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Voice Teacher - Opus 1 Music Studio

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Other
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Mountain View, CA
Position: Voice Teacher
Deadline: January 31, 2023
Posted: January 5, 2023

Job Description / Duties

At Opus 1, you’ll join a community of internationally recognized faculty and dedicated administrative staff. Our faculty enjoy a competitive compensation package and professional development opportunities while working in a premium education setting.

Students and families of Opus 1 are some of the most dedicated in the country. Our diverse background of students ranging all ages participate in international exams including the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, music competitions, are active members of local orchestras and ensembles, and go on to study at prestigious colleges and universities.

This position will involve creating personalized plans that fit each student's learning goals. Levels range from beginner to advanced.

Qualifications / Required Skills

*Must have current legal status to work in the United States (we do not currently offer visa sponsorship)

*Bachelor's degree in music (preference is given to those who've earned MM/MA and/or DM/PhD degrees)

*Live in the bay area with consistent and reliable transportation to arrive in Mountain View/Palo Alto on time for lessons

*Experience teaching and performing

*Exceptional communication skills with both students and parents

*Willingness to work with parents and students to design personalized lesson plans that cater to a student's independent goals and needs

*Ability to learn and adapt to new teaching environment and requirements

*Experience preparing students for performances and exams

*Knowledge of ABRSM Practical and Theory Exams or willingness to learn how to prepare students for these exams is preferred but not required

*Ability to manage teaching schedule through our school app/website and adhere to strict attendance policies

*English proficiency

Additional Information


Available hours are dependent on demand and range between Sunday-Saturday, mornings, afternoons, and evenings. We will work with you to set available teaching hours consistent and aligned with your schedule, though preference is given to those available within open and in-demand hours.

Weekday teaching (Monday-Friday) is 2:30-9pm; weekend hours vary anywhere within 9am-7pm.

Ideal candidates will be able to work 6 consecutive teaching hours per day (plus breaks) with a minimum of 3 days/week (full-time, 5 days/week preferably)


*Professional full-time staff who handle all administrative work (Marketing/Sale, Enrollment, Scheduling, Logistics, Billing/Payment and all other customer service operations)

*High-quality Yamaha pianos, in a high-quality teaching environment
Recital/Performance opportunities for your students 3 times a year or more

*Certification training for group class teachers within a fully developed curriculum

*Ongoing professional development and training opportunities available including mentorship


*Compensation is dependent on education, teaching experience, and background

*We hire teachers exclusively as W2 employees, not 1099 contractors

*Teachers are hired within a stable salary model, which is based on the number of hours taught, credentials, and days of teaching as well as part-time/full-time status

*Full-time employees are eligible for the below "Employee Benefits."


The following insurance and retirement benefits are available to full-time faculty who meet eligibility requirements:

Paid time off (PTO)
Medical health insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision insurance
Basic life insurance
401(k) retirement plan
Additional benefits:

*Free music lessons with any available teacher and instrument
24-hour access to Opus 1 facilities (with consideration to room availability and minimal sound disruption to neighboring lessons)

*Annual performance opportunity in the Opus 1 Faculty Recital
Quarterly professional development events specific to music teaching for all areas in addition to regular informational sessions related to current events, instrument areas, and teaching challenges

*Professional development opportunities including mentorship, lesson feedback and observations, exam training, and support with teaching challenges

*Internal social platform for post sharing, events, questions, and direct teacher-to-teacher chat

*Full access to all Google Workspace tools


Opus 1 Music Studio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Salary: $45-60/hour

Contact Information

Please apply through our application portal:

Employer Profile

We are currently seeking a voice faculty member to begin immediately this month in January.

Opus 1 is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with locations in Silicon Valley across Mountain View and Palo Alto, home to several of the largest tech companies and Stanford University. We provide premium facilities with grand pianos for our 40+ faculty and over 1,000 students.

In addition to being part of Opus 1, you’re sure to enjoy living and working in one of the most scenic areas in the world with access to beautiful weather, mountains, the ocean, and the bay within an easy commute. Attractions such as Tahoe and Yosemite national park are just a short commute away.