Secondary Humanities Teacher

Job Title: Secondary Humanities Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tarneit, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-856_1719806538
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 01, 2024

Job Description

Is Humanities your teaching passion? A rare opportunity to teach pure Humanities is on offer! An accredited International Baccalaureate Islamic school in Tarneit is seeking a dedicated Secondary Humanities teacher. This full-time position, starting in Term 3, offers flexibility and the chance to join an exceptional institution serving approximately 1600 students from P-12. The school welcomes both graduates and experienced teachers, emphasizing excellent student behaviour and a supportive environment. Teachers of any faith are warmly welcomed.

Key duties:

  • Planning and delivering engaging lessons in Humanities subjects such as History, Geography, Civics, Economics, and Social Studies, under the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Providing clear and effective instruction to students, utilising various teaching methods and resources to facilitate learning and understanding of Humanities topics.
  • Utilising digital resources, interactive whiteboards, educational software, and online platforms to support instruction and assessment.
  • Developing and adapting curriculum materials, including textbooks, worksheets, and multimedia resources, to meet the needs of diverse learners and enhance student engagement.
  • Establishing and maintaining a positive and inclusive learning environment conducive to student success.
  • Implementing effective behaviour management strategies to address disciplinary issues and promote respectful and cooperative behaviour.
  • Collaborating with colleagues, administrators, and parents to support student learning and well-being. Communicating regularly with parents regarding student progress, concerns, and achievements.
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development activities to enhance teaching skills, stay abreast of current educational trends and research, and meet licensure or certification requirements.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Completed relevant Qualifications in Education
  • Hold VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching secondary Humanities advantageous
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (including upper management reference)


  • Teaching general Humanities to students in years 7-10
  • Join a school community that is actively growing and evolving- welcoming of any faith
  • Flexible start in Term 3
  • Terrific staff and student culture
  • Receiving a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise, within the range of $75,000 to $115,000

The School:

  • International Baccalaureate Accredited School
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school within the local community
  • Collaborative planning model with professional development opportunities

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