Part-Time Piano Instructor Wanted!

Nobu Sakurai Piano Studios is looking for a part-time Piano Instructor!


  • English (Required)
  • Work authorization (Required)
  • Teaching: 1+ years (Preferred)

Full Job Description


  • enthusiastic, knowledgeable, patient, engaging, versatile, and passionate piano teacher for beginning and intermediate students ages 5 and older
  • music degree preferred, but not required; must demonstrate piano proficiency by playing either during interview or in pre-recorded video (audio alone will not be accepted); may be asked to sight-read intermediate repertoire
  • prior educational experience or any experience with children is preferred, but not required; must enjoy working with all ages (especially children) and learning styles

Lesson types

  • in-person and virtual
  • private: one student, 30 minutes
  • semiprivate: two students, 30 minutes, can be taught together or separately
  • group: three students, 30 minutes, can be taught together or separately


  • mainly Alfred’s Basic Piano Library
  • other repertoire accepted if beneficial to students’ progress
  • music theory
  • technical exercises
  • ear training
  • annual video performances

Job Type: Part-time

COVID-19 considerations:

  • masks
  • temperature checks
  • diligent sanitization of pianos, chairs, tables, and other touched surfaces
  • no coming in sick
  • virtual instruction when necessary

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Pearl City, HI 96782: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have any experience working with children, whether individually or in groups? Please share.
  • Please tell us about your musical background, particularly your piano studies.
  • Please provide a resume.


  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work Location: One location