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Secondary English Teacher

Job Title: Secondary English Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Caroline Springs, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-813_1719371528
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Jun 26, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Attention to all passionate Secondary English teachers! Tradewind is working with an F-9 school located in Caroline Springs, Melbourne's West, to fill a teaching position for year 7-9 English with other possible teaching methods, starting from now in a full-time, ongoing position. Join a community minded school dedicated to providing an excellent teaching and learning environment.

Key duties:

  • Designing and delivering lessons that focus on developing advanced language skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing under the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Teaching concepts of text analysis, interpreting literature, discussing themes, characters, and literary techniques, and fostering a deeper appreciation for literature, writing sophisticated essays, engaging in debates, and delivering presentations.
  • Introducing students to a wide range of literary genres and texts from various cultural and historical contexts.
  • Teaching grammar, syntax, and language conventions to help students refine their writing and communication skills.
  • Encouraging critical thinking and analysis of texts by teaching students to question, evaluate, and interpret information critically.
  • Nurturing students' creativity and imagination through activities such as creative writing workshops, poetry analysis, and storytelling exercises.
  • Teaching students research skills and methodologies to conduct independent inquiries and investigations.
  • Collaborating with colleagues, to share resources, strategies, and best practices for teaching first language English effectively.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have full Australia Working Rights
  • Hold VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching Secondary English (as a first language)
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

Offering:

  • Commencing from now in a full-time, ongoing role
  • Teaching English to students in years 7-9 with other possible methods offered
  • Protected planning time within school hours
  • Collaborating with accessible and transparent leadership
  • Salary commensurate with demonstrated expertise and commitment

The School:

  • Around 1350 students spanning from Foundation to year 9
  • Exceptional facilities elevating the overall teaching and learning experience
  • 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

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Tahlia Schueren on Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091

TRADEWIND AUSTRALIA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.
people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.
We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support.