Coordinator of Howqua Music / Music Teacher – Howqua

  • Lauriston Girls' School
  • Howqua VIC, Australia
Contract Teachers - Secondary Administration / Clerical Other

Job Description

Lauriston Girls’ School is a forward thinking, independent K-12 School.

We are always looking for exceptional people who love learning, are inspiring and bring empathy to their work. The school fosters workplace gender equality and ongoing professional development.

Lauriston Girls' School is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, experienced and dedicated Music Teacher / Coordinator of Howqua Music at the School’s Howqua Campus, located on the outskirts of Mansfield.

This is a part time, fixed-term 0.6 FTE position for Terms 3 and 4 only, commencing in Term 3, 2024.   

The key aspects of the job are:

  • Coordination of the Howqua Music Program, including the Ensemble, Instrumental and Performance Programs.
  • Teaching Year 9 curriculum Music classes.
  • Ensemble Direction and Private Music Teaching will be included in the role, to be negotiated based upon the successful applicants’ skill set.
  • Travel time and expense reimbursement is provided if not local to Mansfield.


Founded in 1993 and located in the Victorian High Country, our Howqua campus is home to Lauriston girls for the duration of Year 9. Including approximately 30 teachers and general staff, along with outdoor facilitators, the immersive nature of the program truly embeds Lauriston’s values of relationships, courage, creativity, intellectual curiosity, and engagement in life.

The Howqua Campus has a comprehensive Music Program, which includes private music lessons, ensembles and a compulsory 12-month long curriculum music program. Howqua students perform regularly at both School events and within the local community. A team of specialist Music Teachers attends the campus weekly, including staff who are local to the Mansfield region, as well as those who travel from the greater Melbourne region.

Ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Teaching Qualification alongside exceptional knowledge and experience in area of expertise.
  • Hold current VIT registration.

Benefits of working at Lauriston Girls’ School:

  • Competitive Salaries and packages
  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Professional Development
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support staff wellbeing

Please refer to the Position Description for full details of the position.

All applicants are encouraged to submit a short Cover Letter along with your Resume and addressed to Susan Just, Principal.

Enquiries:  Enquiries:  Elizabeth Tindall, Head of Music on 03 9864 7555 or tindallel@lauriston.vic.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00am, Friday March 1, 2024

Lauriston Girls’ School is a child safe organisation which welcomes children, young people and their families. We have no tolerance for child abuse and take proactive steps to identify and manage any risks of harm to students in our school environments. Every person involved in our school has an important role in promoting child safety and wellbeing and promptly raising any issues or concerns about a child’s safety. All staff are required to follow the School’s Child Safety policies and Child Safety Code of Conduct.

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