Primary Auslan Teacher

Job Title: Primary Auslan Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Altona
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-817_1719372041
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 26, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Calling all AUSLAN educators! A rewarding opportunity beckons for a Primary AUSLAN educator to join an inclusive Primary school in Altona Meadows, situated in Melbourne's bustling West. In this role, you'll be part of the specialist team in delivering AUSLAN instruction to students in years Foundation to grade 6 in a part time (0.8) role starting Term 3.

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:

  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching AUSLAN within a Primary school environment
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Starting Term 3, for a part time, ongoing opportunity
  • Work Tue, Wed and Thu with flexible other day- Mon or Fri
  • Teach across all year levels F-6
  • Collaborating with approachable and transparent leadership
  • Strong sense of community within the school and excellent support at all levels

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.

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.

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