janielle beh


2017                            Master of Teaching (Music, Secondary Education)

                                    Monash University

2015                            Graduate Diploma of Theology (Youth and Intercultural Ministry)

                                    Harvest Bible College

2014                            Bachelor of Music Performance (Piano)

                                    Melbourne Conservatorium, University of Melbourne


2011                            Victorian Certificate of Education

                                    Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School


2010                            AMEB Associate Diploma in Music, Piano (A.Mus.A)



2018-Current              Head of Piano Faculty, Music Educator

                                    Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM)

  • Piano instructor to students in Grades 4-14

  • Mentorship of junior faculty piano teacher

  • Piano accompanist

  • Distance-Learning and Mentorship program coordinator for partnerships with the University of Oxford, Orchestra of St. John's and Teach to Learn

  • Classroom music educator: Music Theory, Harmony, Music Forms & Analysis, Musicianship

  • Curriculum development of Music Pedagogy training


2008-2017                   Music Tutor


  • Classical Piano, Piano for Leisure, and Play-by-Ear Piano/Keyboard/Guitar lessons tailored to the interests of adult students and children from the age of 3 to primary and secondary school

  • Experience in exam preparation for AMEB Classical Piano and Piano for Leisure (Grade 1-8) and Music Theory (Grade 1-5)

  • Aural and Musicianship training lessons

  • Experience with special needs children


2017                            Student Teacher (International Professional Experience)

                                    Fort Convent, Mumbai, India


2017                            Student Teacher (International Professional Experience)

                                    Victoria International School of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

2016                            Student Teacher – Classroom Music

                                    Xavier College, Kew, Victoria

  • Taught Year 7-9 General Music: used Kodaly and Orff methods

  • Curriculum contribution to the iMex Project, a new inquiry-based music assessment project

  • Observed Year 11-12 VCE Music Solo Performance and Music Styles and Composition classes

  • Conducted Year 6-8 Concert Band and Liturgy/Choir rehearsals

  • Piano accompaniment for choir and musical production rehearsals


2014                            Piano Teacher

                                    Glenvale School

  • Taught piano instrumental lessons and music theory to Year 4-6 students

  • Organised term concerts for solo piano performances


2012 – 2013                Piano and Music Theory Teacher

                                    Donvale Christian College

  • Taught piano instrumental lessons and music theory to Year 2-6 students



 2017                           Music Teaching Assistant in Community-Based College

                                    Doveton College

  • Assist in Year 2-4 General Music class

  • Assist and facilitate in Year 8 Music elective class: band practice, songwriting, keyboard, guitar and ukulele

  • Develop content curriculum for ‘The Lullaby Collective’ community music program for women and babies in the Early Learning Centre


Jul – Aug 2017          Music Workshop Facilitator in New Delhi

                                   Tejas Asia

  • Taught group songwriting and singing classes to young people in Hope Community School and mobile school bus program for street children


2012 – Current           Music Mentor in Sudanese-Australian Youth Group

                                    Sudanese Christian Youth Network Australia

  • Mentor Sudanese-Australian youth of refugee backgrounds in music and community engagement in a Dandenong youth group

  • Music teaching facilitator to group keyboard/voice and songwriting lessons, and music band rehearsals

  • Volunteer leader in Sudanese-Australian Integrated Learning (SAIL) camps


Summer Break          Music Projects in Africa

2014                           Zimbabwe and Kenya

  • Conducted music workshops in a disadvantaged community for street youth at Avondale Street Ministry (Zimbabwe)

  • Conducted music and songwriting classes for primary and secondary school students at Olympic Academy and Northgate School (Kenya)


2015                           Rwanda

  • Mentor local musicians to develop music education program for disadvantaged schools in partnership with Jubal Music School

  • Facilitated music therapy sessions with vulnerable women at vocational school


2016                           Uganda

  • Conducted music and songwriting classes at New Horizons School and Okoa Refuge organization

  • Conducted music mentoring program at Freedom Home, a center for drug and alcohol rehabilitation for young people between 15-25


Jun – Aug 2014         English and Music Teaching Volunteer in Israel

                                   Go Eco International

  • Taught English and music to primary and secondary students in a disadvantaged Druze community in Northern Israel.




Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • Natural ability to establish good rapport with young people

  • Perceptive of the emotions, needs and interests of students

  • Effective and positive communication through fluent verbal and written skills with parents, staff members and students

  • Intercultural experience teaching and working with children and youth of diverse cultural and religious backgrounds


Music Skills

  • Piano Accompaniment for choir and various ensembles

  • Proficiency in other instruments: keyboard, violin, guitar, ukulele, djembe, voice

  • Conducting choir, band, and ensemble direction

  • Songwriting and basic recording

  • AMEB Grade 6 Music Theory

  • Aural and musicianship training

  • Kodaly and Orff methodology: use of solfege, rhythm time names, pitched percussion instruments to facilitate music learning and development


Planning and Organisational Skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills, demonstrated through planning, developing and implementing curriculum in teaching practicum schools

  • Effective organization and coordination of music classroom space, use of recording and instrumental equipment for group and ensemble class activities

  • Interest in contributing to curriculum development and sourcing new music resources to engage students


Technology Skills

Proficiency and experience in using:

  • Music Notation Software – Sibelius, Finale, MuseScore

  • Music Recording and Editing Software – GarageBand, Protools

  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Design Software – Photoscape, Adobe Acrobat, Canva

  • Communication platforms such as Zoom, Skype, Google Meet, GotoTraining


Pastoral Skills

  • Values positive behavior support and restorative justice practices in classroom management and discipline

  • Experience in differentiated learning when teaching students with different music abilities and/or special needs such as classic autism



2017                            Provisional Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)

2009 – Current           Working with Children Check

2017                            National Criminal History Record Check

2013                            Mental Health First Aid