Grade 1 Teacher

Job Title: Grade 1 Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melton South
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-601_1710471500
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Mar 15, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An enriching opportunity awaits a dedicated lower years educator to become part of the inclusive community at a Primary school in Melton South, located in Melbourne's West. As the grade 1 teacher, you will lead the development and delivery of an engaging curriculum, while also nurturing students' creativity and instilling a passion for lifelong learning. If you're committed to sparking curiosity and supporting holistic growth, we invite you to join us in shaping the promising futures of our students.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement lesson plans and instructional materials that align with the Victorian curriculum
  • Establish and maintain a positive and orderly classroom environment conducive to learning, including managing student behaviour, fostering positive relationships, and promoting mutual respect among students.
  • Design and administer assessments, to evaluate students' understanding and provide timely feedback to students and parents on their progress and areas for improvement.
  • Provide additional support and assistance to students who require differentiation to meet the diverse needs of students, including those with learning disabilities or English language learners.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, administrators, and support staff to share ideas, resources, and strategies for improving student learning outcomes.
  • Participate in team meetings, grade-level planning, and school-wide initiatives to support the school community.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Primary advantageous
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Starting this term within a wonderful grade 1 learning community
  • Collaborating with approachable and transparent leadership
  • Strong sense of community within the school and excellent support at all levels
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Around 950 students from Foundation to Grade 6 in straight classes
  • Encouraging management team and compact team structures facilitating streamlined planning and support
  • Abundant opportunities for professional advancement and personal 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-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 Tahlia on the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091


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.

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