Primary French LOTE

Job Title: Primary French LOTE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tarneit
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Term 4 or 2025 Start
Reference: TRD-2024-826_1716789321
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

A rewarding opportunity awaits a committed Primary French LOTE teacher to join a dynamic community at an F-6 school in Tarneit, nestled in Melbourne's West. This full-time, permanent position is available from Term 4, 2023 and will lead into a contract in 2025. The school welcomes both fresh graduates and seasoned educators alike. Embrace the chance to be part of a vibrant and nurturing learning environment in a unique team of 4 French LOTE teachers with plenty of collegial planning and support.

Key Duties

  • Develop age-appropriate and engaging curriculum plans that align the Victorian Curriculum for Primary/Secondary levels.
  • Deliver effective and interactive French language instruction, focusing on vocabulary, pronunciation, and language structures.
  • Introduce aspects of French culture into lessons through age-appropriate activities, stories, and projects to foster cultural awareness.
  • Design assessments to evaluate their language acquisition and provide constructive feedback to students
  • Collaborate with other teachers and departments to integrate French language and culture into broader educational themes and projects.
  • Stay informed about developments in language education, attend workshops, and engage in ongoing professional development to enhance teaching skills and methodologies.

Skills & Experience:

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


  • Full-time, ongoing
  • Starting Term 4 2023 or Term 1 2025
  • Instructing students from years F-6
  • Join a team of 4 French LOTE teachers in a collegial opportunity
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Around 2000 students spanning from Foundation to Grade 6
  • High performing school
  • 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-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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