Primary Teacher

Job Title: Primary Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melton
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2023-156_1706659322
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 31, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An exciting opportunity awaits a dedicated Primary teacher at a cutting-edge Independent School in Melton, situated in Melbourne's West. This is a permanent position focused on instructing students in upper Primary years, within state-of-the-art facilities. The school, recognized as one of the largest and globally renowned independent institutions, boasts a student body of over 9000 across 125 campuses worldwide. The Melton Campus, the largest in Victoria, is housed in a modern facility, serving not only local students but also those from nearby Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Sunbury, and Werribee. The campus features dedicated learning spaces for both Primary and Secondary education, currently accommodating 225 students onsite.

Key duties:

  • Collaborate seamlessly within a compact teaching team, dedicated to instructing students in years 3/4.
  • Formulate and create comprehensive lesson plans, assessments, and curriculum materials in strict adherence to the Australian curriculum standards.
  • Execute captivating and impactful classroom instruction, nurturing a positive and dynamic learning atmosphere.
  • Demonstrate a steadfast commitment to ongoing professional growth and development, staying attuned to the evolving educational landscape.
  • Embrace and uphold the Christian educational philosophy of the school, integrating it into both teaching practices and personal ethos.

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 Primary students
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching students in years 5/6 in a full time role
  • Very competitive remuneration and employment benefits.
  • Great work-life balance - no after school or weekend sport/cultural activities.
  • Small school communities and class sizes with larger organisational resources.
  • Dedicated Teacher Academy for professional learning.
  • High academic performance culture with exceptional student outcomes.

The School:

  • Pioneering technology, in technology-empowered learning spaces.
  • A commitment to providing a safe and caring working and learning environment with a strong focus on wellbeing.
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school with a truly global focus
  • Collaborative planning model with professional development opportunities

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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