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Music teacher accused of having sex with a student after being exposed by his own wife


The married music teacher is accused of having sex with one of his students "after being exposed by his own wife".

  • Music teacher who allegedly had sex with a student is charged with 16 crimes
  • Charges include sexual penetration of a child under his care and supervision
  • Daniel James Zampatti is publicly mentioned on the Geelong Magistrates Court
  • Teacher's registration was removed after the woman found out about an alleged relationship

A former music teacher who allegedly had sex with a teenager was only exposed after his wife found out about the relationship.

Daniel James Zampatti, 38, was working at Geelong Christian College when he reportedly started a relationship with the girl.

It is believed that 16 complaints were filed following a complaint from the alleged victim and one person Investigation by the Geelong Sexual Offenses and Child Abuse Investigation Team.

Former head of music technology, Daniel Zampatti, was charged with 16 crimes

"A 38-year-old Geelong West man was charged with sexually penetrating a child under his care, supervision or authority and numerous improper acts with a child under his care, supervision or authority," said a spokesman for the Victoria Police told Daily Mail Australia .

"He will stand before the Geelong District Court on October 4th."

Zampatti was the head of music technology at Geelong Christian College when he was released from school after his wife found out that he allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a then 17-year-old student in 2016.

The former teacher, 38, will stand in front of the Geelong Magistrates Court on October 4th

The former teacher, 38, will stand in front of the Geelong Magistrates Court on October 4th

Zampatti was later released from his teaching registration in 2017 when a panel of the Victorian Institute of Teaching found that he was "incapable of teaching" and described his behavior as "reprehensible at every level".

He describes himself as a freelance musician in his LinkedIn biography, in which his previous teaching experience is not mentioned.

Geelong Christian College declined to comment on the matter.

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