Join the Yamaha Team at Sonata School Of Music
Looking for a career teaching motivated students? Maybe teaching the Yamaha way, is the way for you?
If you are interested, please send your resume via email to us at
Candidates interested in a career as a Yamaha Music School teacher must pass the screening process and meet the current staffing needs of the school. Potential candidates will be invited for an audition/interview where they will be required to sing and play.
The next step involves the teacher candidates successfully completing the Teacher Candidate Evaluation (TCE) - which consists of performance and written tests. Successful candidates will be invited to attend training at Yamaha Seminar A.
This seminar is held semi-annually in Toronto. In addition to classroom activities, teachers will be involved in many activities and performance opportunities with their students such as concerts, festivals and exams.
Skills required for a Yamaha Music School teacher:
- Strong playing/sight reading
- Sing confidently & in pitch while playing
- Dynamic classroom manner
- Strong music fundamentals
(sense of pitch, rhythm, harmony)
- Musical creativity
- Good knowledge of theory and harmony
- Familiarity with electronic keyboards
Attributes required by a Yamaha Music School teacher:
- Friendly, caring manner
- Results oriented
- Hard working
- Team player
- Strong client service orientation
- Eager to learn & open to new ideas
- Motivating personality
Yamaha teachers are versatile professionals trained and certified by Yamaha in the most recent and well-researched teaching techniques. These dedicated individuals are part of the Yamaha team, providing each student with the opportunity to enjoy learning and playing music.
Teachers' Seminars and Research
The success of any music education is dependent upon the excellence of the music instructors. The Yamaha Music Education System therefore begins with intense teacher training held semi-annually in Toronto. In-class observations also ensure top quality. Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. is committed to training qualified teachers with the latest developments in music education through seminars held locally, nationally and internationally.