Middle Primary Teacher

Job Title: Middle Primary Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Altona Meadows
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 18/3/24
Reference: TRD-2024-503_1709680967
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Mar 06, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A rewarding opportunity for a committed lPriamry teacher to join the inclusive community of a Primary school in Altona Meadows, situated in Melbourne's bustling West. In this role, you'll take charge of developing and delivering an engaging curriculum tailored to middle primary years, in small classes of under 20 students. Your responsibilities will extend beyond academic enrichment to nurturing students' creative flair and fostering a lifelong love for learning. If you're dedicated to igniting young minds and promoting holistic growth, we welcome you to join us in shaping the bright 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).


  • Work within a wonderful 3/4 learning community
  • Work within a small 4 teacher 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
  • Open to experienced, grads and PTT applicants

The School:

  • Less than 300 students spanning from Foundation to Grade 6
  • Intimate class sizes averaging around 17-19 students
  • 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.

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