Music Teacher Vacancies

WollCon is currently seeking a Jazz Program Lead, School Concert Band Conductor / Music Teacher(s), as well as an experienced Saxophone Teacher to join the teaching staff at WollCon.
Ilija Jazz

The Jazz Program at WollCon has an impressive reputation thanks to the tireless work of Eric Dunan over many years.

To continue to build on Eric’s legacy at WollCon, we are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic jazz musician/educator to Lead the Jazz Program which:

  • delivers the highest standards of music education and instrumental technique in jazz for our students,
  • actively encourages our students to engage in a broad range of repertoire and jazz styles/techniques,
  • integrates individual studio tuition with ensembles and small group learnings for all enrolees,
  • coaches and mentors a talented team of teachers to excel in teaching delivery and performance,
  • partners with our Schools Team to deliver and expand the jazz bands across the region’s Dept of Education schools,
  • collaborates closely with instrumental teachers and other program leads across WollCon to ensure the Jazz Program is integrated into the life of the Conservatorium and the whole WollCon community,
  • brings Jazz to our community through performances and events.
School Band Conductor

WollCon is currently seeking experienced instrumental and/or classroom Teacher/s to join the teaching staff at this leading Regional Conservatorium.  The successful candidate/s will have the opportunity to teach a portfolio of activities in different schools in the Illawarra across the week including the school band program, school music ensembles and our classroom music program.

The role will be focussed on contributing to WollCon’s presence in schools across the Illawarra by delivering school ensembles (principally bands) and classroom music lessons.  There is also the opportunity to build a portfolio of studio teaching to complement activities in schools if that is desirable.

WollCon ideal candidate would be an instrumentalist, ideally a player of a wind instrument to join our Schools Team.


WollCon is currently seeking experienced Saxophone Teacher/s to join the teaching staff at this leading Regional Conservatorium.  The successful candidate/s will have the opportunity to teach a significant portfolio of students across the week.

The role will be focussed on one-to-one studio teaching and liaising with ensemble directors to ensure that students have the opportunity to further their musical experiences by playing in a WollCon ensemble.  Experience in a variety of styles including jazz is imperative.  The successful applicant must be able to teach excellent technical skills as well as note reading and jazz specific techniques.

WollCon offers opportunities to music staff to lead ensembles/combos and take part in performances so interest in activities beyond studio teaching may be an advantage.

Who are we?

For 50 years, WollCon has been changing people’s lives through music. Students of all ages and backgrounds engage in music lessons, ensembles, concerts, and events throughout the year at our exceptional music school in Wollongong.

Our vision is to deliver positive change through music.

We provide our service through embedding the values of WollCon: inclusion, excellence, courage, passion.