About This Opportunity

We are seeking experienced and enthusiastic Instrumental Tutors to join our team to primarily support the Junior School music program. You will have the ability to run small group lessons and ensemble work for string, woodwind or brass tuition as part of our year 5 instrumental music program, and ideally be able to teach classroom music.

This is a casual position. The number of employment hours is determined by student enrolment in the program and may vary from term to term, however it is anticipated that the position will be 3-3.5 hours per week on a Wednesday afternoon. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to engage in private tuition outside the classroom environment.

Applicants may be asked to perform to ascertain their level of skill.

About You

The ideal candidate displays an obvious drive and passion for instrumental programs. With an engaging communication style and a positive attitude, you will have demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively at all levels of the College.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Successful applicants will be enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, hard-working and able to communicate effectively with students and their parents, as well as College music and administration staff.
  • Tertiary pedagogy qualifications and previous teaching experience (in schools or privately) preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students including the use of appropriate interpersonal skills, and the ability to plan and apply appropriate behaviour management strategies that contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive learning environment.
  • An understanding of the need to work collaboratively with school staff and members of the wider community in order to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes.
  • Current full registration, or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration as a teacher in Queensland (required if classroom teaching).

Applicants are expected to support the Catholic ethos of the College, and must obtain and maintain a Blue Card or be eligible for Queensland Teacher Registration. The No Card, No Start law means you must have a Blue Card before you can start work. If you do not have a blue card, you can be job-ready by applying online through the applicant portal on the Blue Card site.

Want to Apply?

To submit your application, please complete the online application through the APPLY NOW link below.

Your application must include:

  • Covering letter addressing key selection criteria; and
  • Resume, including contact details for three professional referees.

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the Brigidine College employment website by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels, including direct email, will not be accepted.

Applications close Monday 2 October 2023.

The College reserves the right to interview and employ a successful candidate before the closing date. The advertisement will be removed once an appointment has been made.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please note we do not accept unsolicited Resumes from Recruitment agencies.