Primary Art/Performing Arts Teacher

Job Title: Primary Art/Performing Arts Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Tarneit, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Now
Reference: TRD-2024-423_1707278976
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Feb 07, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

A rewarding opportunity is available for a committed Arts teacher to join a large F-6 school in Tarneit, located in Melbourne's West, in a full-time, permanent position as a Performing Arts/Visual Arts teacher from now. This role is focused on instructing students across several year levels, and welcomes both new graduates and experienced educators.

Key Duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive curriculum for Performing Arts and Visual Arts that aligns with the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Design engaging and age-appropriate lessons that foster creativity and artistic expression.
  • Facilitate hands-on activities, demonstrations, and performances to enhance students' understanding and appreciation of the arts.
  • Provide opportunities for students to explore different art forms and develop their artistic talents.
  • Provide constructive feedback to students to support their artistic growth and development.
  • Establish and maintain a positive and supportive classroom environment conducive to artistic exploration and learning.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and staff to integrate arts education with other subjects and cross-curricular activities.
  • Engage in continuous professional development to stay updated on arts education methodologies, new artistic trends, and innovative teaching techniques.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • 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).


  • Full-time starting as soon as possible
  • Instructing students ranging from P-6
  • Work within a large a supporting teaching team
  • Collaborating with approachable and transparent leadership
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Around 2000 students spanning from Foundation to Grade 6
  • High performing
  • Modern facilities elevating the overall teaching and learning experience
  • An approachable management team with Instructional leaders in each learning community
  • Excellent mentor program for graduates and new teachers
  • Excellent student behaviour and whole school wide programs
  • Abundant opportunities for professional 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 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.