Teachers' Aides and Teaching Assistants

Job Title: Teachers' Aides and Teaching Assistants
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Western Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Education
Salary: Plus super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TA-WEST-JUL_1628280006
Contact Name: Education team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Aug 07, 2021

Job Description


Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers and teaching assistants for many schools across the greater Melbourne region. We have a strong reputation of providing high calibre teachers and TA's with flexible and consistent work, whilst also helping them to pursue a rewarding career. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.


You will assist the teacher in a variety of schools, expanding your connections and building solid relationships. You will be expected to have excellent communication skills and be able to use your initiative to help the teacher in full class contexts, in groups and 1:1 setting.


  • Support students in their work
  • Be able to use your initiative to explain concepts in various ways that the student/s can understand
  • Assist the teacher to deliver high quality learning experiences
  • Help the teacher to maintain a positive learning environment
  • Manage behaviours appropriately by following the teachers lead
  • Supervise students in the playground (when asked)
  • Collaborate positively with the class teacher


  • Hold a certificate III or IV in Education Support
  • Have 3 - 6 months or more Teaching Assistant experience or be studying towards becoming a teacher (Highly desired)
  • Be able to adapt to changing work environments
  • Hold current WWCC Employer version (or have this in process)
  • Provide an up to date resume outlining your education/child related experience
  • Be able to provide contact details for two education based referee's from within the last 3 years
  • Hold a valid working visa, Australian or NZ Passport


  • MUST be able to travel up to an hour to campuses
  • MUST be able to work with children with special needs
  • MUST be able to assist with meals and toileting
  • MUST have full day availability with a minimum of 3 days per week.
  • MUST be able to work in OSCH


  • You control how many days you are available to work
  • If you require advanced bookings, we can try cater to this
  • Build strong relationships with your local schools which can lead to short and long term contracts
  • Will match your preferences and expertise to appropriate schools
  • Support through professional development and training with our Principal Mentors
  • Dedicated consultants giving you personalised support


Simply click 'Apply now' and one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in contact with you! