Primary Teacher

Job Title: Primary Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Albion, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$116000 per annum
Start Date: Mid Term 2
Reference: TRD-2024-633_1711502963
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Mar 27, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

Attention all dedicated Primary educators! Tradewind is collaborating with a small Catholic Primary School in Albion to offer an outstanding teaching opportunity. This role begins in mid-Term 2 and extends until the end of the year, with potential for further extension. You'll have the opportunity to work with students in the middle Primary years, receiving thorough handover support before starting. Join a wonderful school community committed to instilling strong Catholic values and fostering positive learning experiences.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement lesson plans and instructional materials that align with the Victorian curriculum
  • Establish and maintain a positive and orderly classroom environment conducive to learning, including managing student behaviour, fostering positive relationships, and promoting mutual respect among students.
  • Design and administer assessments, to evaluate students' understanding and provide timely feedback to students and parents on their progress and areas for improvement.
  • Provide additional support and assistance to students who require differentiation to meet the diverse needs of students, including those with learning disabilities or English language learners.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, administrators, and support staff to share ideas, resources, and strategies for improving student learning outcomes.
  • Participate in team meetings, grade-level planning, and school-wide initiatives to support the school community.

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 but not essential
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Begin in the middle of Term 2 with a comprehensive hand-over provided to ensure a smooth transition into your role.
  • Collaborate closely with a small, supportive teaching team, fostering a sense of camaraderie and shared responsibility.
  • Take an active role in planning and working alongside school leadership, contributing your insights and expertise to drive student success and achievement.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary package in alignment with demonstrated teaching expertise and dedication to the profession, reflecting the value placed on your contributions to the school community.

The School:

  • About 250 students spanning from Foundation to Year 6
  • Closed/traditional classrooms in the main school building
  • Composite classes with support from ES staff and leadership
  • Abundant opportunities for professional skill development
  • Warm school community

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

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.