Food Technology Teacher

Job Title: Food Technology Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Braybrook, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$80000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 3/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-825_1716778090
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Attention all Food Technology educators seeking a new opportunity! Tradewind is excited to partner with a 7-12 Catholic school in Melbourne's inner West, offering a position to teach Food Technology to years 7-10. This role, available in both full-time and part-time capacities, is set to commence in early June and provides ongoing opportunities. Join an outstanding Food Tech team in a dynamic teaching and learning environment, complete with modern facilities and supportive leadership.

Key duties:

  • Work with others to develop a comprehensive food technology curriculum in alignment with educational standards and objectives for students in years 7 and 10.
  • Create engaging and informative lesson plans that cover various aspects of food technology, including cooking techniques, nutrition, and food safety.
  • Instruct students on proper food safety and hygiene practices, emphasizing the importance of maintaining a clean and safe kitchen environment.
  • Teach students how to safely and effectively use kitchen equipment, including ovens, stovetops, knives, and other culinary tools.
  • Integrate nutrition education into the curriculum, educating students about the nutritional value of foods and promoting healthy eating habits.
  • Stay updated on current trends in the food industry, incorporating relevant and contemporary practices into the curriculum.
  • Establish and maintain a positive and organized learning environment in the kitchen, managing student behaviour effectively.
  • Collaborate with other food technology teachers, to enhance the overall culinary education experience.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching secondary Food technology
  • Strong commitment to the Catholic ethos of the school
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Commencing from now, in a full-time/part-time basis in an ongoing position
  • Guiding students in grades 7-10 within a supportive teaching team
  • Excellent, modern Food Technology facilities
  • Collaborating with accessible and transparent leadership
  • Salary commensurate with demonstrated expertise and commitment

The School:

  • Around 1500 students spanning from years 7-12
  • Excellent facilities elevating the overall teaching and learning experience
  • An approachable management team and smaller team structures facilitating effective planning and support
  • Abundant opportunities for professional development

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-calibre 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 Tahlia Schueren on Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091

people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.
We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support.