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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
Deadline: October 1, 2022
Posted: August 17, 2022

Job Description / Duties

We are in search of a qualified and experienced full-time voice teacher to join an amazing workplace to share your talents and share the gift of music education with students and families. You'll work with dedicated students ranging in age from young beginners to adults spread across multiple skill levels.

We offer several recital opportunities throughout the year for students including a holiday party, exam participation and logistical support, with several well-known youth choirs in the area and musical theater opportunities. Professional development is available for teachers looking for additional experience in these areas.

Opus 1 provides full-time administrative support for all scheduling, makeup lessons, enrollment, accounting, and recital/exam/contest registration. Teachers are not responsible for any logistical work outside of communications with students/parents and teaching responsibilities. We currently have 40+ teachers with full schedules. Lessons are taught on-site at our school - no home lessons. (Currently both online and in-person lessons).

Qualifications / Required Skills

* Must have current legal status to work in the United States (Opus 1 provides visa sponsorship opportunities for qualified candidates)

*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

*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


*We are committed to offering competitive compensation based on your teaching experience and work performance, mentorship, and professional development (including full-time W2 with a base salary and healthcare benefits).

*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 who meet requirements are eligible for benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 401K plan


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.


Opus 1 has three locations within Mountain View and Palo Alto, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Local companies such as Google, Meta/Facebook, Apple, and more as well as Stanford University are active students and families at Opus 1. This role's specific work location(s) will be discussed further within the hiring process.

-----------COVID-19 considerations-----------

Opus 1 implements standard practices for protection including masks, symptom check-in upon arrival to the school, the requirement for students to take online lessons in the event of illness, and all additional guidelines recommended by Santa Clara County.


Apply now! Join one of the best regions to live and work and be part of Opus 1 Music Studio!

Salary: $65,000-$85,000

Contact Information

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Questions can be submitted directly to our Dean of Education, Chaz, by emailing

Employer Profile

At Opus 1, you’ll join a community of internationally recognized faculty and dedicated administrative staff. Our employees enjoy a competitive compensation package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 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. Located in Silicon Valley with over 1,000 students and 40+ teachers, our students 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.