Primary Art Teacher

Job Title: Primary Art Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tarneit, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 4/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-620_1717137475
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Are you a passionate Primary Art educator with a love for creative expression? Tradewind is excited to collaborate with an F-9 school in Tarneit, presenting a fantastic opportunity to teach Art to students from Foundation to year 6. This full-time, ongoing role offers flexibility with a start date this term. Join the school in nurturing a love for artistic expression and creativity while leaving a lasting impression on young minds.

Key duties:

  • Design and deliver art lessons that align with curriculum standards and cater to the diverse needs of primary students.
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages self-expression and artistic exploration.
  • Develop and implement age-appropriate projects and activities to enhance students' understanding and appreciation of art.
  • Assess and provide constructive feedback on students' artistic endeavours to facilitate their growth and development.
  • Stay abreast of current trends and best practices in art education, continuously seeking opportunities for professional development.
  • Exhibit unwavering dedication to ongoing professional growth and development, staying abreast of the evolving educational landscape.
  • Embrace and uphold the school's educational philosophy, seamlessly integrating it into both teaching practices and personal ethos.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have a valid a VIT registration
  • Previous experience in teaching Primary Art
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Flexible Term 2 start with a full-time, permanent position
  • Work with students in years Foundation to year 6
  • Collaborating with several other Primary/Secondary Art teachers
  • Salary reflecting demonstrated expertise and dedication

The School:

  • About 2400 students spanning from Foundation to Year 9
  • Classes organized in a straight format with designated learning Specialists, mentors, and coaches
  • Abundant opportunities for professional advancement and skill development
  • Collaborative team planning and supportive collegial structures

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

people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.
We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support.