Primary Performing Arts

Job Title: Primary Performing Arts
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wyndham Vale
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-706_1719805941
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 01, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An exciting opportunity awaits a dedicated Primary Performing Arts teacher to become part of an F-6 school in Wyndham Vale, situated in Melbourne's West starting in Term 3. This position is focused on instructing students in from F-6 as part of a larger Arts specialist team. The school is encouraging of new graduates, those with permission to teach, as well as experienced educators.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive performing arts curriculum aligned with the Australian Curriculum standards.
  • Design lesson plans that incorporate a variety of performing arts disciplines, including music, drama, and dance.
  • Teach students the fundamentals of performing arts, including theory, techniques, and practical skills.
  • Assess student performance through observations, assignments, and practical exams and provide constructive feedback to students to help them improve their skills and understanding.
  • Organise and direct school performances, concerts, and drama productions and collaborate with other teachers and staff to integrate performing arts into school events and programs.
  • Maintain and organize performing arts resources, including instruments, costumes, and props and manage the budget for the performing arts program and make recommendations for resource acquisition.

Skills & Experience:

  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Maintain a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Performing Art
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Starting as a full-time role from Term 3, 2024
  • Instructing students ranging from Foundation to Grade 6
  • Collaborating with approachable and transparent leadership
  • Plan and be part of a larger Arts specialist teaching cohort
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Around 1300 students spanning from Foundation to Grade 6
  • Exceptional facilities elevating the overall teaching and learning experience
  • An approachable management team and smaller team structures facilitating effective planning and support
  • 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.

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