Piano Teacher (Secondary/High School)

March 13, 2024

Job Description

About Stellart International School of Arts (SISA)

Stellart International School of the Arts (Foshan) is a high school specializes in music, art and design, business and drama, located in the Pearl River Delta of Southern China. Our vision is “connecting the world through art” and our mission is to cultivate and nurture the next generation of internationally-minded artists, musicians, designers and business leaders. 

About Stellart International Music College (SIMC)

Stellart International Music College is a unique college within SISA, specifically designed to provide high quality intentional education for talented students who wish to enter a world-class conservatoire. Unlike other international senior schools, all our music students apply to study music at undergraduate level. This creates a focused and dedicated atmosphere. The music programme is built around the Cambridge A-level syllabus, complimented with BTEC diploma, providing an alternative pathway for students wishing to pursue popular music or music production.

Our commitment to providing the best possible conditions for students to flourish is demonstrated in our strong links with international universities and regular visits by international performers who support our mission. Our professional facilities are matched by our highly knowledgeable staff, all of whom have intentional experience and a wide range of skills. The college is a vibrant place to work, with regular chamber ensembles, choirs and audition preparation, the ethos is perfect for a passionate music teacher wishing to help train the next generation of musicians.

We are now seeking to recruit the Piano Teacher for the School Year 2024-2025.

Job Description:

The Piano Teacher is responsible to support students to bring their performance skills to the next level and prepare them for conservatoire auditions. The piano teaching specialist will also encourage and guide students with external qualifications, such as ABRSM, Trinity and RSL examination. The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate and maintain a sound knowledge of the repertoire and strong performance skill to inspire the next generation of professionals.
  • Be able to support students with their university and conservatoire auditions, including advice relating to traditional and contemporary performance methods.
  • A strong track record in running ensembles would be an advantage
  • Plan and deliver well-structured lessons, make accurate and productive use of assessment, and communicate clearly the requirement of examinations.
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students
  • Evaluate and develop the music programme offered to students and the teaching strategies used.
  • Initiate, support and promote cross-curricular and cross-disciplinary collaborations.
  • Cooperate fully and professionally in school activities.

Requirement:

  1. Capable of delivering the lessons entirely in English
  2. Bachelor Degree (or higher) in Piano Performance, experience with jazz piano is preferred
  3. Proficient in music theory, music history, etc.
  4. Have clear understanding of university entry requirements
  5. Ideal candidate should demonstrate strong team spirit, solid subject knowledge, as well as great enthusiasm for music education
  6. Minimum 3 years of high/secondary school piano teaching experience
  7. Only candidates under 58 years old would be eligible for visa purpose