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Job Availabilities (NSW, QLD)

We have been running our Kaboom Percussion School Shows and Workshops programs in Australia and New Zealand since 2015 and due to an increasing amount of interest in our programs we are looking to expand our player base with multiple duos on the east coast of Australia. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional school incursions and we are passionate about bringing music to students of all ages and abilities around the world.


We are seeking expressions of interest from talented and enthusiastic percussionists in Sydney and Brisbane who are passionate about working with Primary and High School aged students to deliver our programs for metro and regional schools. As a member of our Kaboom team you will receive intensive training in the delivery of our programs as well as ongoing support. Our aim is for our new players to rehearse in 2020 to be ready to perform in 2021. Performance/workshop bookings will be made throughout the year according to your availability. The position would suit freelance percussionists or instrumental teachers with flexible work schedules.


Job Title: Kaboom Percussion Schools Shows and Workshops Performer/Presenter

Job Type: Casual – per show/workshop rate

Location: Metro and Regional Schools in your home state (NSW, QLD)

Managers: Catherine Betts and Joshua Webster

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform School Shows (including transit, set-up/pack-down)

  • Deliver School Workshops (including transit, set-up/pack-down)

  • Maintain an excellent standard of performance

  • Abide by workplace health and safety policies and procedures

  • Other tasks as directed

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Percussion (or completing one in 2020)

  • Current Driver’s License and Working With Children Check 

  • Previous experience in school shows and workshops is desirable but not essential

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Passion for music and education

  • Excellent stage presence and public speaking

  • Excellent percussion performance

  • Good level of physical fitness

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Excellent verbal and written communication 

  • Organised and reliable

  • Understanding of technical requirements (microphones, PA system etc.)

  • Flexibility to work a variety of days and times throughout the school year (bookings will be made according to your availability)


Job Performance Goals

  • Maintain a high level of musicianship and performance excellence

  • Interact with school staff and students and other employees professionally at all times

  • Attend shows and workshops in a timely manner

  • Have fun sharing the joy of music!


To Apply:

Please submit your CV, a Cover Letter addressing the above criteria, and the contact details of at least on referee to by February 29th 2020 (QLD) or March 7th 2020 (NSW).

You will then receive an Audition Pack and be asked to submit audition requirements via video by March 15th 2020 (QLD) or March 22nd 2020 (NSW). The Audition Pack contains full details of Pay Rates, Number of Shows, and other relevant details.

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