Preshil is a small, secular and progressive co-educational school for ages 3 and 4 through to Year 12. The students take an active role in their education and develop responsibility for their actions; they are encouraged to ask challenging questions, to know themselves, care for others and achieve excellence on their own terms. The school philosophy is inspired by the work of Margaret J R Lyttle and the ideas of other educational theorists relevant to progressive education in 21st century Australia. Preshil is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Primary Years Programme(PYP).

Preshil is committed to the protection of children and young people and safeguarding children from harm.

Description of Position:

Primary Classroom Music Teacher - part time (0.6FTE), ongoing

We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate educator for the role of Primary Classroom Music Teacher. Preshil has an expansive music culture which supports and includes students at all stages of their musical development, placing the joy of performance and sharing musical experiences as a priority. There is a vibrant instrumental and ensemble program.

This is a part time, 0.6FTE, ongoing position commencing 27 January 2021. Preference will be given to PYP trained and experienced teachers. Willingness to undertake the IB training will be considered.

General role description:

  • To carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for assigned classes, programs and students

  • To be responsible for the day-to-day learning and management of classes and the safety and welfare of the students, during on-site and off-site activities

  • To promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education

  • To demonstrate outstanding discipline-based knowledge and experience in classroom music with the capacity and interest in teaching across all levels of the primary school.

Application for Position:

A letter of application, together with current CV and contact details for three referees (in one complete file) should be emailed to Kate Bowers, Human Resources Coordinator: Please include: REF: - Application for Position as Music Teacher - PYP in the subject line of your mail.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and hold current VIT registration.