Foundation Primary Teacher

Job Title: Foundation Primary Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hoppers Crossing
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Term 1
Reference: TRD-2024-349_1705465972
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 17, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An enticing opportunity awaits an experienced Foundation Primary teacher to join a community-oriented Catholic school in Hoppers Crossing this year. This collaborative school, with around 400 students in straight classes, is on the lookout for passionate, empathetic educators with a strong collaborative skill set. The school provides support for both graduates and permission-to-teach teachers, maintains excellent student behaviour, offers learning coaching, and boasts ample resources. With approachable and transparent management, this well-resourced school. Join the exceptional faculty at this cooperative institution, which is extending a contract position for 2024 with the potential for ongoing opportunities.

Key duties:

  • Craft, create, assess, and refine the curriculum for your subject areas and assigned grade levels
  • Provide captivating and enthusiastic instruction
  • Maintain up-to-date familiarity with primary curriculum initiatives
  • Dedicate yourself to continuous professional growth, engaging in coaching, mentoring, and collaborative endeavours
  • Show proficiency in teamwork, strategic thinking, innovative planning, and embody the ethos and mission of a Catholic school


  • Instructing students in the broad spectrum of primary grades, from Foundation through 6
  • Becoming a member of a school community that's actively evolving and expanding
  • Thrive within a close-knit, supportive educational environment that fosters a deep sense of belonging for both educators and students
  • Participation in a community grounded in strong moral values, prioritizing character development and social responsibility
  • Engage with accessible and open leadership including allocated Learning coaches/mentors
  • Offering a salary based on your proven expertise, with a range of $75,000 to $115,000
  • Ongoing opportunities for professional development

Skills & Experience:

  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Hold a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Previous experience in Primary teaching advantageous, although open to graduates and Permission to Teach
  • Ability to provide contact details for three education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

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:

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


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