Lower PS Auslan Teacher

Job Title: Lower PS Auslan Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wyndham Vale, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$76000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-705_1719369165
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 26, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Attention all Auslan educators! An exciting opportunity awaits for a Primary Auslan teacher at an F-6 school in Wyndham Vale, located in Melbourne's West. This full-time, ongoing position offers a flexible start in Term 3. Primarily focused on teaching lower Primary students, this role welcomes new graduates, those with permission to teach, and experienced educators alike. Join us in fostering a supportive learning environment and making a positive impact on the lives of our students.

Key duties:

  • Delivering structured lessons to primary school students to develop their proficiency in Auslan (Australian Sign Language).
  • Designing and implementing age-appropriate curriculum and lesson plans tailored to the needs and abilities of primary school students.
  • Promoting cultural awareness and understanding of the Deaf community and Auslan as a language through classroom activities and discussions.
  • Managing and organizing instructional materials, resources, and technology necessary for effective Auslan instruction.
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development to stay current with best practices in Auslan teaching methodologies and strategies.

Skills & Experience:

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


  • Commence in Term 3 with flexibility
  • Teach lower Primary students
  • Engage in a supportive and collaborative learning environment
  • Collaborate with accessible and transparent leadership
  • Salary commensurate with demonstrated expertise and commitment

The School:

  • Over 1300 students from Foundation to Grade 6
  • Modern facilities enhancing teaching and learning
  • Supportive management and smaller team setups for efficient planning
  • Numerous professional development opportunities

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 Schueren 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.