Cello Instructor Job Opportunity

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 CELLO 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 cello lessons for ages 5 years through adult at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of study
  • Teach weekly group cello classes (Suzuki only)
  • Attend faculty and curriculum meetings
  • Attend student recitals


  • Minimum of B.A. or B.M. in cello performance or B.S. or B.M.E. with cello concentration; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of book 1 Suzuki training, or willingness to obtain training, a plus
  • One or more years of experience in teaching cello
  • 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