Piano/Voice Instructor (Ed Support Level 1-Range 3)

Job posted: 16/05/2024
Applications close: 29/05/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 24/06/2024 - 27/01/2025

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1415933

Reference: 1415933

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

  • Can you describe your approach to teaching instrumental music and how you tailor your lessons to meet the individual needs of students?
  • How do you build a positive and supportive learning environment in your music lessons, and how do you communicate with parents or guardians regarding a student's progress?
  • What is your approach to assessing a student's progress and proficiency, and how do you provide constructive feedback to help students improve?
  • Can you share an example of how you adapt your teaching style to cater to different learning preferences and abilities, and provide an instance where you used innovative approaches to enhance the learning experience?
  • What motivates you to teach instrumental/vocal music, and how do you stay updated on current trends and methodologies in music education?


We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate instrumental teacher (Voice and piano) to join our team and assist in further developing our Instrumental program for 2024.

At Saltwater P-9 we recognise that learning to play a musical instrument is a valuable activity in any student¿s development.  As such, we are committed to providing a high-quality instrumental music education, accessible to all families.  As an Instrumental Music Teacher, you will be integral to building our music program and increase the musical opportunities we can offer students. 

Benefits of joining Saltwater P-9:

  • Exciting opportunity to share with your passion for music and use your expertise to teach and mentor an up-and-coming generation of young musicians.
  • Be part of a vibrant school community. 
  • Competitive remuneration. 
  • Flexible diverse and inclusive workforce.


possess relevant music qualifications or background experience in music performance and/or tuition. 

have demonstrated ensemble performance (Vocal groups, Rock and Pop bands) and / or experience teaching from beginner level to VCE (Grade 8 AMEB equivalency).

be enthusiastic and passionate about your craft and inspire and motivate students to achieve their potential.

be committed to child safety.

effectively engage and work as part of a team with colleagues, students, and parents/carers to achieve the best outcomes.

Who May Apply

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

EEO AND OHS Commitment

Applicants seeking part-time employment are encouraged to apply for any teaching service position and, if they are the successful candidate, request a reduced time fraction. Such requests will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and will be subject to the operational requirements of the school.

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).

Additional support and advice on the recruitment process is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders from the Koorie Outcomes Division (KOD) via marrung@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:


DE Values

The department's employees commit to upholding the department's Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. The department'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 department values is available at:


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

Saltwater P-9 College is a co-educational Prep to Year 9 school that opened its doors to the first intake of Prep-Six students in 2019. The Year 9 cohort commenced their journey at Saltwater College in 2024.

Saltwater P-9 College is positioned within a thriving bayside community, located only 20kms from the city. Situated in tranquil Point Cook, it¿s surrounded by the Point Cook Coastal Park, a protected marine sanctuary and the Cheetham Wetlands.

Saltwater P-9 College aims to build a school culture that demonstrates a strong belief in and a commitment to providing a rich and rigorous curriculum within a safe, secure and enriched learning environment for our children.  We will have a clear focus on catering for the diverse range of students at their point of need. We will strive to be internationally minded, and provide a supportive, nurturing and challenging learning environment, with high expectations for student success.

The school¿s values will be aligned with the Department of Education¿s philosophy: `We support students to reach their potential, regardless of their background, postcode or circumstance, and to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to participate and thrive in a complex economy and society¿.

Saltwater P-9 College will not just be a school committed to high academic standards, it will also be a school that prepares students to be curious, critical and creative thinkers and problem solvers who are technologically literate and capable of bringing about positive change in the world in which we live. This will be underpinned by our school motto: `Wisdom Begins with Wonder.¿

Another major feature of our school¿s curriculum will also be around the establishment of an exclusive Performing Arts and Sporting Program which will foster student¿s intellectual, social and physical development.


We provide more than just an education to prepare students for success in an ever changing world.


To educate and guide Intelligence and character in order to live creatively, ethically and productively.


§  Offer high quality education within a supportive and understanding environment

§  Provide evidence based Literacy and Numeracy Instruction, Teaching and Learning

§  Offer an exclusive Performing Arts, Visual Communications and Sporting program that develops students¿ intellectual, social, emotional and physical wellbeing

§  Provide a safe and secure one to one Digital Technology platform that supports student learning and develops a culture of Digital Agency

§  Offer production based learning such as Robotics and Coding and STEM to increase students¿ creativity, innovation and problem solving skills

§  Offer a Personalised Learning model through goal setting which promotes a sense of self mastery allowing each individual to reach their full potential

§  Offer an Inquiry Based Learning model that develop critical and creative learners who actively engage in the learning process to acquire knowledge, skills, concepts and attitudes in order to promote student voice, agency and student-led action

§  Encourage cultural understanding and acceptance of diversity

Piano/Voice Instructor (Ed Support Level 1-Range 3)

Job type:

Part time / From 24/06/2024 - 27/01/2025

Job classification:

Ed Support Level 1-Range 3


Jackie Daniali | 03 8366 7700

Piano/Voice Instructor (Ed Support Level 1-Range 3)