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Private Music Instrument Tutor Job at Nova Pioneer

Tatu City, Kenya
Working hours: All private lessons will be scheduled during weekend afternoons.

Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Music Instrument Tutor to teach different kind of musical instruments to our students..

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

About Nova Pioneer

Imagine a world in which every young person across Africa attends a school that truly sets them up for success in the 21st century. A school that cares about individual students and allows them to explore the world around them. A school that focuses more on developing skills than on memorizing content.

At Nova Pioneer, we have done more than just imagine this future, we are bringing it to life. Nova Pioneer is a pan-African, independent network of schools offering high quality, accessible education from pre-primary through secondary school.

Nova Pioneer uses a unique, enquiry-based learning approach that encourages students to ask “why” instead of telling them the “what”. It allows them to form their own thinking through exploration, investigation and collaboration.

Nova Pioneer currently has 6 schools in South Africa and Kenya with a vision to launch 100 schools and reach tens of thousands of students across the African continent in the next decade. To learn more visit

Duties for the Music Instrument Tutor Job

As a private music teacher, you will need to:

  • Plan individual lessons and overall Schemes of Work for your students.
  • Teach individual and/or group lessons lasting between 30-45 minutes usually incorporating elements of general musicianship such as ear training and theory as well as instrumental technique and interpretation.
  • Arrange lesson schedules and enter students for examinations.
  • Develop your knowledge of materials and repertoire for students at different stages of their musical development.
  • Communicate with the school and parents* about the students’ lessons and progress.
  • Prepare students for performances, examinations, auditions and festivals.

Music Instrument Tutor Job Requirements

  • You have further teaching and/or performance and theory qualifications (ABRSM Grade level 6 and above).
  • You demonstrate musical competence and knowledge of your instrument plus a commitment to, and understanding of the teaching and learning process.
  • You have at least 1-2 years teaching experience.
  • You have musical and teaching ability;
  • You are patience, perseverance and excellent communication skills – much of your time is spent with a range of students at different musical levels, as well as with their parents.
  • You have high standards of professionalism and professional ethics.
  • You have excellent self-management and organizational skills.

How to Apply
Does working at Nova Pioneer excite you? If so, then apply now!

To apply, please complete the form on the right hand side of this page. We cannot process applications that are emailed to us.

Please note: Where a copy of your resume is required, copying and pasting from a formatted document e.g. Microsoft Word may not result in the formatting transferring correctly to the final resume. You are encouraged to attach your resume in Microsoft Word® or PDF format to protect formatting.

Applications for this role will close on 28th of November. All applications will be reviewed and applicants notified of next steps within a week after this closing date. There are a series of stages in the Nova Pioneer interview process and candidates will be moved forward in the process depending on their success in the previous stage. The process is as follows:

  • Phone interview: a short conversation to understand your skills and experience a little better.
  • Practical demonstration of what you can do: you will complete a written task or a demonstration related to the role you are applying for. Teachers participate in a half-day selection day at one of our campuses as well as deliver a lesson to a class.
  • In-person interviews: at this point you will visit one of our schools to meet the team and participate in a series of in-person interviews.
  • Final interview: you’ll have a final conversation with the hiring manager before decisions are made.

Working at Nova Pioneer

Nova Pioneer is a place where our people experience tremendous growth, fast! We invest heavily in the growth of our people because it leads to greater mastery in both us and our students. “Novaneers” work harder and work longer hours than most schools but as a result, the growth they experience is extraordinary.

We offer consistent and ongoing personal development and provide clear career pathways that ensure that our people are always achieving their personal and professional best. Nova Pioneer has a highly energetic, entrepreneurial environment where our people get to bring their creative and innovative ideas to life.

We look for people who are flexible and who are able to adapt and respond quickly to adversity with a positive, can-do attitude (there are no problems, only solutions!).

We welcome challenges and roll with the punches because it makes us, and our students, better. There is no problem too big for us! We bring infectious energy and enthusiasm to everything we do because joy fuels our work and learning. Read more about our culture principles here.

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