String Ensemble Director

Loreto Mandeville Hall (see more jobs from this school)

TOORAK, VIC


Instrumental Tuition

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.30 FTE)

Applications Close: 5 November 2021



<p>Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak is a Catholic Independent School that aims to be the leading girls’ school in Australia. Highly regarded for our pastoral care, academic, sporting, music and cultural programs, we educate women who will work towards positive social change. </p><p><br /></p><p>Our vision, to offer a Catholic education that liberates, empowers and motivates students, is supported by a strategic direction that incorporates the belief that staff are the most valuable and critical asset of the School. </p><p><br /></p><p><b>The Position </b></p><p>We are seeking a dynamic, committed music educator with a proven record of excellence in string ensemble direction and string teaching (violin, viola or violoncello). </p><p>The successful applicant will be involved in directing and assisting string ensembles across all Junior and Senior year levels. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to build a culture of success and enjoyment within students and the wider music department and be committed to professional development. </p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Responsibilities of the role will include: </b></p><ul><li>Conducting a variety of string ensembles as required, undertaking essential administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the ensembles </li><li>Choosing, arranging, preparing and organising materials to facilitate motivation, enjoyment and learning for each student in a variety of string ensembles </li><li>Assisting in a variety of string ensembles </li><li>Participating in rehearsals, concerts, workshops and Music camps </li><li>Preparing for and teaching individual and/or group lessons within the school </li><li>Monitoring, recording and reporting verbally, in written form and using technology, on the continuous progress of each student </li><li>Utilising appropriate technology to enhance teaching and learning </li><li>Maintaining accurate records of student attendance, student performance and progress </li><li>Working in a team in a vibrant Music Department </li></ul><p><br /></p><p><b>About You </b></p><p><b>To be successful in this position, it is essential that you have: </b></p><ul><li>Relevant tertiary music and/or music education degree</li><li>Proven expertise and an innovative and engaging approach to string teaching</li><li>An in-depth knowledge of the AMEB syllabus from beginner to advanced grades (violin, viola or violoncello)</li><li>A thorough knowledge of the VCE syllabus (violin, viola or violoncello)</li><li>Excellent performance and conducting skills</li><li>A dynamic manner, with the ability to relate well to students of all abilities</li><li>Excellent time management and organisational skills (including record-keeping and assessment)</li><li>A commitment to engendering excellence from your students</li><li>A collaborative approach with colleagues in planning and delivering programs</li><li>Proven experience in establishing and fostering relationships with students, staff and parents</li><li>Demonstrated desire to apply a growth mindset to professional development</li></ul><p>A current Teaching Registration (Victorian Institute of Teaching) or Working with Children Check (employee) and current National Criminal Record Check are essential requirements for this role. It is also preferred that you have current First Aid and CPR certificates, however these are not essential.</p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p>This position is part time (0.3 FTE- days negotiable), fixed term for the 2022 school year, commencing Term 1. </p><p>Please include a Cover Letter and Resume with your application. </p><p>If this sounds like the role for you then don’t hesitate, apply online now by clicking the ‘apply’ button. </p><p><br /></p><p><b>Applications close on Friday 5 November 2021 </b></p><p><br /></p><p><i>Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection. All potential employees and volunteers will be required to comply with the School&#39;s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct. Applicants will be required to undergo police and background checks in accordance with this policy. </i></p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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