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Classical Instrument Criteria

Piano, Violin, Saxophone, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Classical Instruments

AUTOMATIC YES

  • Studies Music in University / College
  • Previously Taught Music

Accept ANY of the below criteria:

  • Exams: Grade 5 or above
  • 6+ Years Classically Taught (had lessons with a teacher)
Examples of a good application form: Piano Teacher

Guitar, Drums, Bass & Singing Criteria

AUTOMATIC YES

  • Studies Music in University / College
  • Previously Taught Music
Accept ANY of the below criteria
  • 7+ Years Learning
  • Classically Taught Preferred (i.e. had lessons when learning).
  • Self Taught is OK if learned for over 10+ years

Multi-instrumentalists are also preferred. Especially guitar teachers with knowledge of other classical instruments.

Examples of a good application form: Guitar / Bass Teacher

Examples of a good application form: Singing Teacher

INDEED CANDIDATES

  1. Log into business account
  2. On the side menu, select “Candidates”
  3. Select the top job post name, a dropdown box will appear
  4. Select “All Open & Paused Jobs”
  5. Select the first job applicant
  6. Review the Candidate based on their questions answered, and their Resume
Good Candidate
  1. Select the “TICK” in the Interested box from the right side menu
  2. Download the Resume by clicking the “Download PDF” or “Download CV” button
  3. Copy the candidate’s Email Address (if not on the PDF download, then use the email under the candidates name)
  4. Create a New Ticket in Zendesk
  5. Use Macro “T1. Job Application
  6. In the Subject of the Ticket, replace the “Music” with the instrument and add the state the candidate is from at the end (e.g. Piano Teacher Job – NSW) or (e.g. Guitar & Drum Teacher Job – QLD)
  7. Replace the XXX in the email with the Candidate’s Name
  8. Submit as Pending
  9. Find the same ticket on Zendesk
  10. Create Private Note
  11. Drag & Drop or attach resume PDF to the Private Note
  12. Write “resume”
  13. Submit
Bad Candidate
  1. Select the “CROSS” in the Interested box from the right side menu
  2. Move onto the next candidate LOL!

GOOGLE FORM CANDIDATES

  1. Go to the Job Application Form (Here)
  2. Select “Responses” then “Individual”
  3. Go to the last response
  4. Review Candidate
Good Candidate
  1. Copy the candidate’s Email Address (if not on the PDF download, then use the email under the candidate’s name)
  2. Create a New Ticket in Zendesk
  3. Use Macro “T1. Job Application
  4. In the Subject of the Ticket, replace the “Music” with the instrument and add the state the candidate is from at the end (e.g. Piano Teacher Job – NSW) or (e.g. Guitar & Drum Teacher Job – QLD)
  5. Replace the XXX in the email with the Candidate’s Name
  6. Submit as Pending
  7. Find the same ticket on Zendesk
  8. Create Private Note
  9. Copy & Paste the link to the Google Form into the private note
  10. Submit
Bad Candidate
  1. Move on to the next candidate LOL!

Definitions:

Self taught: has not taken lessons to learn their instrument.

Classically taught: has taken lessons from a teacher to learn their instrument

Performance Exams: Examinations taken from a reputable examination board (see below). Common exam gradings range from Preliminary (lowest level) to Grade 8 (highest of the grades). Beyond Grade 8, students can sit Certificate or Diploma level performance exams.

AMEB: Australian Music Examinations Board

Examination Board: Reputable examination boards include AMEB, ABRSM, Trinity.

CMus or Certificate of Performance: Above Grade 8 in performance, not quite diploma level.

AMusA: Associate in Music, Australia. A Diploma level in performance.

LMusA: Licentiate in Music, Australia. Highest diploma level in performance.

WWCC: Working with Children Check

Blue Card: Working with Children Check (QLD Only)

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