Classroom Music Teacher – St Michael’s Catholic Primary School Lane Cove
Classroom Music Teacher | K-6 | 524 students
St Michael’s Catholic Primary School Lane Cove
Commencement date: Term 2, 2024
Contract: Part-time (0.88 FTE), Temporary

Join us in shaping the future of our students!

Be part of St Michael’s Catholic Primary School Lane Cove’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 Michael’s Catholic Primary School Lane Cove prepares students for an ever-changing world by providing skills for life. We encourage academic performance in an environment of innovation. Critical and creative thinking are central pillars of our teaching, and the social and emotional development of students is given equal focus.

Close connections with the community and parish ensures that St Michael’s is an all-embracing and all-welcoming school.

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.

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

  • implementation and delivery of the SCS Music Education Program
  • leading and conducting 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.

You will have attained:

  • tertiary qualification 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
  • demonstrated effective communication skills and capacity to work with our leadership team to provide the best possible educational experiences for our students
  • a willingness to support the Catholic ethos of Sydney Catholic Schools, and to contribute to music required for masses and liturgical celebrations when required.
  • an Employee ID registration number with Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) or a commitment to Register to Teach in SCS.

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
  • experience teaching K-6 Curriculum music.

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 talent.acquisitiont@syd.catholic.edu.au.

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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