Violin Teacher

Date Posted: Feb 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 05, 2021
Start Date: Mar 06, 2021

Hourly From: $20/hr To $25/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Part-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Dixon Hall
Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services is a multi-service agency located in the heart of east downtown Toronto. For 92 years, we have been touching the lives of thousands of our community’s most vulnerable residents by providing a range of programs and services across every stage of life. 

Job Description

Dixon Hall Music School is currently welcoming applications from qualified candidates for the position of part-time Violin Teacher. We are looking for caring and enthusiastic individuals to join our team and become part of a progressive non-profit organization. Reporting to the Manager, Music School, the part-time Violin Teacher will provide music education to children and youth primarily from the Regent Park, Moss Park and South Cabbagetown community.

  • Provide an enjoyable and educational experience of music for every student.
  • Monitor student progress and adjust teaching methods and materials when necessary. 
  • Encourage and prepare students for recitals and concerts where appropriate and encourage them to make use of school resources such as instrument rentals, camps, etc.
  • Consult with parents on a regular basis.
  • Prepare students for Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) exams, performances, etc.
  • Submit completed student achievement reports in June, in a manner useful and constructive for parents and students.


  • Prior experience as a Violin teacher. 
  • Post-secondary education in music, Violin as a primary instrument. 
  • Musical and teaching ability. 
  • The ability to communicate well with people from all walks of life and from many cultural and social backgrounds. 
  • The ability to teach various styles of music and knowledge of different approaches to teaching music. 
  • High standards of professionalism and professional ethics. 
  • Strong English language written and verbal communication skills with a strong ability to exchange knowledge. 
  • Must be qualified to work in Canada. 
  • A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Check is required.

Additional Info:

Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services is committed to developing an inclusive selection process and work environment. If contacted for an interview, please advise the hiring manager if you require any accommodation during the interview process. The hiring process is governed by Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services Race Relations and Employment Equity Policies.

How to Apply:

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter as a single Word or PDF document to by March 5, 2021 at 4:30 pm, quoting Job ID #21-MSC-01 in the email “Subject” line.

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