Secondary Art/Media Teacher

Job Title: Secondary Art/Media Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Caroline Springs
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$76000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Now
Reference: TRD-2024-741_1716360196
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A fantastic opportunity is open for a VCE Visual Arts teacher to become part of a Senior school in Caroline Springs, in Melbourne's West. This position is focused on instructing students in years 10-11 in a full-time, ongoing role starting from now. Don't miss this excellent opportunity to work within a supportive senior school environment.

Key duties:

  • Design and implement engaging and comprehensive visual art curriculum aligned with VCE standards and requirements.
  • Create lesson plans that cater to diverse learning styles and abilities, incorporating various art techniques, art history, and critical analysis.
  • Deliver effective instruction in visual art concepts, techniques, and processes to VCE students, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and artistic expression.
  • Assess student work through formative and summative assessments, providing constructive feedback, and evaluating student progress in alignment with VCE assessment criteria.
  • Organise and supervise extra-curricular activities such as art exhibitions, excursions, and workshops to enhance students' artistic experiences and skills.
  • Provide personalised support and guidance to students, including academic assistance, mentoring, and fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Fulfil administrative duties related to record-keeping, reporting, and compliance with VCE guidelines, policies, and procedures.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have full Australian working rights
  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Hold current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching VCE Art in Australia
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Commencing as a full-time, ongoing position starting from now
  • Instructing VCE students in years 10 - 11 in Visual/Digital Art
  • Engaging with accessible and transparent leadership
  • Contributing to the planning and coordination
  • Salary commensurate with demonstrated expertise and time commitment

The School:

  • Around 950 students spanning years 10 to 12
  • An approachable management team and smaller team structures facilitating effective planning and support
  • Abundant opportunities for professional development

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 to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Tahlia Schueren 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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