Jazz Guitar Instructor

Background on the School

Knight Music Academy is a growing community school located in Lake Zurich, IL. Our goal is to provide exceptional music education and foster community through music.

Position Summary

Knight Music Academy is seeking a JAZZ GUITAR INSTRUCTOR to join our faculty.  S/he will serve as an integral member of our program team.  Responsibilities include:

  • Provide weekly private guitar lessons for children and adults at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of study
  • Attend student recitals
  • Assist in growing jazz guitar studio


  • Minimum of B.A. or B.M. in jazz studies; Master’s Degree preferred
  • One or more years of experience in teaching guitar
  • Proficiency in teaching other styles of guitar a plus
  • 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
106 S. Wynstone Park Dr., Suite 101
North Barrington, IL  60010

email: Laura@KnightMusicAcademy.com