Strings Tutor – Violin and Cello – Part time

Strings Tutor – Violin and Cello – part time

An excellent opportunity exists at Birali Steiner School for an experienced and enthusiastic Strings Tutor to be a part of a growing school, located in Beachmere between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.

Birali Steiner School is a developing, innovative and vibrant Steiner School, in Beachmere just north of Brisbane on Moreton Bay. The school is accredited P-10 and currently offers Prep, Classes 1/2, 3/4, 5/6, and 7/8.

Birali Steiner School has a strong collaborative approach where all staff work together for the benefit of the students and the school as a whole. Further information about Birali Steiner School can be found in the Parent Handbook published on our website –

While the position is permanent, a short-term contract may be considered. The Strings lessons currently total 9.5 hours per week.

The successful applicant will meet the following Essential Criteria:

  • Applicants must be suitably qualified and experienced in teaching violin/cello and should be able to demonstrate an ability to engage students in the programme, as well as work effectively with students, parents, and staff
  • confidence in leading and supporting strings group/ensemble 
  • willingness to work as part of a team and to further develop their own skills as part of that team
  • a current Working with Children Check (Blue Card) number and evidence of recent child protection training, or willingness to undertake same, prior to commencing in the role
  • An understanding of the principles of Rudolf Steiner education, a love for children, an enthusiasm for teaching and realistic expectations of children, self, peers and parents, with a willingness to deepen this understanding through ongoing professional learning
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills

Applications should include:

  • A letter of introduction, briefly addressing the above criteria
  • Current CV with two referees (including current/most recent employer)
  • Any relevant supporting documentation

Birali Steiner School employs under the conditions in the Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2020. Birali Steiner School pays above award rates. This position would be Level 6 – Instrumental Ensemble Tutor.

Applications and queries can be emailed to