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English/Humanities Teacher

Job Title: English/Humanities Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tarneit, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Term 2
Reference: TRD-2024-595_1710822290
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Mar 19, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An exciting opportunity awaits a dedicated English/Humanities teacher to join an F-9 school in Tarneit, located in Melbourne's Western suburbs. Joining a small team, you'll teach students in years 7-9 in a full-time role with a flexible start. With approximately 1000 students spanning from years F-9, this school offers an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of a vibrant school community.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive English/Humanities curriculum aligned with Victorian curriculum, covering various topics such as literature, writing, grammar, history, geography, and social studies.
  • Create engaging and differentiated lesson plans that cater to diverse learning styles and abilities, incorporating a combination of lectures, discussions, activities, and projects to enhance students' understanding and critical thinking skills.
  • Encourage students to think critically, analyse information, evaluate evidence, and draw informed conclusions about humanities topics and issues. Promote inquiry-based learning and research skills to develop students' intellectual curiosity and independent thinking.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in English, history, geography, and other humanities disciplines to create interdisciplinary projects, units, and activities that integrate multiple subject areas and foster cross-curricular connections.
  • Engage in continuous professional development activities to stay updated on best practices in humanities education, teaching methodologies, curriculum developments, and technology integration. Attend workshops, seminars, and conferences relevant to humanities teaching.

Skills & Experience:

  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Maintain a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching English/Humanities
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

Offering:

  • Teaching students in years 7-9
  • Commencement from now with flexible start
  • Join a school community that is actively growing and evolving
  • Receiving a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise, within the range of $75,000 to $115,000

The School:

  • F-9 school with around 1000 students
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school within the local community
  • Collaborative planning model with professional development opportunities


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

Alternatively, email your interest and resume to


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

TRADEWIND AUSTRALIA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

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.