Primary Performing Arts Teacher

Job Title: Primary Performing Arts Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kurunjang, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Now
Reference: TRD-2024-443_1707283210
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Feb 07, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

Attention all Performing Arts teachers! Tradewind is collaborating with an F-6 school in Kurunjang, providing a part-time role for 2-3 days a week in Performing Arts. You'll have the opportunity to teach dedicated and enthusiastic Foundation to Year 2 students, helping them build confidence, stage presence, and a love for the performing arts. This role offers flexibility with a Term 1 start and the possibility of a 12-month ongoing opportunity.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive performing arts curriculum that aligns with The Victorian Curriculum
  • Facilitate hands-on activities, games, and exercises to develop students' performance skills and confidence.
  • Teach fundamental techniques and principles of performing arts disciplines, such as vocal projection, stage presence, choreography, and musicality.
  • Foster a collaborative and supportive classroom environment where students work together to create and perform.
  • Explore multicultural stories, music, and dance forms to promote cultural understanding and appreciation.
  • Engage in continuous professional development to stay updated on best practices in performing arts education, teaching methodologies, and curriculum development.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Primary, Performing Arts an advantage!
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Starting this term (Term 1) in a part time basis 2-3 days a week
  • Instructing students in grades Foundation to year 2, in a supportive teaching team
  • Collaborating with approachable and transparent leadership
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Approximately 600 students ranging from Foundation to Grade 6
  • Supportive management team and smaller team structures enabling efficient planning and assistance
  • Numerous avenues for professional growth and development
  • School focused on trauma-informed practices, with Berry Street training offered to all teachers and staff

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

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