Handbook for Instrumental Music Teachers

VMTA Handbook for Instrumental Music Teachers

VMTA is pleased to offer instrumental music teachers a comprehensive handbook on our Useful Information for Teachers page at https://vmta.org.au/useful-information-for-teachers/.

The handbook is designed to be used by all teachers working in their own studio and in schools. It also includes a Code of Ethics written specifically for VMTA Members.



Contents include:

  • Working Conditions: Categories of Instrumental Music Teaching
  • Terms & Conditions of Employment in Schools
  • Terms & Conditions of the Studio Teacher
  • Financial & Record Management
  • Industry Requirements: VIT Registration, Working with Children Check, Child Safety Standards, Mandatory Reporting
  • Insurance: Public Liability, Professional Indemnity, Income Protection, Equipment, Insurance Providers
  • VMTA Professional Learning, Membership Types, Membership Benefits, Governance
  • VMTA Member Code of Ethics
  • Lesson Enrolment Form & Contract
  • Confidentiality of Information Relating to Child Protection Matters Policy
  • Child Safety Code of Conduct
  • Mandatory Reporting Policy
  • Teacher and Student Professional Boundaries Policy

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