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Primary STEM teacher

Job Title: Primary STEM teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wyndham Vale, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$116000 per annum
Start Date: 15/4/23
Reference: TRD-2024-617_1711072932
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Mar 22, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

Calling all committed Primary STEM teachers! Tradewind is partnering with a small Catholic Primary School in Wyndham Vale to provide an exceptional part-time STEM opportunity. This role entails a 2.5-day teaching position as part of the specialist team, with a contract starting in Term 2 and continuing until the end of the year. You'll have the chance to work with students from Foundation to year 6, with dedicated planning time alongside other specialist teachers at the school. Join us in shaping the future of STEM education for our students!

Key duties:

  • Design and develop engaging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) lesson plans and teaching materials aligned with the Victorian curriculum standards and objectives.
  • Deliver high-quality instruction in STEM subjects to primary students, utilizing innovative teaching methods and hands-on activities to foster student engagement and understanding.
  • Incorporate technology tools and resources into STEM lessons to enhance learning experiences and develop students' digital literacy skills.
  • Implement project-based learning activities that encourage students to explore real-world STEM concepts, solve problems, and collaborate with their peers.
  • Organize and supervise hands-on experiments, demonstrations, and STEM-related activities to promote inquiry-based learning and critical thinking skills.
  • Collaborate with other teachers, STEM coordinators, and school administrators to integrate STEM concepts across the curriculum and promote interdisciplinary learning experiences.

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 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:

  • Term 2 start
  • Part time- 2.5 days per week
  • Plan and work with leadership and other specialist teachers
  • 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.