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Douglas College

Private Music Instructor - Cello

Part Time
3 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Private Music Instructor - Cello Posting Number 00436F Location New Westminster Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/01/2022 End Date Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Music Department in the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking to expand its list of instructors qualified to teach ( QTT ) Music private lessons. We are particularly interested in expanding our list of instructors qualified to teach cello.

Work is available beginning in the Fall 2022 semester. Workload is assigned each semester based on enrolment.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
As a private lesson instructor in the Music Department, you will instruct students on their instrument in the Basic Musicianship Certificate, Music Diploma, Music Technology Diploma, and Foundation for Music Therapy Studies programs.


The successful candidate will instruct instrumental students, facilitate learning, evaluate student progress in cohort programs and model musical excellence. As part of an integrated instructional team, the successful candidate will plan, organize, and manage learning activities and maintain quality learner-centred instruction. As a performance faculty member, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in public performances on campus, including the Arts at One concert series.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
- a minimum of a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) or equivalent experience;
- a strong performance profile and excellent musicianship;
- a demonstrated ability to teach across a variety of musical styles;
- extensive knowledge of repertoire and pedagogy appropriate for the instrument;
- a record of successful teaching and recruitment at the post-secondary level;
- a demonstrated ability to work with a population of diverse adult learners;
- a strong commitment to maintaining and growing enrolment in your studio;
- excellent communication skills, demonstrated initiative and creativity, effective interpersonal skills, self-directedness, and evidence of ongoing professional development.
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Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/10/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants must ensure that all required documentation is submitted online. This position will remain open until filled with a first review date of July 22. Please ensure your CV clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. Applicants should include links to recordings or live performances. Finalists may be requested to submit additional material. We anticipate in-person interviews to be held on August 22. A teaching demonstration will be required as part of the interview process.
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