Etobicoke Suzuki Music

Careers at ESM

P/T Suzuki Violin Instructor

Posted on March 6, 2022

Etobicoke Suzuki Music is an established, highly respected music school with comprehensive core and enrichment programs. We are seeking a part-time violin teacher to join our vibrant community.

Suzuki Violin instruction beginning September 2022, with emphasis on working with Pre-Twinkle and Books 1-3 students. Refer to "Salary" section for number of hours. Participation in faculty and program meetings and events is required.


  • Bachelor of Music; Master of Music in Performance preferred.
  • Completed SAA Suzuki Violin Book 4 teacher training or higher.
  • At least 2 years of professional teaching experience.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative team skills, high enthusiasm for teaching, and a love of working with children ages 3 & up.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

Competitive compensation based on qualifications and experience. This is a part-time position for an independent contractor. Will initially start with approximately 5 teaching hours per week, consisting of Suzuki group classes and private lessons, Pre-Twinkle to Book 3. Potential for additional teaching hours and for growth of studio.

To apply:
Please email your resume, cover letter, and 2 unlisted YouTube video links to:

Phone: No telephone enquiries, please.


About Etobicoke Suzuki Music

Etobicoke Suzuki Music is a non-profit school founded in 1982. It is recognized as one of the first and finest Suzuki programs in Canada.

At ESM, we want to bring the joy of learning music into the home of every family that we serve. The objective of ESM is to contribute to the community, in partnership with our families, through high-quality music education. In addition to fostering an ongoing appreciation of music, this education seeks to nurture the whole child by developing independence, discipline, and other life skills.

Our instrumental programs include violin, viola, and cello, with students ranging from Pre-Twinkle to Book 10 levels and beyond. We also have an early childhood (SECE) program for babies and toddlers. ESM's faculty members are professional musicians with university degrees in their disciplines and extensive training in the Suzuki method. We offer SAA teacher training courses and also faculty funding towards continued professional development.

Etobicoke Suzuki Music is located in a residential neighbourhood in the west end of Toronto, easily accessible from nearby major routes and close to public transportation.