Primary Teacher

Job Title: Primary Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Derrimut
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$115 - AU$75000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-889_1718165599
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 12, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A wonderful opportunity awaits a caring and dedicated middle years Primary teacher to join a small, caring and well-resourced Catholic Primary School near Derrimut. Offering a full-time position starting in Term 3, within a small teaching team, the school is dedicated to collegial planning and offering support to all new teachers joining the school. Modern classrooms and excellent school grounds, boasting of multiple sensory playgrounds and supportive staff dedicated to improving student outcomes and wellbeing. A wonderful opportunity to be part of a caring team and positive school environment.

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:

  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration or just applied
  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Primary in Australia
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).
  • An understanding and support of Catholic values


  • Full time role starting Term 3, 2024
  • Instructing students in middle primary- single year level
  • Excellent resources and working environment
  • Work within a small team of 3 other teacher/classes
  • Collegial planning
  • Handover given and mentor assigned to settle into the school

The School:

  • Under 500 students ranging from Foundation to year 6
  • Promotes excellent student behaviour and fosters a positive learning culture
  • Light filled classroom spaces and gorgeous sensory play spaces outside
  • Accessible management team and smaller team setups enhance efficient planning and support
  • Ample opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Accessible by public transport (Bus- number 400).

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 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.

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