P-6 Music Teacher (Choral Specialist)

Loreto Mandeville Hall


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.50 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>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 passionate Teacher to join our dedicated team, to teach Preparatory to Year 6, as a Music Teacher. </p><p>This role will facilitate, support and enhance student learning, covering a range of Music curriculum in our strong Kodály based singing Music School program. It will lead and inspire a wide cross section of ensembles with particular emphasis on Choral direction in Junior and Middle Years. </p><p>It is expected that this role will interact frequently with our extensive instrumental programs run across various year levels and aid the continued growth of our Co-curricular Music program. This role may also be involved in directing and assisting Music ensembles across the School, from P-12 as required. </p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Responsibilities of the role will include: </b></p><ul><li>Teaching Classroom Music to students in Preparatory to Year 6 </li><li>Teaching and directing Choral ensembles from Preparatory to Year 8 </li><li>Assisting in the development and implementation of a Kodály based Junior School Music program </li><li>Working collaboratively with instrumental staff in the implementation of P-6 Instrumental Programs </li><li>Leading and assisting public performances by Music students and classes </li><li>Piano accompaniment of School Music performances </li></ul><p><br /></p><p><b>About You </b></p><p>To be successful in this position, it is essential that you have:</p><ul><li>Current Teaching Registration (Victorian Institute of Teaching) </li><li>Relevant tertiary music and/or music education degree </li><li>Proven expertise and an innovative and engaging approach in the Music curriculum area </li><li>Evidenced practice in Kodály teaching methodology (Kodály Certification preferred) </li><li>Evidence of Choral direction experience </li><li>Excellent Keyboard accompaniment skills </li><li>Excellent communication skills to a range of audiences </li><li>A collaborative approach with colleagues in planning and delivering curriculum </li><li>Proven experience in establishing and fostering relationships with students, staff and parents </li><li>Excellent time management and organisational skills </li><li>Demonstrated desire to apply a growth mindset to professional development </li></ul><p>It is also preferred that you have current First Aid and CPR certificates, however these are not essential. </p><p><br /></p><p>This position is part time (0.5 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><b><br /></b></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><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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