Private High School - Vocal Music Teacher

Date Posted: Sep 13, 2021
Application Deadline: Dec 13, 2021
Start Date: Jan 12, 2021

Hourly From: $30/hr To $50/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Halton Region
City: Oakville
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative
Job Type: Part-time
Career Level: Doesn’t apply

Organization Description

Innovative Arts Inc.

With two locations, Innovative Arts produces high quality youth musical theatre productions in Toronto and Oakville. 

Job Description

 IADA is a Part Time Provate Arts High School for Youth to earn credits in Musical Theatre while still attending their reguar high schools. It is an afterschool program that encourages youth to explore musical theatre in a unique and specialized way. 

At IADA, the Vocal Music Teacher (VMT) will co-create and teach a course in Vocal Music for the Spring and Fall Terms in order to help students gain their Arts Credits for their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. In the Spring will teach Voice, Choral, Music Theatre and Creation as a part of the Music Theatre: Vocal Music course (AMT) and in the Fall, the VMT will teach music in storytelling as a part of the Music Theatre: Drama Course (ADB). The VMT will also Music Direct the IADA Musical performance.

IADA Students attend classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 14 Weeks. 

Duties and responsibilities

Teach/Create at IA and IADA
Prepare material prior to classes
Build professional but personal relationships with each student, understanding their strengths and weaknesses to challenge them appropriately.
Help facilitate a seamless transition of students from one instructor to the next by knowing and communicating the daily rehearsal/class schedule.
Take ownership of the needs of the department by communicating them effectively to the team
Adapt to many skill levels and age groups
Adapt and Teach the Ontario Arts Curriculum for the IADA Musical Theatre Focus Courses

Build a strong sense of self-worth, high personal goals and teamwork.
Help each student understand their character and ensure memorization deadlines are upheld
Build confidence by reinforcing successful moments
Instill a greater love and appreciation of the performing arts

Plan fun and effective activities/curriculum
Prepare Lesson Plans, Assessments, Success Criteria and Resources for classes
Prepare content for the students learning materials
Help coordinate data management and respond to emails of all parties involved


Qualifications include:
Extensive training and/or professional experience in Music, Voice, and Musical Theatre
Classroom management skills
Organizational skills
Previous teaching experience required
OCT (Ontario College of Teachers) certification ideal but not required

Additional Info:

There may be oppourtunities for the chosen candidate to teach in the Fall 2021 for the current IADA Students, with classes taking place on Thursday Evenings. 

How to Apply:

Kindly email your CV and a brief explanation of why you would be a promising candidate to

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