Secondary Science Teacher

Job Title: Secondary Science Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Truganina
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-582_1709681772
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Mar 06, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A fantastic opportunity awaits a passionate Science teacher to join a recently established school in Truganina. With approximately 1200 students spanning years 7 to 10 across two nearby campuses, this school offers an exciting chance to help shape a dynamic educational environment. Whether you're new to teaching or have years of experience, you'll find a supportive atmosphere here, complete with dedicated learning coaching and top-notch facilities across both campuses.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive science curriculum aligned with educational standards and guidelines, covering various disciplines such as biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and environmental science under the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Create engaging and differentiated lesson plans that cater to diverse learning styles and abilities, incorporating hands-on experiments, demonstrations, and inquiry-based activities.
  • Manage laboratory facilities and equipment, ensuring a safe and organized environment for conducting experiments and investigations. Teach students proper laboratory techniques, safety protocols, and ethical practices in scientific research.
  • Design and administer assessments, tests, and experiments to evaluate students' understanding and mastery of scientific concepts and skills
  • Engage in continuous professional development activities to stay updated on best practices in science education, teaching methodologies, curriculum developments, and technology integration. Attend workshops, seminars, and conferences relevant to science teaching.

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 secondary Food Technology
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching general Science to students in years 7 and 10
  • Join a school community that is actively growing and evolving
  • Flexible commencement in Term 1/Term 2
  • Receiving a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise, within the range of $75,000 to $115,000

The School:

  • Two large campuses, within Truganina
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structure
  • Brand new facilities
  • 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 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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