Teacher – Music

Job title: Teacher – Music
Company: Government of Western Australia
Expected salary: $72137 – 107049 per year
Location: Australia
Job description:
Greenmount Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Music Teachers to fill fixed term, part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2023. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2023.

Suitable applicants will implement a music program for students of mixed abilities, aptitudes and educational needs through planning, preparation, monitoring and assessment using a variety of technologies. They should understand the different ways in which students learn and the appropriateness of a variety of teaching styles to meet the individual learning needs of each student. They will also ideally possess strong musical knowledge and technical skills to model to and inspire students. The teacher will be working closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for students. Suitable applicants will have a deep understanding of Visible Leaning strategies and other whole school approaches. In addition to this they will need the skills to manage a choir of 50 students that will perform at a variety of large scale school and community events including the Massed Choir Festival.

Greenmount PS provides a learning environment in which students feel safe and supported. Our positive and proactive approach develops resilient, socially and culturally aware and responsible young people. We teach the skills and language needed to create a caring school community where wellbeing is a focus. The school has an excellent reputation for its inclusive approach to education and its focus on all aspects of our students’ development. The staff, parents and carers work collaboratively in a mutually respectful and supportive environment creating a genuine sense of community which is valued by all.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate your competency against the following domains (that govern the ):
  • Professional knowledge;
  • Professional practice; and
  • Professional engagement.
Applications will be assessed against these domains. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

Applicants currently completing the Department of Education Leap program (formerly known as the Switch program) can apply for vacancies using their current or Leap qualification – even if they have not completed the program at the time of applying. Applicants may be appointed to a vacancy based on the qualification being completed via the Leap program.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Greenmount Primary School can be found by visiting or .

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available

Appointed applicants may be eligible for

For further job related information

Please contact Natalie Astle, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9257 0600 or emailing

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:
  • A three (3) page statement addressing the domains that govern the
, in context of the role and business needs of the school * A CV of up to two (2) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


Employees will be required to:
  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • meet the Department of Education
  • Complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course

Employees will be required to:
  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement; and
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.

Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 27 May 2022


Job date: Tue, 17 May 2022 01:55:36 GMT

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