Education Support | Special Development Schools

Job Title: Education Support | Special Development Schools
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Preston, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: Up to AU$217 per day + Super
Start Date:
Reference: TA-NORTH-JUNE2024_1719358146
Contact Name: Education team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 26, 2024

Job Description

Education Support - Special Development Schools | Northern Suburbs of Melbourne

Rate - $217p.d + super

Please ensure you have the relevant skills and experiences (see below). Any applicants that do not meet this criteria will not be contacted.


· Work with an organisation who is relentless in securing quality opportunities
· No joining fees
· Free and easy to use App to manage your availability and select from a range of different schools.
· If you require advanced bookings, we can try to cater to this
· Ability to build strong relationships with your local schools which can lead to short- and long-term contracts
· Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis.
· Educator of the week - prizes and more

About the role:

Join our team as a Teacher's Assistant to work at a Special Development School in and around the Northern Suburbs of Melbourne. We will match your skills, preferences, and availability to the schools we work with to ensure you enjoy the shifts we offer you.

Key duties:
· Assist teachers in providing a safe and stimulating learning environment
· Ensure a continuation of learning for students in the absence of their usual education support.
· Develop a stimulating learning environment by using a variety of styles and approaches to cater for individual learning needs.

Skills & Experience:
· Completed an ACECQA Recognised qualification to work with Primary aged children in a school setting, including completion of required placements.
· Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (must be mentor teachers, supervising teachers, daily organisers or principals).
· Ability to work with students with a range of support needs.
· You MUST be willing to work within special development schools.
· You MUST
be willing to support students with meals and toileting needs.

Desired Skills & Experience:
· Adaptable to changing work environments.
· Experience working with Children with special needs.

Why work with Tradewind?

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 of providing high calibre teachers with flexible and consistent work, whilst also helping to pursue a rewarding career. 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.

Alternatively, email your resume to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Recruitment Team on 1800 192 195.


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 background and people with disability and lived experience to apply

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