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Secondary Science Teacher

Job Title: Secondary Science Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tarneit, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Term 2
Reference: TRD-2024-466_1710823008
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email: Tahlia.Schueren@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Mar 19, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Attention all Junior Secondary Science teachers! Tradewind is excited to collaborate with an F-9 school in Melbourne's West, teaching Science to students in years 7-9, The role begins in Term 2, offering a full-time ongoing position, with the option for school tours.

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:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Must have a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching secondary Science
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

Offering:

  • Commencing this term (Term 2) on a full-time, ongoing basis
  • Guiding students in grades 7-9 within a supportive teaching team
  • Collaborating with accessible and transparent leadership
  • Salary commensurate with demonstrated expertise and commitment

The School:

  • About 2400 students spanning from Foundation to Year 9
  • Classes organized in a straight format with designated learning Specialists, mentors, and coaches
  • Abundant opportunities for professional advancement and skill development
  • Collaborative team planning and supportive collegial structures


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 the 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.
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