English/Hums teacher

Job Title: English/Hums teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 20/5/24
Reference: TRD-2024-694_1715664300
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A rewarding opportunity awaits a committed Secondary English/Humanities teacher at a leading Independent School in Melton, located in Melbourne's West. This permanent position is tailored to instruct students from years 7-10 in state-of-the-art facilities.

The school, renowned globally with 125 campuses worldwide and a student body of over 9000, prides itself on its innovative approach to education. The Melton Campus, the largest in Victoria, serves local students as well as those from nearby regions such as Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Sunbury, and Werribee. With dedicated learning spaces for both Primary and Secondary education, the campus currently accommodates 225 students onsite.

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:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching English (as a first language) and Humanities
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Full time role commencing mid Term 2, 2024
  • Teaching students in years 7-10
  • Very competitive remuneration and employment benefits
  • Great work-life balance - no after school or weekend sport/cultural activities
  • Small school communities and class sizes with larger organisational resources
  • Dedicated Teacher Academy for professional learning
  • High academic performance culture with exceptional student outcomes

The School:

  • Pioneering technology, in technology-empowered learning spaces.
  • A commitment to providing a safe and caring working and learning environment with a strong focus on wellbeing.
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school with a truly global focus
  • 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


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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