Opportunities exist for specialist instrumental and ensemble music tutors to join the strong team of dedicated music educators who teach in the Community Music and Music in Schools programs at the Northern Rivers Conservatorium. Positions currently available: Concert Band and Big Band Conductor, Brass, Woodwind, Guitar, Bass, Piano, Voice, Drums.  These positions commence Tuesday 1 February, 2021.

Successful candidates will:

  1. Have a Bachelor of Music or equivalent professional experience
  2. Have a minimum of 5 years studio teaching and / or conducting experience
  3. Be experienced in preparing students for AMEB, Trinity and HSC exams
  4. Education qualifications an advantage
  5. Participate in the broader activities of the Conservatorium including Concerts and Open Days
  6. Have a current Working with Children Check number
  7. Be able to provide proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination
  8. Be available to work during NSW School Terms and some School Holidays
  9. Follow set administrative procedures
  10. Possess excellent communication and organisational skills
  11. Display professional presentation and conduct

Please address applications to the Executive Director admin@nrcac.edu.au

Applications close: Friday 10 December, 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Applications must include:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Responses to the Selection Criteria
  3. Resume with contact details for two professional referees
  4. Current Working with Children Check number


Selection Criteria:


  1. Proven commitment to quality music education
  2. At least 5 years’ experience conducting and studio teaching
  3. Ability to identify and teach to different learning styles
  4. Willingness to work with people of all ages from diverse backgrounds
  5. A good team player
  6. Support the Conservatorium’s place in the wider community through participation in eisteddfods, workshops etc.


  1. Experience with extra activities such as Theory Classes, Ensembles
  2. Ability to teach any other instruments (please specify to what level)