Full Time Kindergarten Teacher

Job Title: Full Time Kindergarten Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$81414 - AU$120774 per annum + + Super
Start Date: May 2024
Reference: ECTHAWELC1403_1710388072
Contact Name: Education team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Mar 14, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Full Time Kindergarten Teacher

Salary field: $81,414.00 (level 1) to $120,774.00 (Level 11) plus 11% super?

Job Summary: We are working with an independent Jewish school who are seeking a Full-time Kindergarten Teacher on a one year fixed term contract, to commence in May 2024.

  • Full Time Fixed Term position May 2024 - May 2025
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance

Full Time Kindergarten Teacher Rate

$81,414.00 (level 1) to $120,774.00 (Level 11) plus 11% super?


  • Work with an organisation who is relentless in securing quality opportunities
  • No joining fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis.

About the Role:

We are recruiting for a qualified Kindergarten Teacher to work in an inclusive Jewish College (K-12), in the heart of Hawthorn. This is an independent school with a strong community ethos and a curriculum program inspired by Reggio Emilia.

Key duties:

  • Base teaching on best theoretical and practical knowledge and knowledge of each student's development, skills and interest.
  • Identify and cater for individual learner needs, collaborating with other teachers and specialist staff in the College.
  • Provide an environment that promotes the cognitive, physical, emotional, social and intellectual wellbeing of all students.
  • Work closely with parents regarding the progress and development of their children.
  • Participate in the creation, development and evaluation of curriculum.
  • Design lesson plans and assessments that reflect a deep understanding of the content
  • Stay informed regarding current trends, teaching practices and curriculum and resource developments by remaining in contact with relevant associations and other professional networks.
  • Keep confidential records, respond to inquiries, and promote the centre professionally.
  • Actively participate in the integrated team, ensuring compliance with policies, Child Safe Standards, and the Australian Early Childhood Association Code of Ethics.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Education - Early Childhood Education (or ACEQUA equivalency)
  • Current VIT registration
  • Previous/current experience as a Kindergarten Teacher in Australia - minimum 2 years as Kinder Teacher required for this position
  • Satisfactory Police and Working with Children checks

Why work with Tradewind?

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 of providing high calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping to pursue a rewarding career. 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 resume to
For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Early Learning Team on 03 9110 0090

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