Piano Teacher

Department: Music Department

Supervisor: Head of Department and Academic Vice Principal

Position Start Date: July 2023

Position Description: Piano specialist to teach individual lessons and assist with ensembles (Gr 4-12 students) within the IB Middle Years and Diploma Programs.

Preferred Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Music Education (or equivalent), B.Ed. desirable
  • Teachers Certificate or Diploma from ABRSM/TCL or equivalent in the specialized instrument

Professional Experience

  • At least three years of  teaching experience in a multi-cultural or international context with students of different age groups desirable
  • Preference will be given to applicants with the ability to play and teach an instrument apart from specialty are

Professional Skills

  • Dedicated to student learning
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player with ability to delegate and coordinate work
  • Willing to work creatively with available materials/ resources
  • Able to create and teach interdisciplinary lessons
  • Understand the developmental characteristics, differences in learning styles and intelligences and adapt lesson planning and teaching appropriately
  • Capacity to support the goals and mission of KIS through his/her personal philosophy


  • Support KIS guiding principles
  • Teach up to 75% out of total instructional periods in a 5-day cycle.
  • Preparation,  marking,  report  writing  and  all  other  administration  related  to  the  teaching  of  the subject(s)
  • Participate in departmental meetings, planning, in-service training activities and invigilation duties as required by the Head of Department or Coordinators
  • Be available to conference with students out of class
  • Promptly  pass  information  to  advisors, residential Parents  and  Coordinators  when  student’s  attendance, academic performance or behavior is praiseworthy or giving cause for concern
  • To  be  available  for  work  on  campus  in  good  time  to  complete  all  necessary  preparations  and meetings  before  the  start  of  the  term
  • To hand-over all relevant material l to the HoD/Coordinator upon departure from KIS
  • To  respect  the  confidential  nature  of  discussions  at  staff  meetings  and  other  contexts  in  which sensitive  information  is  likely  to  be  communicated  –  particularly  in  terms  of  interaction  with students
  • Support residential life of the school by chaperoning activities, clubs, field trips, camp, long weekend field day etc., and being advisor to a group of students
  • Fulfill other duties as required by the Head of department/Vice Principal/Principal

Application Process:

  1. Download Application Form >> KIS Academic Position Application Form
  2. Fill-in the required information
  3. Use the form below to submit your application along with your resume

Please note that applications that do not include the application form and a resume will not be considered. 



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