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English Teacher

Job Title: English Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Werribee, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$76000 - AU$116000 per annum
Start Date: Now
Reference: TRD-2024-638_1717467917
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Jun 04, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Are you a passionate English educator in search of a rewarding teaching opportunity? Tradewind is collaborating with an excellent Catholic School in the Werribee area, actively seeking a committed English teacher to join their team starting in Term 2 or 3, on a full-time basis. This role offers potential opportunities to teach English with one other methods, and even VCE classes if desired. As the designated English instructor for students in years 7-10, you'll have the chance to make a lasting impact and pave the way for ongoing opportunities in the future. Don't miss out on the opportunity to become a valued member of this exceptional 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:

  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Secondary English in Australia
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years

Offering:

  • Teaching students in years 7-10
  • Teaching 7-10 English
  • Commencement from Term 2 or 3
  • Join a school community that is actively growing and evolving
  • Receiving a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise
  • Well respected school within the wider community
  • Excellent facilities on large acreage

The School:

  • Year 7-12 School with around 1800 students
  • Excellent school facilities and secure teacher parking
  • Highly collaborative teaching environment
  • Willing to support teachers wanting to achieve Catholic accreditation
  • Clear behaviour structures for students
  • Low staff turn over
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school within the local community
  • Excellent 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

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

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.