieu of benefits
Hours of Work 8 hours per week Tuesday and Thursdays at John Braithwaite Community Centre from 3:15-7:15pm
How to Apply
Job Open Date 05/10/2023
Job Close Date 08/07/2023
Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have formal music training?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have 2+ years piano teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have a current High Five certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have Emergency First Aid certification?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Certifications
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Driver's Abstract