PE Primary teacher

Job Title: PE Primary teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydenham, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$76000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Now
Reference: TRD-2024-765_1718065155
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 11, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A rewarding part-time opportunity (0.6 FTE) awaits a dedicated Primary PE teacher at a small Catholic school near Taylor's Hill, nestled in Melbourne's West. This role entails instructing primary students in PE as part of the specialist program in straight classes, with teacher planning sessions time tabled each day. Work in a small PE team of two, with collegial planning. Easily accessible by public transport (train), with the role commencing in early June. The role welcomes both new graduates and experienced educators.

Key Duties

  • Design and implement a curriculum that encourages physical fitness, motor skills development, and overall health within the Victorian Curriculum
  • Lead students in various physical activities, sports, and exercises to enhance their cardiovascular health, strength, flexibility, and coordination
  • Provide guidance and constructive feedback to help students improve their individual and team-based skills
  • Instil values of sportsmanship, fair play, and teamwork through organized sports and group activities
  • Use various assessment methods to gauge individual and group performance, providing feedback for improvement
  • Create an inclusive environment that accommodates students with different abilities and learning styles.
  • Adapt activities to meet the diverse needs of students, ensuring everyone can participate and experience success
  • Ensure a safe and secure environment during physical activities, implementing proper safety protocols

Skills & Experience:

  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration or just applied
  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching PE advantageous
  • Welcome graduate applications
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).
  • An understanding and support of Catholic values


  • Part time (Tue-Thu, 0.6) role
  • Instructing students ranging from Foundation to Grade 6
  • Work within a small team of 2 PE teachers
  • Collegial planning
  • Protected planning and prep time each day
  • Collaborating with approachable and transparent leadership
  • Excellent school culture- positive and supportive
  • School walking distance to trainline

The School:

  • Less than 500 students ranging from Foundation to Grade 6
  • Promotes excellent student behaviour and fosters a positive learning culture
  • Accessible management team and smaller team setups enhance efficient planning and support
  • Offers ample opportunities for professional growth and 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-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.