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English Teacher

Job Title: English Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tarneit, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 4/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-849_1717129480
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: May 31, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An exciting opportunity awaits a dedicated English 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:

  • Designing and delivering lessons that focus on developing advanced language skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing under the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Teaching concepts of text analysis, interpreting literature, discussing themes, characters, and literary techniques, and fostering a deeper appreciation for literature, writing sophisticated essays, engaging in debates, and delivering presentations.
  • Introducing students to a wide range of literary genres and texts from various cultural and historical contexts.
  • Teaching grammar, syntax, and language conventions to help students refine their writing and communication skills.
  • Encouraging critical thinking and analysis of texts by teaching students to question, evaluate, and interpret information critically.
  • Nurturing students' creativity and imagination through activities such as creative writing workshops, poetry analysis, and storytelling exercises.
  • Teaching students research skills and methodologies to conduct independent inquiries and investigations.
  • Collaborating with colleagues, to share resources, strategies, and best practices for teaching first language English effectively.

Skills & Experience:

  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Maintain a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching English in Australia
  • 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.