Classroom Music Teacher - St Patrick's, Sutherland

St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Sutherland


Primary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Music

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 28 October 2022

<p><br> <strong>Classroom Music Teacher | K-6 | 551 students</strong><br> <a href="">St Patrick's Catholic Primary School Sutherland</a><br> <strong>Commencement date:</strong> Term 1, 2023<br> <strong>Contract:</strong> Part-time, 3 year contract<br> <br><strong> About Sydney Catholic Schools</strong><br> <br> Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Classroom Music Teacher to join our growing Amadeus Music Education Program. Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. SCS continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with over 150 schools, more than 71,000 students,10,000 staff and a large alumni community.<br> <br> <strong>About the school</strong><br> <br> At St Patrick's Catholic Primary School Sutherland, we focus on the development of the whole child and strive to provide opportunities for our students to excel in all areas, encompassed by a safe and nurturing environment. The learning opportunities provided by the highly skilled and dedicated staff here value the unique passions and gifts of every child and ensure they receive a contemporary education with the skills needed for an ever changing world.<br> <br> Academic outcomes are excellent and are matched by our emphasis on the well-being of our whole community - students, teachers and parents. A very close relationship with parents and the parish community provides a strong foundation that makes St Patrick's an excellent choice for the education of our children.<br> <br> <strong>Major Accountabilities</strong><br> <br> Your major accountabilities will include, but are not limited to:</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><strong>Essential Criteria:</strong></p> <ul> <li>a Tertiary qualifications in Primary or Secondary Education with extensive Music experience and/or qualifications, plus the ability to teach Dance and Drama</li> <li>experienced 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></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<br></strong><br> To apply for this position please click <a href=";Action=U&amp;FOCUS=Applicant&amp;SiteId=2&amp;JobOpeningId=2391&amp;PostingSeq=1">HERE </a>and follow the prompts to complete your application.<br> <br> Within your application please provide the following:</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><strong> Working with Children Check</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> <strong>Our Mission</strong><br> <em>To know and love Christ through learning</em><br> <br> <strong>Our Vision</strong><br> <em>To foster thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching</em><br> <br> <strong>Our Values</strong><br> <em>Empathy, curiosity, excellence, collaboration and truth.</em><br> </p>
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