Education Support

Job Title: Education Support
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melton South
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$50000 - AU$62000 per annum
Start Date: Early Term 2
Reference: TRD-2024-605_1712111938
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Apr 03, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A rewarding opportunity is available for a committed Education Support professional to join the inclusive community of a Primary school in Melton South, situated in Melbourne's West. This full-time role involves working with students from Foundation to Year 6 on an as-needed basis, supporting the cultivation of positive behaviour, offering additional assistance to students requiring accommodations, and aiding teachers as required. If you're dedicated to making a difference in students' lives, this position could be the perfect fit for you.

Key duties:

  • Providing support to teachers by assisting with classroom management, lesson preparation, and instructional activities.
  • Work with small groups of students, providing one-on-one assistance, or helping to implement differentiated instruction strategies.
  • Monitor students during lunch breaks, recess, and other non-instructional times to ensure their safety and well-being.
  • Implement behaviour management techniques to address disruptive behaviour and promote a positive learning environment.
  • Provide additional support to students who may require special accommodations or interventions due to learning disabilities, behavioural challenges, or other needs.
  • Assist with the administration of assessments and tracking student progress to identify areas where additional support may be needed.
  • Encourage positive behaviour and student engagement through praise, encouragement, and reinforcement of desired behaviours.
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and other support staff to develop and implement strategies for meeting the diverse needs of students in a challenging school environment.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have complete a certificate III or IV in Education Support
  • Demonstrate previous experience as Education Support Staff
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years


  • Flexible start in early Term 2
  • Full time contract with possibility of ongoing
  • Collaborating with approachable and transparent leadership and teachers
  • Strong sense of community within the school and excellent support at all levels
  • Working with students across all year levels F-6
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Around 950 students from Foundation to Grade 6 in straight classes
  • Encouraging management team and compact team structures facilitating streamlined planning and support
  • Abundant opportunities for professional advancement and personal development

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-caliber 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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