Cello Teacher: Term 2, 2023

Job posted: 10/03/2023
Applications close: 23/03/2023 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 24/04/2023 - 23/06/2023

Organisation: Education and Training

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1336095

Reference: 1336095

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

Applicants should provide evidence of their experience and ability to meet the following selection criteria.

SC1      Demonstrated capacity to deliver instruction in the instrumental music program; Cello, individually and/or in small groups.

SC2      Demonstrated capacity to work as part the Music team and contribute significantly to the achievements of the team.

SC3      Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, parents, teachers and ES staff with a commitment and capacity to actively contribute to the school’s co-curricular program as an enthusiastic member of the school team.

SC4      Demonstrated commitment to professional learning and growth for both self and others.

SC5      Demonstrated exemplary values and attitudes appropriate to responsible professional practice which embrace the school’s Vision, Values and Mission.


To provide instruction on Cello to VCE level, to individual students and/or small groups of students in accordance with the School’s Values and Vision Statement


The main duties to be performed by an instrumental music instructor are to:

  • demonstrate outstanding skill in instructing of Cello for both group and individual tuition
  • demonstrate a high level of knowledge of Cello repertoire in the classical, contemporary and jazz areas, and the ability to apply this in the instructing of Cello from Years 7-12, beginner to VCE and advanced levels and AMEB examinations
  • be able to demonstrate fluently, all aspects of performance techniques on Cello
  • assist with the administration and up-keep of the school’s Cellos
  • implement the school’s Vision and Values statement
  • keep abreast of all activities and developments in the Music Learning Area
  • contribute to the school’s co-curricular program and to participate in after school music activities and meetings
  • perform their official duties with - skill, care, diligence and the professional standards
  • create a positive environment conducive to learning for the students of whom he or she is in charge in line with the school’s student well-being and pastoral care policies
  • give full cooperation and assistance to the Principal and all other members employed at the school in the development and implementation of the course of study to be followed in the school and in the performance of their respective duties
  • comply with any Government policies and legislation
  • observe safe working practices

Who May Apply

Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department.  The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.  It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants can contact Brett West, Yamatji man, in the Koorie Outcomes Division to talk about the recruitment process, the Department and supports for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the Department. Mobile: 0477 726 801 or email on: brett.west@education.vic.gov.au

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Other Information

Applicants must ensure that the following are included:

  • A specific response to all of the selection criteria and position details.  It is suggested that applicants limit their response to not more than 7 pages
  • the names and contact details of up to three referees who can provide information regarding the applicant in relation to the selection criteria

Conditions of Employment

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Location Profile

Information about Balwyn High School its ethos, programs and the Strategic Plan 2021-2024, Vision, Values and Mission Statement can be obtained at our website www.balwynhs.vic.edu.au

Cello Teacher: Term 2, 2023

Job type:

Part time / From 24/04/2023 - 23/06/2023

Job classification:

Not provided


Lara Messom | 03 9862 4108

Cello Teacher: Term 2, 2023