Teaching Opportunities at the Prince George Conservatory of Music

We are always happy to receive inquiries from musicians looking to teach in Prince George. We are currently actively seeking teachers for the following instruments:

Cello

Violin/fiddle

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with a passion for teaching all ages and levels of students. The ideal candidate will possess an accredited Bachelors of Music Degree (or will at the start date of the position) and/or ARCT and will have at least one year of teaching experience. Teachers should be willing to provide both in person and online lessons if needed. We teach to the standards of the Royal Conservatory of Music and encourage our students to perform in the district music festival each year and complete Conservatory level exams. Paid performance opportunities are available through our annual faculty concert series and community outreach programs. Financial compensation to support the candidate’s studio growth is provided. The start date for this position is September 1, 2023. Our school year runs September to June, 36 weeks, closing for school holidays. We offer a competitive teaching rate.

The Prince George Conservatory of Music is a non-profit music school and the largest music educator in Northern British Columbia, serving Prince George, Vanderhoof, Quesnel, and the Robson Valley since 1984. The PGCM is located on the traditional unceded territory of the Lheidli T'enneh. We have been a chapter member of the British Columbia Association of Community Music Schools since 1987.

PGCM teachers are employees and as such WCB and liability insurance are covered and teachers receive 4% vacation pay. The following bonuses are also included:

  • 2.5% health benefits
  • 33% reimbursement on sheet music
  • Free photocopying/printing for anything Conservatory-related
  • 30% reimbursement on technology related to teaching (up to $100 per year)
  • $250 per year for professional development as well as 50% coverage on additional training up to a maximum of $1000
  • 15% tuition discount for yourself and immediate family members
  • Paid performance opportunities (compensation varies)

Teachers choose their own schedule subject to the availability of studio space. New programs are welcome and are developed with input from the Artistic Director and Administrator. Other benefits of teaching at the Conservatory include:

  • Studio advertising
  • Paid student recitals and staff meetings
  • Collaboration with other teachers (performances and programming)
  • Administrative assistance - the Conservatory Administrator takes care of registration and payment from students

If you would like to become a part of our team at the Conservatory, please send a cover letter and resumé, with references, to the Prince George Conservatory of Music, attention Shoshanna Godber, Artistic Director, at pgconservatory@gmail.com. 

About Prince George, “the Gateway to the North.”

Situated on the traditional lands of the Lheidli T’enneh people, BC’s Northern Capital is truly a city at the hub of things. More than 120,000 people call Prince George and its surrounding rural areas home. It is a major centre for forestry activity, a service centre for several surrounding communities, and a key site for post-secondary education, through the University of Northern BC and the College of New Caledonia. Prince George arts organizations include the Prince George Symphony Orchestra, Theatre Northwest, Two Rivers Art Gallery and the PG Community Arts Council, to name just a few. 

Prince George is an affordable city with friendly, outgoing people. It boasts access to outdoor activities like mountain biking, skiing and water sports right outside your door. There are more than 120 parks in Prince George for you to enjoy. Walk, bike or roller blade along the 11-kilometre Heritage River Trail system that follows the rivers and wind through some of Prince George’s most scenic and historic sites.

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Upcoming Events

Poem- Harp & Flute concert 7 pm at Christian Reformed Church
Jun 14, 2024
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Jun 15, 2024

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