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Full-Time Music Teacher
Newington College The College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic full time K-6 Music teacher to commence in Term 3 at our Wyvern Preparatory Campus in Stanmore.
This role is initially a temporary position for 6 months, with the potential to go permanent. We are specifically looking for an outstanding primary music classroom specialist with a strong instrumental background who can contribute to the co-curricular program.
An ability and willingness to contribute to the pastoral care and co-curricular program will be required. All staff must be supportive of the Christian ethos of the College. It would be a bonus (but not essential) if the successful candidate is a competent piano accompanist.
Music at Wyvern is exceptionally strong with all students (K-6) involved in class music lessons and choral activities. In addition, all students in Year 2 and Year 3 learn to play a string, woodwind brass or percussion instrument in small groups as part of the Prep schools’ instrumental program.
There are a number of co-curricular ensembles at the Prep schools including choir, concert band, string, percussion and jazz groups. Over 250 students receive individual tuition from visiting peripatetic music staff.
To be successful in this role: You will be a registered teacher by the NSW Educational Standards Authority (NESA) with appropriate teaching and tertiary music qualifications. have knowledge of the Orff Schulwerk and/or Kodaly method be a dynamic, innovative and successful classroom practitioner have an excellent understanding of the learning needs of primary aged boys engage boys in a vibrant Prep School education program at all levels utilise appropriate technologies to enhance student learning work effectively as a member of an enthusiastic team show genuine care for students and a strong commitment to proving a safe and supportive learning environment enthusiastically participate in the school’s co-curricular program
Applications close Monday 11 July 2022
Music Tutor - Violin/Viola
Brighton Grammar School We are currently seeking a talented and accomplished Violin/Viola Tutor to join the Strings team within our highly regarded Music Department. Note: the successful incumbent will be required to work on a Wednesday from 7.30am to 2.45pm. As our Violin/Viola Tutor you will be responsible for delivering lessons in the Violin/Viola to students of a variety of ages across our Junior and Secondary Schools. Involvement in additional Creative Arts projects may be required from time to time, as is the ability to be actively involved in all areas of the Music program of the School. Key requirements for this role include:
Relevant skills and experience in musicianship and tutelage of the Violin/Viola, with experience in a school environment being highly desirable.
Advanced skills as a Violin/Viola Tutor.
Current experience tutoring students (all levels) in accordance with the VCE and/or AMEB syllabi.
A demonstrated ability to develop positive relationships with students that build and maintain student engagement.
Experience conducting orchestral or string ensembles is highly desirable.
A current Working with Children Check and evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status is essential for this position.
Visiting Music Teacher - Cello
Wesley College Melbourne Wesley College Melbourne, a school of the Uniting Church, established in 1866, is one of Australia's leading and most respected co-educational independent schools. With an enrolment of 3,400 students from ECLC to Year 12, it comprises three metropolitan campuses in Melbourne, at St Kilda Road, Glen Waverley and Elsternwick, outdoor education sites at Chum Creek, Mallana and Lochend, a Year 9 residential campus at Clunes, and the Yiramalay /Wesley Studio School in the Kimberley, Western Australia. Applications are invited from experienced and passionate cello tutors for this sessional position. This position begins in Term 3 2022 for approximately 6 hours per week, offered as part-time or casual. The applicant should have experience teaching instrumental music from Year 4 to Year 12.
Balcombe Grammar School We are seeking expressions of interest from Violin/Cello teacher to develop a beginner ensemble program and provide instrumental lessons to students in both the Primary and Secondary School. The role involves recruiting students, promoting instrumental music, teaching individual and shared lessons and assisting with various school events throughout the year. There is currently approximately three hours of teaching which we will be supporting to increase. The successful candidate should:
Demonstrate success in teaching individual and shared lessons with experience across all year levels
Be experienced with strategies to recruit new players
Be familiar with working within a school environment
Have a proven ability to engage with students at all levels of competency
Hold suitable tertiary qualifications in music or education and either be VIT registered or hold a current Working With Children Check
If you are interested in expressing interest for these roles, please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees via the Seek website. Applications close Sunday 17 July 2022
Instrumental Music Teacher- mount Isa
Education Queensland Mount Isa School of the Air is looking for a Strings Teacher for 2023 and beyond. You would be based at our wonderful school, teaching online to our students in isolated classrooms, but also servicing some of the local mainstream schools in Mount Isa. You would be part of an already established and thriving instrumental community and supported locally and by a regional music coordinator. If you would like further information, please message or email me on firstname.lastname@example.org
St Paul’s School Six month contract for two days of violin and viola teaching. Individual lessons and one group lesson. Students between Year 2 - Year 7
Professor of Violin (artistic professorship)
University of the Arts / Sibelius Academy The main duties of the professor of violin:
Plans, fosters, and develops the training of violinists in cooperation with other faculty members within the university Promotes the field of violin music and violin music education taking into account the perspectives of both soloist and orchestral and chamber music activities by bringing together teachers and experts of various fields of violin music Builds an inspiring learning and working environment for the students and teachers of violin music Establishes and maintains international and domestic networks Promotes cooperation within the field, including music schools, arts institutes, orchestras, and festivals Provides students with study guidance and supports them in transition into working life Participates in the student admissions process and study assessments Contributes to the development of international violin student recruitment Carries out high-level artistic work The total annual working time in a full-time professor position is 1,612 hours, of which 386 hours are designated to contact teaching. A full-time professor position requires regular and active participation in the activities of the university community and the music life of the Helsinki metropolitan area. In addition, the professor has administrative duties associated with the post, such as participating in the development and quality-assurance processes as well as in the work of the university’s administrative bodies as necessary.