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June 4, 2018

Music Teachers Wanted!

Categories: Jobs, News, Opportunities

Music Teachers Wanted!

Are you passionate about music education? Living in the Penrith surrounds? Interested in the role music can play in people’s lives? Then we’d love to hear from you!

The Joan is on the lookout for qualified, experienced, engaging and vibrant music teachers to play a vital role in supporting and developing music education in an individual lesson setting whilst actively encouraging students to partake in the wider scope of activities and events occurring at the Joan.

Current Vacancies:

  • Saxophone teacher
  • Brass teacher (trumpet, trombone, tuba, horn)
  • Orchestral percussion teacher

What’s required:

  • A NSW Working With Children’s Check clearance
  • Minimum level of attainment: AMEB AMusA level and/or a completed tertiary studies.
  • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience

Desirable:

  • You are located near Penrith
  • Own transport
  • Ability to teach multiple instruments highly regarded

To apply:

Please send a current resume detailing your experience, availability and include contact information for at least two referees to conservatorium@penrith.city

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is committed to the safety and well-being of all children and young people who visit us as students, performers or audience. We aim to provide a safe and inspirational place for children and young people to learn, participate and experience.

CURRENT VACANCY – APPLY NOW!

MUSIC COORDINATOR – PART-TIME

Are you passionate about music education? Interested in the role music can play in people’s lives? The thrill of live performance and new ideas and initiatives in music? Then we’d love to hear from you.

The Joan is on the lookout for a Music Coordinator to play a vital role in supporting and developing music education and engagement activities across genres.

Working as part of the Penrith Conservatorium of Music team, the Music Coordinator implements and supports music education programs with a focus on the Penrith Youth Orchestra (delivered in partnership with Penrith Symphony Orchestra and the Australian Chamber Orchestra) and ensembles. Through these programs, the Music Coordinator will also build access and understanding around music performance and career pathways, as well as working toward the highest level of visitor experience for all teachers, students, parents and partner organisations.

The Music Coordinator will also assist in supporting links to of a range of music programming and engagement strategies via the Conservatorium, community, commercial and entrepreneurial programs.

To apply please send a current résumé detailing your experience, availability and including contact information for at least two referees to Dave Garner, Business Manager: dave.garner@penrith.city

For more information please contact Hania Radvan, Chief Executive Officer hania.radvan@penrith.city.

Download the Position Description here.

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 3 April, midnight.

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is committed to the safety and well-being of all children and young people who visit us as students, performers or audience. We aim to provide a safe and inspirational place for children and young people to learn, participate and experience.

CASUAL FRONT OF HOUSE STAFF – APPLY NOW!

We’re hiring! The Joan is expanding its pool of Front of House casual staff. The Front of House team helps deliver an enjoyable experience for our audiences and is a vital part of our organisation. If you have the required certificates and experience, love helping people and are passionate about the arts, we’d love to hear from you!

Applicants must have a current RSA, First Aid Certificate and NSW Working With Children Check as well as previous bar or hospitality experience &/or proven experience working in a similar role.

Applicants must be available to work evenings and weekends and may also on occasion be offered weekday shifts. The position is suited to a positive, professional and well-presented person who is comfortable with dealing with the general public. Maturity and common-sense are highly valued in the Front of House role.

Duties include ushering for performances and events, bar service, assisting with enquiries and ticket sales through the Box Office, set-up & clean-up for events, general customer service, and various other duties as directed by the FOH Supervisor.

To apply please send a current résumé detailing your experience, availability and including contact information for at least two referees to Dave Garner, Business Manager: dave.garner@penrith.city

For more information please contact Haydn Vredegoor, Venue Services Coordinator haydn.vredegoor@penrith.city.

Download the Position Description here.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 16 March 2018

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is committed to the safety and well-being of all children and young people who visit us as students, performers or audience. We aim to provide a safe and inspirational place for children and young people to learn, participate and experience.

November 8, 2017

TWO new jobs open for applications!

Categories: General, Jobs, News

Executive Producer, Performing Arts

Full-time | 3 year contract
Closing Date: Friday 15 December 5pm (to start before end January 2018)

We are seeking an experienced all-round arts programmer with creative flair, excellent project management and delegation skills and broad industry networks to lead and develop artistic, community and cultural growth at one of Western Sydney’s most dynamic and exciting performing arts venues: the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre (The Joan).

Read more and download the position description…

Penrith Conservatorium Manager

Part-time | 12 month contract
Closing Date: Friday 15 December 5pm (to start before end January 2018)

Penrith Conservatorium, housed within the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, has been delivering innovative and outstanding music education since 1990. Incorporating the fledgling Penrith Youth Orchestra (a partnership with the Penrith Symphony and Australian Chamber Orchestras supported by the Crown Resorts and Packer Family Foundations), individual tuition and ensemble programs, the Conservatorium is well-established and successful with yet to be realised potential.

Read more and download the position description…

HOW TO APPLY

Please carefully consider the Position Description, including the Essential and Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Experience, and prepare an application that references these. Include an up to date Resume and two referees, and email to:

Dave Garner, Business Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: dave.garner@penrith.city

If you have questions about the role please contact Hania Radvan, CEO PP&VA hania.radvan@penrith.city

Please always be sure to follow our Tips for Applying as you work through your application.

