Music Secondary Teacher

Job Title: Music Secondary Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Truganina
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 24/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-896_1718692216
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 18, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A rewarding opportunity awaits a committed Secondary Music teacher to join our dynamic community at an F-9 school in Truganina, nestled in Melbourne's West. This full-time, permanent position is available immediately, welcoming both fresh graduates and seasoned educators alike. The role is a mixture of Music and Theory, working closely with other teachers in the Arts faculty- Performing Arts, Media teachers.

Embrace the chance to be part of a vibrant and nurturing learning environment and be part of a wonderful teaching and learning environment!

Key Duties

  • Planning and delivering engaging music lessons that cater to the needs and interests of students
  • Creating or following the Victorian curriculum that aligns with educational standards and objectives, incorporating elements such as music theory, history, performance skills, and appreciation.
  • Teaching students how to play various musical instruments, such as the piano, guitar, recorder, or drums, depending on available resources and student interests.
  • Introducing students to music theory concepts such as rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, and scales, in age-appropriate ways.
  • Fostering an appreciation for different styles and genres of music through listening activities, discussions, and exposure to a diverse range of musical works.
  • Organizing and facilitating opportunities for students to showcase their musical talents through concerts or school performances.
  • Assessing students' progress and understanding through various means, such as performance evaluations, written assignments, and practical assessments.
  • Continuously engaging in professional development activities to stay current with best practices in music education and to enhance teaching skills.
  • Managing musical instruments, resources, and materials effectively to ensure a safe and conducive learning environment.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Secondary Music, advantageous
  • Graduates welcome to apply and will be supported
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Full-time starting from now
  • Ongoing opportunity
  • Instructing students in years 7-9
  • Work within the Arts faculty
  • Work within a large a supporting teaching team
  • Collaborating with approachable and transparent leadership
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Around 2400 students spanning from Foundation to Year 9
  • High performing school
  • Modern facilities elevating the overall teaching and learning experience
  • An approachable management team with Instructional leaders in each learning community
  • Excellent mentor program for graduates and new teachers
  • Abundant opportunities for professional development

Why work with Tradewind?

The Benefits:

  • Work with an organisation that is relentless in securing quality opportunities in a personalised way
  • Relevant and real information about roles
  • No joining fees/other fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation for providing high-caliber teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping them to pursue rewarding careers. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Tahlia on the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.

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