Career Opportunities

The VCM is a great place to work and we thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful applicants for positions at the Victoria Conservatory of Music must undertake a current Criminal Record review.

All current opportunities are listed in the tabs on this page.

Please Note:  While we happily accept open applications, we reserve the right to only contact applicants who may be of interest to the VCM.  

Thank you for your interest in the career opportunities at the Victoria Conservatory of Music!

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VCM Faculty Job Posting:

Classical Trumpet

part-time CONTRACT POSITION

Department of Winds and Brass, Ann & George Nation Conservatory School of Classical Music

[Download a PDF copy of this posting.]

The Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) offers excellent and innovative programs for students of all ages and levels, delivered by the VCM’s highly experienced faculty of over 120 members, and represented through six program areas, including The George and Ann Nation Conservatory School of Classical Music (CSCM).  Within the CSCM, and its department of Winds and Brass, headed by Emily Nagelbach, a trumpet instructor is sought to teach at the Downtown and/or Westhills locations of the VCM.

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished performer with a strong background in solo, chamber, and ensemble trumpet performance, and will have previous experience in teaching studio lessons in trumpet.  As a member of the VCM Winds and Brass Department, the successful candidate must possess a broad and fluent range of knowledge of standard materials for instruction of this discipline, from beginner to advanced, and should be able to demonstrate a level and standard of recognized expertise within this area.

As a member of the VCM Faculty, supported by VCM new student recruitment strategies, instructors are encouraged to promote their teaching for the VCM, as part of managing a successful teaching studio, and which may include organizing studio recitals, and collaborating with VCM faculty as a whole. Successful applicants will have a strong desire to be part of a team of dedicated teachers and will be interested in encouraging their students to participate in relevant VCM program opportunities, such as masterclasses, recitals, and special events.  Winds & Brass faculty are encouraged to work with their Department Head to develop recruitment opportunities and strategies and create programs which meet the artistic and pedagogical goals of faculty and the musical and social development of students.

Terms of Employment:  Independently Contracted Service Provider on annual renewable part-time contract

Compensation:  Based on pay grid system associated with corresponding Tuition Fee levels, mutually set by the instructor and the Department Head.

Location: Downtown (900 Johnson Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 3N4) and/or Westhills (210 – 1314 Lakepoint Way, Langford, BC, V9B 0L9)

Requirements:

  • Education:  A recognized music credential, BMus, Master’s Degree preferred, or commensurate with performance, education, and teaching experience
  • Experience:  At least two years as an active performer and teacher of school-age children and adults
  • Start Date:  Immediately

Application deadline: January 3, 2021 Extended to January 17 2021

To apply:

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and relevant supporting materials via email to the Office of the Dean:

dean@vcm.bc.ca

The VCM thanks in advance all who apply for this position, however only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted.

VCM Faculty Job Posting:

Classical Saxophone

part-time CONTRACT POSITION

Department of Winds and Brass, Ann & George Nation Conservatory School of Classical Music

[Download a PDF copy of this posting.]

The Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) offers excellent and innovative programs for students of all ages and levels, delivered by the VCM’s highly experienced faculty of over 120 members, and represented through six program areas, including The George and Ann Nation Conservatory School of Classical Music (CSCM).  Within the CSCM, and its department of Winds and Brass, headed by Emily Nagelbach, a saxophone instructor is sought to teach at the Downtown and/or Westhills locations of the VCM.

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished performer with a strong background in solo, chamber, and ensemble saxophone performance, and will have previous experience in teaching studio lessons in saxophone.  As a member of the VCM Winds and Brass Department, the successful candidate must possess a broad and fluent range of knowledge of standard materials for instruction of this discipline, from beginner to advanced, and should be able to demonstrate a level and standard of recognized expertise within this area.

As a member of the VCM Faculty, supported by VCM new student recruitment strategies, instructors are encouraged to promote their teaching for the VCM, as part of managing a successful teaching studio, and which may include organizing studio recitals, and collaborating with VCM faculty on a whole. Successful applicants will have a strong desire to be part of a team of dedicated teachers and will be interested in encouraging their students to participate in relevant VCM program opportunities, such as masterclasses, recitals, and special events.  Winds & Brass faculty are encouraged to work with their Department Head to develop recruitment opportunities and strategies and create programs which meet the artistic and pedagogical goals of faculty and the musical and social development of students.

Terms of Employment:  Independently Contracted Service Provider on annual renewable part-time contract

Compensation:  Based on pay grid system associated with corresponding Tuition Fee levels, mutually set by the instructor and the Department Head.

Location: Downtown (900 Johnson Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 3N4) and/or Westhills (210 – 1314 Lakepoint Way, Langford, BC, V9B 0L9)

Requirements:

  • Education:  A recognized music credential, BMus, Master’s Degree preferred, or commensurate with performance, education, and teaching experience
  • Experience:  At least two years as an active performer and teacher of school-age children and adults
  • Start Date:  Immediately

Application deadline: January 3, 2021 Extended to January 17 2021

To apply:

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and relevant supporting materials via email to the Office of the Dean:

dean@vcm.bc.ca

The VCM thanks in advance all who apply for this position, however only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted.