Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Classroom Music Teacher to join our growing Amadeus Music Education Program. We are looking for an exceptional individual to deliver quality Music Education at one of our schools in Bankstown (0.6FTE).

Reporting to the School Principal, you will be responsible for providing excellence in the teaching and learning of music.

Major Accountabilities

Your major accountabilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Delivery of the SCS Music program in the classroom
  • Partnering and collaborating with various stakeholders including Instrumental Tutors and Classroom Teachers to organise performances and music for school events
  • Assisting with the distribution and collection of instruments to students
  • Maintaining a high level of accountability for the teaching of students and overall learning of music

Essential Criteria:

  • An enthusiastic Music Educator, driven to inspire children to explore music in the areas of listening, composing and performing
  • Ability and willingness to lead instrumental or vocal ensembles in their area of expertise
  • Ability to incorporate aspects of Drama and Dance outcomes into class activities utilising the comprehensive Amadeus programs
  • Practice informed by a knowledge of contemporary educational research on how students best learn
  • Confident with the use of relevant technologies
  • Tertiary qualifications in the area of Music Education or Primary Education with extensive Music teaching experience and/or qualifications
  • Experience as a Classroom Music Teacher in Primary or Secondary schools
  • Ability to contribute to high-quality student performances
  • Willingness to work outside regular school hours (eg for performances or eisteddfods)
  • Experienced and skilled musician
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the Music Faculty across schools
  • A willingness to support the Catholic ethos of Sydney Catholic Schools, and to contribute to music required for masses and liturgical celebrations when required

Application Process

To apply for this position please click on the APPLY NOW button.

Within your application please provide the following:

  • A one-page Cover Letter which outlines how you meet the criteria above
  • A resume

Additionally, we have another school seeking a Classroom Music Teacher in Panania (0.8). To find out more information about this role, please click HERE.

If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via

Working with Children Check

This role is classified as a child-related work endeavour and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.

COVID-19 Vaccination Evidence

Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) is committed to ensuring the safety of our staff, students and school communities. In line with SCS’ COVID-19 Policy, all staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or subsequent variants) or have an approved medical contraindication which prevents them from receiving any dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine in order to work at or with a school, in central office or at any other location at which work is carried out by SCS. Compliance with this policy and providing evidence of vaccination is an essential requirement of employment.

Our Mission

To know and love Christ through learning

Our Vision

To foster thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching

Our Values

Empathy, curiosity, excellence, collaboration and truth.

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