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Principal - Chilliwack Academy of Music

posted May 22, 2014, 10:23 AM by Stephen Robb

Chilliwack Academy of Music
This thriving community music school, established for 35 years, is seeking a Principal to be responsible for the overall operation of the Academy. The Academy has over 500 students, a strong support staff, and is known for its highly qualified faculty. The Chilliwack Academy of Music is housed in the brand new $22 million Chilliwack Cultural Centre. The facility includes 21 sound-proofed music studios, a 150-seat recital hall and a 560-seat state-of-the-art theatre. This purpose-built music school in the new cultural facility offers an exciting opportunity for development and growth.

This is a part time position currently 30 hours, with an option for teaching to provide additional hours. The successful applicant should have business management or non-profit management experience. A degree in music, promotional ability and a background in music instruction would be a distinct asset. Proven leadership skills, strong interpersonal and networking abilities and the capacity to act as a team player are essential.

As the Principal is the Academy’s face to the community, the successful applicant will be expected to reside in Chilliwack or the immediately surrounding area. The Principal must have the ability to organize musical events for the community, be visionary and create a sense of excitement surrounding opportunities and growth for the Academy.

The Principal reports to a volunteer Board of Trustees who appreciate the Principal’s ability to manage the daily operations of the Academy, with minimal Board involvement.

Remuneration and other terms of employment are negotiable.

Apply in writing or online by May 26, 2014 to:
The Board of Trustees
Chilliwack Academy of Music
9201 Corbould St Chilliwack BC, V2P 4A6
or online to:

String Instructor

posted May 22, 2014, 10:17 AM by Stephen Robb

Central Valley Academy of Music is looking for instructors who can teach strings, possibly one or two days per week.

For more information contact:
Les Trendall

Suzuki Piano Instructor

posted May 22, 2014, 10:14 AM by Stephen Robb

Suzuki Piano Instructor

Nanaimo Conservatory of Music

The Nanaimo Conservatory of Music is seeking a Suzuki Piano Instructor for its robust Suzuki 
program. Applicants must have at least Book One accreditation, higher levels of accreditation 
will be given priority. The NCM maintains a membership in the Suzuki Association of the 
Americas and provides support to faculty in pursuing ongoing professional development.

The Nanaimo Conservatory of Music has been offering professional music instruction for the 
central Vancouver Island area for over 30 years. Both individual and group instruction are 
available, along with solid administrative support to faculty members. Applicants will required 
to have a proven track record in the teaching area applied for, as well as a Bachelor of Music 
and/or a significant body of experience, a CV and two references from professional colleagues. 
Candidates who are chosen for interview will be required to submit two references from present 
or former students, as well as a video of you teaching a student (alternatively an observed lesson 
in person may be required). Candidates should be comfortable teaching a range of students, with 
respect to both age and ability, from beginning students up to advanced levels. NCM students 
range in age from 3 years to adult students. Candidates will teach part time as set out by the 
conditions of our faculty teaching agreement at our studios, or from their own studio, if mutually 
agreed upon. All of our faculty are self-employed contractors. As with any position working 
alone one on one with children, a criminal record check must also be completed before your 
contract begins. All applications must be received by email, mail or fax at the following address 
(posting will remain open until the position is filled):

Artistic Advisory Committee
Nanaimo Conservatory of Music
375 Selby Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 2R4
t: 250 754 4611
f: 250 716 7274

Only those selected for interview will be contacted. Questions may be directed by email at the 
above address. No phone calls, please.

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