Science Teacher

Job Title: Science Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Victoria, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum + Super
Start Date: 15/07/2024
Reference: TRD-2024-753_1717390536
Contact Name: Tom England
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 03, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Junior Science Teacher to join our dynamic teaching team at a school in Emerald for the entirety of Term 3. This role is to cover long service leave, providing an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a supportive educational environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering engaging and comprehensive science lessons to students in Years 7-9, fostering a love for science through practical experiments, interactive discussions, and innovative teaching methods. Duties include planning and preparing lesson plans, assessing and evaluating student progress, and collaborating with colleagues to enhance the science curriculum. The ideal candidate will possess strong classroom management skills, a commitment to student success, and the ability to adapt lessons to cater to diverse learning needs. A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) are required.

Key duties

  • Lesson Planning and Delivery: Develop and implement engaging science lessons for Years 7-9, using innovative teaching methods.
  • Student Assessment: Assess and report on student progress, providing constructive feedback to support their growth.
  • Classroom Management: Maintain a positive learning environment and manage student behaviour effectively.
  • Curriculum Collaboration: Work with colleagues to plan and enhance the science curriculum, ensuring alignment with standards.
  • Practical Experiments: Organize and supervise safe, hands-on experiments and interactive activities.
  • Parental Communication: Effectively communicate with parents about student progress and participate in parent-teacher conferences.

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 science- 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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