Primary Teacher

Job Title: Primary Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Victoria
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum + Super
Start Date: 15/07/2024
Reference: TRD-2024-782_1716255881
Contact Name: Tom England
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Primary Teacher to join our team at a Special Developmental School (SDS) in Manningham for a maternity cover position, starting in Term 3. This role involves delivering tailored educational programs to students with diverse learning needs, ensuring each child receives an inclusive and supportive learning experience. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and organizational skills, with the ability to adapt lessons to meet individual educational plans (IEPs). Responsibilities include developing lesson plans, assessing student progress, and collaborating with support staff, parents, and specialists to create a nurturing educational environment. While experience in special education is not essential, a commitment to fostering student growth and independence is crucial. This position offers a rewarding opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our students.

Key duties

  • Building Supportive Relationships: Build strong, supportive relationships with students, providing the necessary emotional and social support to foster their confidence and independence.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Work closely with teaching assistants and specialists to support student needs and communicate regularly with parents about their child's progress and any concerns.
  • Classroom Management: Maintain a positive, safe, and inclusive classroom environment, implementing behaviour management strategies to support positive student behaviour.
  • Professional Development: Engage in ongoing professional learning to improve teaching practices, attending relevant training sessions and workshops to stay informed about best practices in special education.
  • Lesson Planning and Delivery: Create and adapt individualized lesson plans to meet diverse student needs, using varied teaching methods to cater to different learning styles.

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

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

Alternatively, email your interest and resume

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Tom on the Education Permanent Team - (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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