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Primary Learning Enhancement Teacher

Job Title: Primary Learning Enhancement Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wyndham Vale, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$76000 - AU$116000 per annum
Start Date: Mid Term 2/Term 3
Reference: TRD-2024-618_1711071703
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Mar 22, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

Attention all dedicated Primary teachers seeking a new challenge! Join us as we partner with a small Catholic Primary School in Wyndham Vale to offer a unique Learning Enhancement position. This flexible opportunity allows for a start in either Term 2 or the beginning of Term 3, with options for full-time or part-time engagement until the year's end. In this role, you'll work closely with small groups of students to enhance their literacy and numeracy skills, collaborating seamlessly with classroom teachers and parents to support students in achieving their learning objectives. Join us in making a meaningful impact on the educational journey of our students!

Key duties:

  • Facilitate small group instruction sessions focused on literacy and numeracy, employing research-based instructional strategies and resources to promote student learning and engagement.
  • Regularly monitor and track students' progress in literacy and numeracy skills, using assessment data to adjust instruction and provide timely feedback to students and their families.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers, other support staff and parents to coordinate interventions and support efforts, sharing insights and strategies to best meet the needs of students.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development opportunities to stay abreast of best practices in literacy and numeracy instruction, continually refining and enhancing teaching strategies and techniques.
  • Analyse assessment data and other relevant information to identify trends and patterns in student performance, using data-driven decision-making to inform instructional planning and intervention strategies.
  • Advocate for the needs of students with literacy and numeracy challenges, collaborating with school leadership and support teams to ensure that all students have access to the resources and support they need to succeed academically.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching lower Primary in Australia
  • Experience working with a Catholic school advantageous
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

Offering:

  • Start in late Term 2 or the beginning of Term 3
  • Full time or part time options (0.6, 0.8 or full time)
  • Support students in further developing their Literacy/Numeracy skills
  • Collaborating with classroom teachers and leadership for the benefit of student improvement
  • Salary reflecting demonstrated expertise and dedication

The School:

  • About 460 students spanning from Foundation to Year 6
  • Excellent school facilities and environment
  • Classes organized in a straight format with designated learning Specialists, mentors, and coaches
  • Abundant opportunities for professional 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 the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091

TRADEWIND AUSTRALIA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.
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.