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GC Retail Instructor Store 842

Job ID: 16436
Job Type: Part-time
Location: Fairfax, VA
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2024

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Job Description

Why Guitar Center? Here's just some of the rewards:

For our employees who are musicians we offer the unique opportunity of gig leave--take time off to share your music with the world and return to your job after your tour! Guitar Center offers robust benefits and perks, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plus company match, mental health support, paid sick/holiday/vacation time, employee discount program, and tuition reimbursement options.


Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging staff to find their own individual sound. Our mission is to develop and nurture lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the joy that comes from creating music. We believe in creating inclusive environments that put our customers first all the while fulfilling our mission.

As an Instructor, you will be responsible for teaching music lessons to students according to the Guitar Center Lessons curriculum. You will work to increase student count ensuring each student continues to grow, develop, and enjoys playing music all while nurturing our culture of integrity, inclusion, musical passion, and respect.

A few special characteristics that make our Instructors successful:

  • Musical Passion: Able to motivate your students and share your passion of music through teaching.
  • Student Focused: Understands your student's needs and be able to provide an excellent student experience. Is approachable, genuine, knowledgeable, encouraging, passionate, and committed to helping students.
  • Initiative: Able to identify opportunities & issues and follow through on the curriculum to capitalize or resolve them.
  • Interpersonal Communication: Able to communicate through various means (written and verbal) with diverse, individuals, including internal and external stakeholders at all levels in a clear, concise, positive, and courteous manner.
  • Organizational Skills: Able to utilize time, energy, and resources to manage priorities, stay on track, and achieve goals.
  • Adaptable: Able to be at ease with a fast-paced environment and change direction and priorities without cause.

As our Instructor, you will:

  • Teach students utilizing the Guitar Center Lessons Curriculum
  • Communicate with students or parents of students on progress of each student (where applicable)
  • Assist with customer service issues as needed, helping to maintain long term students by creating a great experience
  • Additional duties as assigned

Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job?related requirements.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling 1?818-735-8800 ext. 2862 or by sending an email to [email protected].



  • 3+ years of work experience in Music, Education, or related field or Bachelor's Degree
  • Ability to pass Guitar Center specific training and certifications
  • Skilled ability to demonstrate competency and proficiency in the area they will be teaching (Drums, Guitar, Keyboard)
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