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Piano Instructor

Music Lessons Arizona
Tempe, AZ
$19-$69 per hour
January 25, 2023


About the Company:

Owners Matt Friedland and Sherin Moustafa are professional musicians with extensive training, performing and teaching experience. In 2018, they merged their individual teaching businesses together and opened a music school called Music Lessons Arizona in South Tempe. MLA provides 1:1 training, coaching and group classes for piano, guitar, bass and drum students ranging from children to adults. Our piano curriculum is based in classical pedagogy and repertoire; our guitar, bass and drum curriculum is based in jazz, blues, rock, funk and popular musical styles.

Our mission is to cultivate the true musician and amazing person inside every passionate music student so they can become confident, creative, positive, and empowered individuals.

Our vision is to build a community of students who have a place to connect, learn and grow with other musicians so they can have personal fulfillment, collaborative skills, confidence and the work ethic to lead extraordinary lives and positively contribute to society.

Position Summary:

Music Lessons Arizona is hiring a piano instructor who is familiar with standard classical repertoire, has performance experience and loves working with children. No teaching experience is required, we offer paid training. MLA has a specific piano program and curriculum that teachers are to utilize when working with students.

Job duties:

Train students to develop effective practice habits, prepare students for public performances and competitions

Teach students proper piano playing technique, standard notation reading skills, rhythm counting, music history and music theory

Work with mostly beginner and intermediate level students

Exhibit a positive and energetic attitude when working with students

Clear communication skills with students and parents


At least 5 years of formal classical piano training

Ability to read standard music notation fluently

Experience working with children is ideal but not necessary

Computer literate

Reliable, punctual, professional, and dependable

Have excellent communication skills

Able to work in the USA

Have dependable transportation

Benefits & Wages:

Paid training, lesson/class preparation time, and staff meetings

Full-Time position with benefits available after 1 year of employment

Sponsorship of H-1B Visa with benefits available after 1 year of employment

Pay wage starting at $19.00 per hour, depending on experience

FLSA & Employment Status:

Part-Time Non-Exempt (20 to 30 hours per week)

After school

Monday to Friday

Weekend Availability

Music Lessons Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability, medical condition, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. By completing this application, you are seeking to join a team of hardworking professionals dedicated to consistently delivering outstanding service to our customers and contributing to the financial success of the organization, its clients, and its employees. Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons. Those applicants requiring accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should contact a management representative.