Classroom Music Teacher | K-6 | 194 students
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School Woollahra
Commencement date: Term 1, 2024
Contract: Temporary, 0.2FTE (Thursdays)

About Sydney Catholic Schools

Holy Cross Catholic Primary School Woollahra is seeking an exceptional Music teacher to join our exciting Amadeus Music Program and make a positive impact on the lives of our students.

In joining Holy Cross Catholic Primary School Woollahra, you will be joining the Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) system and be part of the largest Catholic education community in NSW, with a unified vision and shared resources, encompassing over 145 schools and almost 73,000 students.

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.

About the school

Holy Cross Catholic Primary School Woollahra develops students to be lifelong learners. We believe that children should be happy as the first priority. We focus on the total development of the child – academic excellence matched by healthy wellbeing.

Our passionate teachers love working with children and this shows in the learning outcomes and in our wonderful community spirit. Parents are actively involved and the Catholic values that we all live reflect in the generous nature of our school. We inspire students to achieve their potential and realise a successful, fulfilling future.

What we offer

  • a competitive salary range – $85,000 – $122,100 (subject to accreditation level and teaching experience) 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.

Major Accountabilities

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.

Essential Criteria:

  • a Tertiary qualification in Primary or Secondary Education with extensive Music experience and/or qualifications, plus the ability to teach Dance and Drama
  • experience as a Classroom Music Teacher in Primary 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 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 talentacquisition@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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