Closing Date:  08 Dec, 2019

Education Manager

Job  | Full-time  | 

In the role of Education Manager you will work closely with various educational institutions, the Orchestra and WASO Administration to develop, facilitate, and project manage WASO’s Education and Young and Emerging Artist programs, in accordance Community Engagement & Educations strategic plan and relevant internal and external policies and procedures.

Full Details

Through our Community Engagement and Education programs we reach the young and young at heart, from beginners who have never held an instrument to experienced enthusiasts and everyone in between.  This role has a strong emphasis on consultation, collaboration, people management and communication. 

Skills Required 

To be successful you will have tertiary qualifications in either the Arts, Education or extensive demonstrated experience in this field. Furthermore, you will have experience in the education sector or arts environment. 

You will also be able to demonstrate: 

  • Knowledge of the WA Education system and curriculum 
  • Knowledge of symphonic repertoire and ability to read music 
  • Experience working in education or for a performing arts company 
  • The ability to foster networks within relevant Government, Education and Performing Arts communities 
  • A high level of ethical behaviour and good judgment 
  • A willingness and ability to travel 
  • A willingness to work outside normal business hours 

If you have a passion for music education, a love of classical music and building lasting and meaningful relationships, this is your next career step. 

Your Benefits 

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading and iconic arts organisation, where you will be directly supporting and involved in live music performance. Our employees enjoy many of our performances either free or discounted as well as non-remunerative benefits such as continuing professional development and enjoyment of our Health and Wellness Program. This is your opportunity to engage in a vibrant cultural environment in the heart of the CBD. 

For a more detailed explanation of this role please review the Position Descriptionhere

All applications must include your current Resume and a Covering Letter summarising your suitability for this position. 

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. WASO encourages people with disability, Indigenous Australians, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job. 


Narelle Coghill 
Human Resources Coordinator

Applications close: Sunday 8th December 2019 (Interviews from 13th January 2020) 

Only applicants with full Australian work rights will be considered for this position.