Primary teacher

Job Title: Primary teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 4/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-829_1716861445
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Tradewind is collaborating with a small Catholic primary school in Sunshine, in Melbourne bustling West, offering a middle Primary teaching role, starting this term. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a community-minded teaching and learning environment. You'll work collaboratively within a small teaching team in a traditional classroom setting. The school is conveniently located near public transport and offers a supportive environment, specifically teaching Grade 4, with team teaching opportunities.

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:

  • Rights to work in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in Primary teaching, although graduates are welcome to apply
  • Commitment to Catholic ethos and school values
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching students in grade 4
  • Team-teaching in part with one other class/teacher
  • Contract till the end of the year with extension into 2025
  • Salary based on proven experience ($75k-$115k)
  • Inclusive, collaborative, and supportive school

The School:

  • Small, supportive co-educational Catholic Primary school with around 400 students
  • Co-educational with straight grades throughout
  • Accessible by public transport, less than 300 metres from a metro train station (5 mins walk)
  • Strong pastoral care program for students and staff
  • 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-caliber 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 on 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.