Catholic RE Secondary Teacher

Job Title: Catholic RE Secondary Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melton
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 4/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-666_1716359743
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Are you passionate about teaching Religious Education? An exciting opportunity awaits a dedicated RE Teacher to join a thriving Catholic school in Melton starting from early June this year. This full-time, ongoing position is based at a new campus in Cobblebank and involves instructing students in grades 7-8. Join a dynamic and respected school community that is experiencing continual growth and be part of shaping its future success.

Key duties:

  • Designing and developing lesson plans and instructional materials in alignment with the Catholic religious education curriculum.
  • Integrating Catholic teachings, doctrines, and values into lesson plans to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the faith.
  • Conducting engaging and informative classes to impart knowledge of Catholic theology, scripture, and religious traditions.
  • Facilitating discussions, activities, and reflective exercises to encourage students' critical thinking and personal spiritual growth.
  • Providing pastoral support and guidance to students, fostering a supportive and empathetic learning environment.
  • Collaborating with parents, guardians, and the broader community to strengthen the connection between religious education and students' lived experiences.
  • Engaging in continuous professional development to stay abreast of developments in Catholic theology, religious education pedagogy, and educational best practices.
  • Exhibit unwavering dedication to continuous professional growth and development, staying attuned to the evolving educational landscape.

Skills & Experience:

  • Full working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Religious Education (Catholic)
  • Previous experience teaching within the Catholic System advantageous
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching Religious Studies to students in years 7-8- other methods are welcomed
  • Brand new campus facilities- opened 2024
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise, ranging from $80,000 to $115,000
  • Continuing opportunities for professional development

The School:

  • Two campuses with students from 7-12 and 7-8 currently.
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Strong pastoral care program for students and staff
  • Being a part of a community with a robust moral foundation that places a high emphasis on character development and social responsibility
  • Great resources and facilities
  • Well respected school within the local community

Why work with Tradewind?

The Benefits:

  • Work with an organisation that is relentless in securing quality opportunities in a personalised way
  • Relevant and real information about roles
  • No joining fees/other fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation for providing high-calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping them to pursue rewarding careers. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Tahlia on the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.

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