Classroom Music Teacher - Belfield

St Michael's Catholic Primary School, Belfield


Primary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Dance , Drama , Music

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.50 FTE)

Applications Close: 31 December 2022

We are looking for a passionate and talented Classroom Music Teacher to play a pivotal role in our Amadeus Music Program in 2023!

<p><br> <br> <strong>Classroom Music Teacher | K-6 | 282 students</strong><br> <a href="">St Michael's Catholic Primary School, Belfield</a><br> <strong>Commencement date:</strong> Term 1, 2023<br> <strong>Contract:</strong> Part-time, 3 year contract (0.5 FTE)<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 Michael's Catholic Primary School, Belfield our school motto, 'Faith, Learning, Love' underpins everything we do. As we are a very family oriented community, our students experience a strong sense of belonging to a joyful, supportive and caring community which is evident in their respectful relationships with the staff and other students.<br> <br> The Leadership Team and Staff work collaboratively in partnership with our engaged parents to provide a multitude of co-curricular and social justice opportunities that inspire students to find their passion, make learning a joy and set them on a path of making a meaningful difference in their world.<br> <br> Our school is located in a quiet street in the tranquil, leafy suburb of Belfield. We have an expansive grass playground where the children have room to run and play freely as well as a large area with play equipment for the children to climb and develop their movement skills.<br> <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><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>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><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 <a href=";Action=U&amp;FOCUS=Applicant&amp;SiteId=2&amp;JobOpeningId=2633&amp;PostingSeq=1"><strong>HERE</strong></a> 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> <strong>Working with Children Check</strong><br> <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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