Senior Primary Teacher

Job Title: Senior Primary Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hoppers Crossing
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 4/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-803_1716345452
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An enticing opportunity awaits a dedicated senior Primary teacher to join a collegial grade 5/6 team in a community-oriented Catholic school in Hoppers Crossing this term. Flexible start this term with possible ongoing opportunities in 2025. A traditional classroom setting with excellent team and school culture dedicated to well-being of staff and students.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement lesson plans and instructional materials that align with the Victorian curriculum
  • Establish and maintain a positive and orderly classroom environment conducive to learning, including managing student behaviour, fostering positive relationships, and promoting mutual respect among students.
  • Design and administer assessments, to evaluate students' understanding and provide timely feedback to students and parents on their progress and areas for improvement.
  • Provide additional support and assistance to students who require differentiation to meet the diverse needs of students, including those with learning disabilities or English language learners.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, administrators, and support staff to share ideas, resources, and strategies for improving student learning outcomes.
  • Participate in team meetings, grade-level planning, and school-wide initiatives to support the school community.


  • Instructing students in senior Primary school
  • Starting from now, with 2025 teaching opportunities
  • Be part of a team of 5 with 3 Learning Support Officers within the cohort
  • Traditional classroom set up, with options for more open-class spaces
  • Supportive teaching and learning environment
  • Offering a salary based on your proven expertise, with a range of $75,000 to $115,000
  • Ongoing opportunities for professional development

Skills & Experience:

  • Must hold Full Australian Working Rights
  • Have VIT registration
  • Previous experience in Primary teaching advantageous, although open to graduates
  • Ability to provide contact details for three education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).

The School:

  • About 460 students spanning from Foundation to Year 6
  • Excellent school facilities and environment
  • Designated learning Specialists, mentors, and coaches
  • Abundant opportunities for professional 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.

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