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Integration teacher

Job Title: Integration teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Werribee, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-721_1719797893
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Jul 01, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

Tradewind is collaborating with an excellent Catholic School in the Werribee area, offering a unique opportunity. We are actively seeking a year 9 Integration/Humanities teacher- an alternative program offering learning through experience with meaningful inquiry-based, student centred-curriculum. The role beginning in Term 3, is a full time opportunity, with the possibility of an ongoing contract. Don't miss out on the opportunity to become a valued member of this exceptional school community.

Key duties:

  • Design and implement an integrated curriculum that combines multiple subject areas, allowing students to make connections between different disciplines and engage in interdisciplinary learning experiences.
  • Foster a student-centered learning environment where students are encouraged to ask questions, explore topics of interest, and conduct research to deepen their understanding of concepts and issues.
  • Develop and facilitate hands-on, experiential learning opportunities that enable students to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world contexts.
  • Collaborate with local community organizations, businesses, and stakeholders to identify opportunities for students to engage in meaningful community actions, service-learning projects, and volunteer initiatives.
  • Develop authentic assessment methods that allow students to demonstrate their understanding and skills through performance tasks, projects, portfolios, and presentations.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to coordinate and align curriculum units, learning activities, and assessments across subject areas, ensuring coherence and integration within the program.
  • Engage in ongoing professional learning opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills in curriculum integration, inquiry-based learning, experiential education, and student-centered pedagogy.

Skills & Experience:

  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Maintain a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Secondary Humanities
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

Offering:

  • Teaching students in years 7-10 (Humanities) and year 9 for the Integration subject
  • Commencement from Term 3, 2024
  • Join a school community that is actively growing and evolving
  • Receiving a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise
  • Well respected school within the wider community
  • Excellent facilities on large acreage

The School:

  • Year 7-12 School with around 1800 students
  • Excellent school facilities and secure teacher parking
  • Highly collaborative teaching environment
  • Willing to support teachers wanting to achieve Catholic accreditation
  • Clear behaviour structures for students
  • Low staff turn over
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school within the local community
  • Excellent 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-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

Alternatively, email your interest and resume to

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

TRADEWIND AUSTRALIA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

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.