Head of Brass and Percussion, Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane Boys' College (Toowong)Brisbane, Australia
Date posted:
Start date: 15 January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: $AUD80,000-$AUD100,000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Brisbane Boys’ College is seeking an enthusiastic, suitably experienced individual for the permanent, full-time role of Head of Brass and Percussion.

About us:

Brisbane Boys' College is an established GPS day and boarding school. The school was founded in 1902 by Mr Arthur Rudd, who had a vision of moulding boys to be worthy leaders and good citizens – a vision which remains today. The College occupies a 13-hectare site four kilometers from the centre of Brisbane and has a current enrolment of 1,560 boys from Prep to Year 12, across three sub-schools: Junior School (Prep to Year 6), Middle School (Years 7 to 9) and Senior School (Years 10 to 12).

Our Guiding Philosophy: 

The future isn’t what it used to be. Recognising that knowledge-based learning is no longer enough, Brisbane Boys’ College focuses on teaching children how to think. Not only to solve problems, but to recognize them in the first place. To question the status quo and solve problems to make the world a better place. Not just when they leave school but now at BBC. We call this ‘A New School of Thought’.

As experts in boys’ education, we view learning alongside childhood development with our approach contextualised by our guiding philosophy - ‘All About the Boy’.

Our Purpose:

To produce men who have the confidence and capability to change the world.

General Responsibilities:

Brisbane Boys’ College has a proud tradition of Music and Music Excellence. The Brass and Percussion programs are an integral part of the success of the College’s Music Program. Based on the pursuit of further excellence and a New School of Thought, the Head of Brass and Percussion position at BBC oversees the continued high standard of pedagogical delivery and ensures a consistently high standard in performance. This position is one of teaching and ensemble conducting as directed by the Head of Performance Music.

Selection Criteria:

1. Tertiary Music Qualification.

2. Registration with Queensland College of Teachers.

3. Demonstrated ability to effectively perform the general and specific responsibilities of the role. The specific responsibilities are outlined in the position description.

Further information:

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the detailed position description available from: www.bbc.qld.edu.au/more/employment Applicants who address the selection criteria will be more favourably regarded than applicants who do not.

Closing Date:

Applications close 5:00pm Wednesday 22 November 2017.

Application Procedure:

Applications, including Curriculum Vitae, a statement addressing the selection criteria, and the names and contact details of at least two recent referees, should be emailed to:

Mr Graeme McDonald


Brisbane Boys’ College

Email kferguson@bbc.qld.edu.au

Job location

More about Brisbane Boys' College (Toowong)
Address: Kensington Terrace, Toowong, Queensland, QLD 4066, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3309 3500