French LOTE Teacher

Job Title: French LOTE Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melton, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$76000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 4/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-838_1716958364
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Bonjour! An exciting opportunity awaits a dedicated Primary/Secondary French LOTE teacher to join at a cutting-edge Independent School in Melton, situated in Melbourne's West. This is a permanent position focused on instructing students in upper Primary years to Secondary, within state-of-the-art facilities.

The school, recognized as one of the largest and globally renowned independent institutions, boasts a student body of over 9000 across 125 campuses worldwide. The Melton Campus, the largest in Victoria, is housed in a modern facility, serving not only local students but also those from nearby Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Sunbury, and Werribee. The campus features dedicated learning spaces for both Primary and Secondary education, currently accommodating 225 students onsite.

Key duties:

  • Develop age-appropriate and engaging curriculum plans that align the Victorian Curriculum for French LOTE Secondary levels.
  • Deliver effective and interactive French LOTE language instruction, focusing on vocabulary, pronunciation, and language structures.
  • Introduce aspects of French culture into lessons through age-appropriate activities, stories, and projects to foster cultural awareness.
  • Design assessments to evaluate their language acquisition and provide constructive feedback to students
  • Collaborate with other teachers and departments to integrate French language and culture into broader educational themes and projects.
  • Stay informed about developments in language education, attend workshops, and engage in ongoing professional development to enhance teaching skills and methodologies.

Skills & Experience:

  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Valid VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Primary/Secondary students in French LOTE in Australia
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching students in years 3-9
  • 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
  • Cross campus collaboration within Vic, interstate and internationally
  • 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-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 the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091


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