Secondary Drama Teacher

Job Title: Secondary Drama Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sunshine West, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-934_1719363406
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 26, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Are you passionate about teaching Secondary Drama and looking for a part-time role? Tradewind is working with a great school in the Sunshine area, offering a 3 day a week Drama role, working within a small Drama faculty teaching students in years 7-10 starting in Term 3.

Embrace the chance to be part of a vibrant and nurturing learning environment and contribute to a wonderful teaching and learning community!

Key Duties

  • Develop and implement engaging and comprehensive drama curricula aligned with the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) guidelines.
  • Design lesson plans that cover various aspects of drama, including acting, directing, stagecraft, and theory.
  • Develop and administer assessments to evaluate students' performance, understanding, and progress in drama and provide constructive feedback and grades in accordance with school policies and VCAA
  • Help students develop their acting, directing, scriptwriting, and stagecraft skills, encouraging creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration among students.
  • Organise and oversee drama clubs, school productions, and other extracurricular activities related to drama.
  • Plan and execute school events such as drama performances, showcases, and open days, coordinating with technical staff and other departments to ensure event successes

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Secondary Drama at a secondary level advantageous
  • Graduates welcome to apply and will be supported
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Part-time (0.6- Tue, Wed and Fri)
  • Starting in Term 3, 2024 until the end of the year with possible ongoing opportunities
  • Instructing students in years 7, 9 and 10
  • Working within a small, collegial, Drama team
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise and time dedication

The School:

  • Around 1200 students spanning from Years 7 -12, spread over several campuses
  • An approachable management team with Instructional leaders in each learning community
  • Excellent mentor program for graduates and new teachers
  • 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-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.