Primary Teacher

Job Title: Primary Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Williamstown
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/5/24
Reference: TRD-2024-777_1715575451
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Calling all dedicated Primary educators! Tradewind is teaming up with a small, Independent Primary School in Williamstown to present an exceptional teaching opportunity starting from now, and running until the year's end, with potential extension into the new year.

This school fosters a culture where children are encouraged to explore, think empathetically, and act courageously, all within the framework of authentic, real-world learning experiences. We are seeking a teacher who is deeply passionate about progressive education and ready to make a substantial difference.

You'll be working with students in the lower/middle Primary years, and you'll receive comprehensive handover support before starting. Join a fantastic school community, dedicated to nurturing independence, emotional intelligence, and creating enriching learning environments.

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
  • Hold VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Primary in Australia
  • Knowledge of the Australian curriculum and knowledge of issues in the real-world to create project-based experiences
  • Current First Aid training
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Starting from now until- 13th Dec with possible extension into 2025
  • Unique, independent Primary school
  • Working with students in years lower/middle years
  • Design-based learning environment

The School:

  • About 130 students spanning from Foundation to Year 6
  • A unique independent primary school in the heart of Williamstown
  • Located right on the waterfront
  • Easy to get to on public transport
  • 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 Tahlia Schueren on 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.

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