Islamic Studies Teacher PS/Secondary

Job Title: Islamic Studies Teacher PS/Secondary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tarneit
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Now
Reference: TRD-2024-855_1718086502
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 11, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

Calling all dedicated Islamic Studies teachers for primary and secondary levels! A remarkable opportunity awaits you at a renowned International Baccalaureate Islamic school in Tarneit, starting from Term 3. This esteemed institution, accommodating approximately 1600 students from P-12, is dedicated to nurturing both novice and experienced educators in the field of Islamic Studies. Known for its exemplary student conduct, the school embraces teachers from diverse faith backgrounds. Seize this opportunity to become part of a vibrant and inclusive educational community!

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Islamic Studies curriculum that aligns with the school's educational standards, religious goals and Victorian Curriculum.
  • Ensure the curriculum covers key aspects of Islamic teachings, including Quranic studies, Hadith, Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), Seerah (life of Prophet Muhammad), Islamic history, and ethics.
  • Prepare detailed lesson plans that are engaging, age-appropriate, and cater to the diverse learning needs of students.
  • Teach students the correct recitation (Tajweed) and memorization (Hifz) of the Quran.
  • Provide regular practice sessions and assess students' progress in Quranic recitation and memorization.
  • Instil Islamic values and ethics in students, emphasizing the importance of good character, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Guide students in their spiritual development, encouraging regular prayer (Salah), reflection, and adherence to Islamic practices.
  • Organise and participate in school events related to Islamic culture

Skills & Experience:

  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Islamic Studies in Australia at a Primary/Secondary level
  • Supportive of school ethos and faith
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Become part of a dynamic and expanding school community
  • Flexible start date during Term 3, 2024
  • Enjoy a positive and supportive staff and student culture
  • Competitive salary based on experience, ranging from $75,000 to $115,000
  • Interviews available online or in person

The School:

  • Accredited International Baccalaureate school
  • Supportive management with smaller team structures
  • Highly respected within the local community
  • Emphasis on collaborative planning and 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 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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