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 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:

  • implementation and delivery of the SCS Music Education Program
  • leading and conduction instrumental/vocal ensembles – eg the school choir
  • working collaboratively with the Instrumental Tutors and Classroom Teachers at their schools and within their Network, to deliver quality Performing Arts Education, including public performances, and liturgical and special events
  • promoting and implementing Sydney Catholic Schools mission and vision To know and love Christ through learning and Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning
  • promoting and abiding by Sydney Catholic Schools values of empathy, curiosity, excellence, collaboration and truth.

Essential Criteria:

  • a Tertiary qualifications in Primary or Secondary Education with extensive Music experience and/or qualifications, plus the ability to teach Dance and Drama
  • experienced as a Classroom Music, Dance or Drama Teacher in Primary or Secondary schools
  • competence in Music Education with the ability to teach Dance and Drama including Composing, Performing and Appreciating
  • proven ability and willingness to lead vocal ensembles
  • an enthusiastic Educator, driven to inspire children to explore Music, Dance and Drama
  • practice informed by a knowledge of contemporary educational research on how students best learn
  • confident with the use of relevant technologies
  • demonstrated ability to contribute to high quality student performances
  • a willingness to support the Catholic ethos of Sydney Catholic Schools, and to contribute to music required for masses and liturgical celebrations when required.

Desirable: 

  • a current driver’s licence
  • a Baptised Catholic with demonstrated evidence of ongoing commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church and engagement in the life of a Catholic faith community such as a parish or an established community within the Catholic Church, as an expression of their relationship with Jesus Christ.

Application Process

To apply for this position please click the apply button and follow the prompts to complete your application.

Within your application please provide the following:

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

If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via hr.recruitment@syd.catholic.edu.au.

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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