Violin Position 0.6 – Beginning Term 2, 2024

Mansfield Steiner School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, suitably qualified musician to the position of violin teacher. This is a 0.6 FTE fixed-term position, beginning in Term 2, for the rest of the 2024 school year. There is a strong possibility of extension and/or ongoing employment for a suitable applicant.


The successful applicant will:

  • have the ability to teach violin to a high level.
  • ability to teach other instruments (cello & viola) is an advantage.
  • have a strong working knowledge of classical violin repertoire as well as a variety of other styles including folk and improvisation.
  • be comfortable teaching Class 3 to Class 12 students.
  • have the ability to facilitate and direct string ensembles if required.
  • participate in school music events as required from time to time.
  • have a demonstrated commitment to Steiner education or a willingness to learn.
  • have excellent communication skills.
  • have the ability to work successfully within a team.
  • have a current WWCC and Police Check (VIT Registration an advantage)


General duties & requirements:

  1. Be at school for the committed hours of employment and be punctual for lessons duties and meetings.
  2. Attend Staff and faculty meetings, as well as other relevant meetings as determined by the School Leadership Team.
  3. Be rostered on for yard duty, supervising children before, during and after school as required.
  4. Actively work as part of a team, both with Faculty and the School as a whole.
  5. Attend and participate in whole school festivals, open days and fairs.
  6. Attend and participate in curriculum/staff development days and in-service or training courses.
  7. Be available to attend relevant meetings, workshops and conferences outside school hours.
  8. Follow up and be familiar with all school policies.
  9. Maintain professional standards at all times, particularly with regard to communication, confidentiality, collegiality and the School Ethos.
  10. Commitment to work within Victorian Child Safe Standards.
  11. Have appropriate qualifications.


Please send a cover letter outlining your suitability, enthusiasm for this position, and C.V to: Celeste Cleason – Head of Music:  [email protected]

Closing Date: Wednesday the 12th of April 2024

Please note that this position may be filled before the closing date if a suitable applicant is found.

Mansfield Steiner School
12 April 2024