Position Overview

PLC requires an experienced Drumkit/Orchestral percussion Teacher currently for 1 day a week.  This casual position has the potential to increase to a second day. 

The successful applicant will be a dynamic music educator with a proven record of excellence in both teaching and performing.  They will be required to teach both group and individual classes in the Junior and senior School as well as take part in the Co-curricular Music Program of the College.  It is expected that the successful applicant will demonstrate a high level of performance on the drumkit as well as a thorough understanding of the pedagogical principles of both general music education and more specifically, Orchestral percussion playing and teaching.  

Personal Requirements

  • hold either a Graduate or Postgraduate study of music, or equivalent teaching/performing experience
  • demonstrate a high level of competenence as an innovative Drumkit/Percussion teacer – beginner to advanced (Diploma) level
  • demonstrate high quality teaching skills which enable students to reach their full potential
  • have ability and experience in leading Percussion ensembles from beginner to advanced.  
  • be able to work well under pressure, be flexible and manage a number of competing demands
  • demonstrate commitment to a quality music program and the development / growth in student numbers learning the drumkit and percussion
  • have the ability to develop constructive relationships with students which engender positive attitudes to learning
  • show demonstrated willingness to explore the use of technology in the teaching of music
  • demonstrate highly developed skills on chosen instrument (as part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to perform a short work)
  • have current VIT Registration or a Working With Children Check for Employees

Job Description

Download the complete job description here: Drumkit Teacher

How To Apply

Download and complete the application form Application for Employment, and attach your covering letter and CV, including references (optional), copies of university transcripts and the names and telephone numbers of three confidential referees, and email to principal@plc.vic.edu.au or post by 14 February 2018.