Classroom Music Teacher - Menai

Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Menai


Primary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Dance , Drama , Music

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.80 FTE)

Applications Close: 21 December 2023

<p><img src="" alt="" width="186" height="150" /><br /> <br />Classroom Music Teacher - Holy Family Catholic Primary School Menai<br /> <br /><strong>Classroom Music Teacher | K-6 | 802 students</strong><br /><a href="">Holy Family Catholic Primary School Menai</a><br /><strong>Commencement date: Term 1, 2024</strong><br /><strong>Contract:</strong> Temporary, part-time (0.8FTE) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /><strong>About Sydney Catholic Schools</strong><br /><br />Holy Family Catholic Primary School Menai is seeking an exceptional Music teacher to join our exciting Amadeus Music Program and make a positive impact on the lives of our students.<br /><br />In joining Holy Family, 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 more than 72,000 students.<br /><br />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.<br /><br /><strong>About the school</strong><br /><br />Holy Family Catholic Primary School Menai offers a dynamic curriculum in a contemporary learning environment. We are well-resourced with modern technology and open playgrounds, and provide many opportunities in the creative and performing arts and sports. <br /><br />At Holy Family, we focus on ensuring that students of all abilities and backgrounds receive an individualised education which meets their needs and ignites their curiosity and creativity in a faith-filled and supportive environment.<br /><br /><strong>What we offer</strong><br /> </p> <ul> <li>a competitive salary range - $85,000 - $122,100 (subject to accreditation level and teaching experience), and salary packaging of up to $15,900 annually</li> <li>up to 25% discount on school fees for parents of SCS students</li> <li>professional development and progression opportunities</li> <li>generous Employee Referral Program</li> <li>health and wellbeing initiatives and resources, including voice care programs</li> <li>flexible working arrangements.</li> </ul> <p><br /><strong>Major Accountabilities</strong><br /><br />Your major accountabilities will include, but are not limited to:<br /> </p> <ul> <li>implementation and delivery of the SCS Music Education Program</li> <li>leading and conducting instrumental/vocal ensembles - eg the school choir</li> <li>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</li> <li>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</li> <li>promoting and abiding by Sydney Catholic Schools values of empathy, curiosity, excellence, collaboration and truth.</li> </ul> <p><br /><strong>Essential Criteria:</strong><br /> </p> <ul> <li>a Tertiary qualification in Primary or Secondary Education with extensive Music experience and/or qualifications, plus the ability to teach Dance and Drama</li> <li>experience as a Classroom Music, Dance or Drama Teacher in Primary or Secondary schools</li> <li>competence in Music Education with the ability to teach Dance and Drama including Composing, Performing and Appreciating</li> <li>proven ability and willingness to lead vocal ensembles</li> <li>an enthusiastic Educator, driven to inspire children to explore Music, Dance and Drama</li> <li>practice informed by a knowledge of contemporary educational research on how students best learn</li> <li>confident with the use of relevant technologies</li> <li>demonstrated ability to contribute to high quality student performances</li> <li>a willingness to support the Catholic ethos of Sydney Catholic Schools, and to contribute to music required for masses and liturgical celebrations when required.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Desirable:</strong> <br /> </p> <ul> <li>a current driver's licence</li> <li>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.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Application Process</strong><br /> <br />To apply for this position please click APPLY and follow the prompts to complete your application.<br /> <br />Within your application please provide the following:<br /> </p> <ul> <li>a one-page Cover Letter which outlines how you meet the criteria above</li> <li>current resume.</li> </ul> <p>If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via <a href=""></a>. <br /> <br /><br /><strong>Statement of Commitment to Child Safety</strong><br /><br /><a href="">Click here </a>to access SCS' Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and join us in creating a culture of child safety and wellbeing. <br /><br /><strong>Working with Children Check<br /></strong><br />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.<br /> <br /><br /><br /><br /> <br /> </p>
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