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$60/h
1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Shirley
  • Individual
  • Group
Lessons can be held..
  • at their place
  • at your place
  • by webcam
Subjects taught
  • Music Reading
  • Singing
  • Piano
  • Piano Keyboard
  • Synthesizer
Levels
  • All Levels

Recently relocated qualified experience Music teacher in piano, strings, vocals and woodwind

Methodology

My teaching method begins with constructivism and branches into various techniques - scaffolding, discussion, brainstorming, problem solving, games etc. - depending on the cognitive and physical needs of my students, the tasks at hand while guiding them to their full potential as life-long learners.


Background

I am a teacher in Music, English, Humanities and Religion holding several degrees in Music, Education and PhD in Philosophy. I have taught Music in schools K-12 in NSW, Vic and South Australia and prior to relocating to SA I taught Writing, English at Swinburne University.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $60/h
Lessons offered by Shirley
Individual
Group
Lessons can be held..
at their place
at your place
webcam
Subjects taught
  • Music Reading
  • Singing
  • Piano
  • Piano Keyboard
  • Synthesizer
Levels
  • All Levels

Shirley's CV

Personal Objective: To utilise my skills and experience as a teacher by contributing to the educational development of students in a multicultural society into lifelong learners who may contribute globally to the growth of knowledge and world harmony.

Qualifications:

PhD of Philosophy 2014
Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne, Australia

Exegesis: Beyond Words examines the digital life of teenagers, the permanency of digital shadows and footprints, teenage digital language, and online social networking. The work also examines bibliotherapy, narratology and autoethnography.
Artefact: shadows.com is a Young Adult Fiction based on the underlying theme of cyberbullying that touches on low self-esteem, self-harm, and eating disorders.

Master of Arts 2008
Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne, Australia

Writing: A range of writing portfolios were developed from the underlying principles and concepts of creative writing, electronic writing, information management, eCommunications and writing for learning technologies.

Master of Applies Science 2005
Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga, NSW

Teacher Librarianship: leadership, collaboration, developing, enriching and implementing teaching and learning for 21st Century schooling.

Master of Education 2003
University Southern Queensland Toowoomba, QLD

Curriculum development and online teaching

Graduate Diploma of Education 2001
University of New England Armidale, NSW

Secondary Music Pedagogy Y7-10

Bachelor of Education 1998
University of South Australia Adelaide, SA

Bachelor of Music 1995
University of Adelaide Adelaide, SA

Major-Composition, Sub-Major Piano

Associate Teachers Diploma, Piano Trinity College of Music, London 1989


Career Summary:

2010 - present Swinburne University
Tutor/Teacher: Graduate Certificate of
Arts (Writing), Graduate Diploma of
Arts (Writing) and Master of Arts (Writing)

2010 – 2013 Lakeside Lutheran College Teacher: English, Humanities, Christian Studies, Music
Additional involvements - Curriculum development

2008 – 2009 Heritage Christian School Teacher: Music

2006 – 2008 Casual Teacher (Specialist Teacher)
Comboyne Public School, Byabarra Public School, Camden Haven High School, West Port
Primary School
Special Education Teacher for Indigenous students – Kempsey High School

2002 – 2005 St Columba Anglican School Head of Music, Teacher: Music, English and Christian Studies
Additional involvements - part of founding team for school, Curriculum development, Resource development, Organising peripatetic tutor programmes, Assistant Housemaster, Budget management
Bands, choirs, ensembles, Developing policies, Chapel Music, Developing ICT, Late Beginners Band for parents and teachers


2000 – 2001 Trinity College, Gawler Teacher: Music, Library, Religious Education
Additional involvements - Curriculum development, Assistant Housemaster, Identifying educationally at-risk students, PA system, Co-curricular band and choir

1997 – 1999 Caritas College, Port Augusta Teacher: Music and Religious
Additional involvements - Curriculum development, Budget management , Identifying educationally at-risk students, Liturgical Music for Mass and assemblies

1978 – 1996 Faire de la Musique Studio Music Educator
Private music tuition – piano, voice, flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, cello, guitar, trumpet, theory and musicianship.

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