Classical Guitar Instructor Job Opportunity

Background on the School

Knight Music Academy is a growing community school located in North Barrington, IL. Our
goal is to provide exceptional music education and foster community through music.
Position Summary
Knight Music Academy is seeking a CLASSICAL GUITAR INSTRUCTOR to join our faculty. S/he will serve as an integral member of our program team. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide weekly private Traditional and/or Suzuki guitar lessons for ages 5 years
    through adult at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of study
  • Teach weekly group guitar classes (Suzuki only)
  • Teach weekly guitar ensemble classes
  • Attend faculty and curriculum meetings
  • Attend student recitals


  • Minimum of B.A. or B.M. in guitar performance or B.S. or B.M.E. with guitar concentration; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of book 1 Suzuki training, or willingness to obtain training
  • One or more years of experience in teaching guitar
  • Appreciation for the importance of music education
  • Willingness to embrace parent participation and empowerment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Knight Music Academy faculty and management staff
  • Exceptional teaching and interpersonal skills

Status, Compensation, and Benefits
Part-time, hourly position. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and education. Discount on retail merchandise in our on-site boutique. We provide a stimulating and creative work environment that values family, diversity, and employee initiative.

Application information
Please send resume and cover letter to:

Laura Knight, President
Knight Music Academy