September 14, 2017

We are hiring! Associate Producer

Categories: Jobs, News

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts | Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

Associate Producer

Penrith Location | 15 hours per week | LGA Level 6

CLOSING DATE Wednesday 4 October (midnight)

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is on the hunt for an Associate Producer, a part-time role working alongside the Creative Producer – New Work and Development and a team of seasonal creatives to deliver Q Theatre’s annual season of projects at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre.

This role calls for innovation while working to a project brief, and works closely across all teams including technical and venue to ensure smooth delivery of events. It requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, practical know-how and a flair for organisation as well as creative thinking.

Building audiences, maintaining relationships, documenting, reporting, strategizing and coordinating are all part of the work of the Associate Producer, and priorities shift in accordance with the annual program.

HOW TO APPLY

Please carefully consider the Position Description, including the Essential and Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Experience, and prepare an application that references these. Include an up to date Resume and two referees, and email to:

Dave Garner, Business Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: dave.garner@penrith.city

If you have questions about the role please contact Nick Atkins, Creative Producer, New Work and Development: nick.atkins@penrith.city

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE

August 10, 2017

We are hiring! Night Coordinators x 2

Categories: Jobs, News

Night Coordinators – Two part-time roles (Data and Events | Customer Experience)

Penrith Location | approx. 15 hours per week each

LGA Level 5

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is on the hunt for two Night Coordinators, part-time complementary roles that work as part of the broader Venue Services team across the range of educational, artistic, community and Conservatorium programs of the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre.

A well-presented, skilled communicator, the Night Coordinator is responsible for security, ticketing and venue services primarily during rehearsal and teaching evening periods. You will need to have skills across a specialised range of systems, excellent communication skills and the ability to think laterally to help coordinate information and services across the diverse teams and extended operating hours of The Joan.

The Night Coordinator – Data and Events will also assist in information collection, reporting and analysis; and the Night Coordinator – Customer Experience will assist in the design and maintenance of collateral and displays across the organisation.

Closing Monday 28 August (midnight)

HOW TO APPLY

Please carefully consider the Position Description, including the Essential and Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Experience, and prepare an application that references these. Include an up to date Resume and two referees, and email to:

Dave Garner, Business Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: dave.garner@penrith.city

If you have questions about the role please contact Haydn Vredegoor, Venue Operations Coordinator: haydn.vredegoor@penrith.city

NIGHT COORDINATOR – DATA AND EVENTS | MORE INFORMATION AND POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE

NIGHT COORDINATOR – CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE | MORE INFORMATION AND POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE

Marketing-Coordinator

MARKETING COORDINATOR

PENRITH PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS

FULL-TIME 12 MONTH CONTRACT (Maternity Leave Cover)

LGA Level 7

(Salary range from $57,185 plus 9.5% super and 17.5% leave loading)

Penrith Location

Here’s a great local opportunity to advance your career in arts management and marketing. Penrith Performing & Visual Arts comprises two of Western Sydney’s leading cultural institutions, the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre and Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest.

We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic self-starter with a passion for arts marketing to join our team as our full-time Marketing Coordinator. This position underpins the day-to-day marketing activities across the visual and performing arts in an organisation with exciting growth potential at the heart of the burgeoning Western Sydney region.

The Marketing Coordinator will work across a range of activities including publicity, promotion, distribution, communication, social media, content development, advertising, design, writing, editing, website updates, customer relationship management, general administration, database management and reporting.

If you love the arts and thrive on a fast-paced and dynamic work program then this is the job for you. You will need top-notch organisational skills, a solid grounding in marketing principles and the ability to work across multiple campaigns with competing deadlines whilst maintaining a good sense of humour and a commitment to creativity.

Download the Position Description here

Closing Tuesday 18 April (midnight)

HOW TO APPLY

Please carefully consider the Position Description, including the Essential and Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Experience, and prepare an application that references these. Include an up to date Resume and two referees, and email to:

Dave Garner, Business Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: dave.garner@penrith.city

If you have questions about the role please contact Krissie Scudds, Marketing Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: krissie.scudds@penrith.city

TIPS FOR APPLYING

Please always be sure to follow our Tips for Applying as you work through your application.

January 11, 2017

Join our Front of House Team!

Categories: Jobs, News, Press

The Joan is currently seeking Casual Front of House (FOH) Staff to join our venue services team.

Applicants must have a current RSA, First Aid Certificate and NSW Working With Children Check as well as previous bar or hospitality experience &/or proven experience working in a similar role.

Applicants must be available to work evenings and weekends and may also on occasion be offered weekday shifts. The position is suited to a positive, professional and well-presented person who is comfortable with dealing with the general public. Maturity and common-sense are highly valued in the Front of House role.

Duties include ushering for performances and events, bar service, assisting with enquiries and ticket sales through the Box Office, set-up & clean-up for events, general customer service, and various other duties as directed by the FOH Supervisor.

To apply please send a current résumé detailing your experience, availability and including contact information for at least two referees to our Front of House Coordinator, Haydn Vredegoor – foh@jspac.com.au

Closing Date for applications: Monday 13 February.

Click here to download the Position Description

provides a focal point for performing arts activity in the Western Sydney Region