Music Teacher

Job Title: Music Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$76000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Term 2
Reference: TRD-2024-645_1712117463
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Apr 03, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A fantastic opportunity is available for a dedicated music teacher to become part of a community-oriented school located in Williamstown/Altona, starting in term 2 for a full-time, ongoing position. You will have the privilege of working with students ranging from Foundation to year 9. This school, which caters to approximately 1000 students spanning from years F-12 across three campuses, offers an excellent chance to immerse yourself in a vibrant school community. Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced educator, the school provides support and development opportunities, including learning coaching and access to top-notch resources.

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.

Skills & Experience:

  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Maintain a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching secondary Drama subjects
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching Music to students in years F-9
  • Join a school community that is actively growing and evolving
  • Flexible Term 2 start
  • Full time, ongoing opportunity
  • Receiving a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise, within the range of $75,000 to $115,000

The School:

  • Three large campuses, within Williamstown, Newport and Altona North
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school within the local community
  • Collaborative planning model with professional development opportunities

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


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