Classroom Music Teacher – St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Primary School Arncliffe

Classroom Music Teacher | K-6 | 289 students
St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Primary School Arncliffe
Commencement date: Term 2, 2024
Contract: Part-time (0.6 FTE), Temporary

Join us in shaping the future of our students!

Be part of St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Primary School Arncliffe’s dedicated team, shaping the next generation with quality education and unwavering values. Apply now and embrace an exciting journey of teaching and professional growth.

Position Highlights

The successful applicant will join the school with a focus on providing quality Catholic education, maximising student outcomes by offering a rich, relevant and holistic curriculum that is student-centred, flexible and challenging.

This part-time role is scheduled to commence on 29 April 2024. We welcome applications from recent graduates as well (if applicable).

About the school

St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Primary School Arncliffe is a welcoming community that delivers strong academic results. Students have high expectations of themselves and respect for one another in an inclusive and innovative school environment. In partnership with parents and our parish, we strive to nurture curious, empathetic and collaborative problem solvers, confident in their faith and capabilities to live a life of promise in a rapidly changing world.

A positive approach to learning is embodied by our collaborative, professional staff who know every child individually. Coupled with our diverse co-curricular opportunities provided at St Francis Xavier’s, we cater for all students’ passions as we prepare them to be confident and creative global citizens.

Why work for Sydney Catholic Schools

In joining Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS), you will be part of the largest Catholic education community in NSW, with a unified vision and shared resources, encompassing over 145 schools and over 74,000 students. We enable job mobility across the system, diverse career opportunities and an extensive suite of professional development programs. 

SCS is recognised for outstanding student achievement, with 9 schools in the top 100 of the HSC rankings and 17 schools placing in the top 150. We focus on enabling a quality preschool to post-school learning journey for every child, supported by a team of dedicated educators and caregivers.

In addition, we offer:

  • a competitive salary of $85,000-$122,100 per annum plus superannuation
  • salary packaging of up to $15,900 annually
  • up to 25% discount on school fees for parents of SCS students
  • ongoing training and development opportunities
  • flexible working arrangements
  • discounts on gym classes and memberships, activewear, healthy meals, and wellbeing products
  • generous Employee Referral Program.

About you

As a Classroom Music Teacher, you work to ensure every student reaches their full potential through high-quality, collaborative and engaging pedagogy.

To excel in this role, you will be able to:

  • create and implement engaging, rigorous planned learning experiences catering to the diverse needs of student 
  • have a sound knowledge in developing a K-6 Curriculum and the application of effective learning pedagogies
  • utilise formative and summative assessments to drive student progress
  • employ a data-informed approach to setting challenging learning objectives and providing constructive feedback
  • support the inclusive Catholic religious and cultural environment for students
  • demonstrate excellent classroom management skills focused on student well-being
  • integrate technology to enhance contemporary learning experiences.

You will have attained:


  • a Tertiary qualification in Education
  • eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
  • an Employee ID registration number with Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) or a commitment to Register to Teach in SCS.

Application Process

To apply for this position please click APPLY 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

Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

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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.


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