Teaching Mini Maestros

We offer great training and personal development, all program materials and full support to get you started on your musical teaching career. All you have to do is enjoy singing and dancing and having fun with young children.

Mini Maestros teachers generally work between 9am and 1pm. Afternoon teaching is also sometimes available. Teachers are paid competitive hourly rates.

Our teachers sing, dance and have fun with the children, while managing the group so that it is safe for everyone. Our teachers are provided with the program, a plan for each class, lesson music tracks and equipment.

Mini Maestros conducts comprehensive training courses for its teachers. Training covers the Mini Maestros philosophy and teaching methodology, each term’s program and class administration. Teachers are supplied with all necessary equipment to conduct our classes.

Requirements For Teachers

We prefer our teachers to have some kind of qualification in early childhood studies and/or a music degree. However, we are happy to consider all applications. We are looking for people who:

  • Have good communication skills
  • Have at least fundamental musical skills
  • Have a good singing voice
  • Have the ability to engage and teach young children
  • Find pleasure in working with young children
  • Are able to relate confidently to other adults
  • Have a bright, outgoing personality
  • Enjoy entertaining others
  • Will take a disciplined approach to class administration
  • Are willing to work within the guidelines of the Mini Maestros systems
  • Have a current Working with children Check or are willing to apply
  • Can play and own their own guitar or ukulele (or be willing to learn – we can teach you)
  • Have a car and current licence

Current Teaching Opportunities

Long-Term Teaching Position - Inner-North Melbourne - Brunswick West St John's

Mini Maestros is seeking a long-term teacher to run music education classes for babies & pre-schoolers in the inner-northern suburbs of Melbourne. 

The role will start in June with Tuesday and Wednesday mornings (9am - 1pm approx). Hours will build according to the successful candidate's ongoing availability. 

Mini Maestros teaching suits those who are looking for regular daytime work during school hours and a long-term, fulfilling and nourishing role. The work is ideally suited to: parents of school-aged children, instrumental teachers, performers who have evening/ weekend work, and those who are looking for regular work on fixed days to fit around other roles. 

Candidates must be available for training sessions in Bulleen on: 

Friday 2nd July
Monday 5th July
Wednesday 7th July
Thursday 8th July

Other training dates will be required throughout 2021; one Friday afternoon in the middle of each term plus a Wednesday and Thursday in the 2nd week of each school holidays. 

Suitable applicants must:

-Have a car (it is not possible to do this job without a car)
- Live within a 30 minute peak hour drive of the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne (e.g. Brunswick, Coburg, Moonee Ponds)
- Be able to commit to all regular days of teaching work on an ongoing basis during school terms.
- Have a long-term view of working with Mini Maestros (this is not a short-term job)
- Have a good singing voice and be able to sing in tune
-  Have solid musical skills
- Have a bright, outgoing, confident personality and enjoy leading groups of people
- Be able to engage and teach young children
- Find pleasure in working with young children
- Be able to relate confidently to other adults
-Have well-developed communication and customer service skills
- Take a disciplined approach to class administration
- Be willing to work within the guidelines of the Mini Maestros systems
- Have a current Working With Children Check or be willing to apply for one
- Play and own a guitar or ukulele (or be willing to learn - we can teach you)
- Be available for all training sessions

Mini Maestros provides comprehensive training and ongoing support to all teachers.

Mini Maestros teaching is not suitable for university students with face-to-face contact hours, placements or teaching rounds, or timetables that change each semester.

For information about the Mini Maestros program, please visit www.minimaestros.com.au

To apply, please forward a detailed CV and covering letter including your location to Jennifer Smith, Music Director - jennifer.smith@minimaestros.com.au by Friday 28th May. 

Please note that applications without a covering letter and CV will not be considered or responded to. 

Applications close: 28-May-2021

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