Instrumental Music Lead

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: Music
Job Location: Greater Los Angeles Area

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s partner school in the Greater Los Angeles Area is seeking an experienced Instrumental Music Lead to start August 2022.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher
  • At least five years of professional music performance experience
  • At least five years of teaching experience

More about this role…


  • Teach/co-teach up to 5 music classes from the beginning level through an advanced Jazz Combo level including a multi-level Jazz Theory Class during the elective period (8th Period, etc.)
  • Collaborate with and work as part of the Performing Arts Department Leadership Team, which includes the Faculty Leads for Vocal Music, Theater and Dance
  • Lead, coordinate and collaborate with the team of Music Mentors (professional performers and teachers who provide private lessons to the Windward students in the Music program)
  • Co-Produce several school concerts during the year (generally two Middle School and two Upper School concerts per year)
  • Co-Produce our open mic “Coffee House” events, two per year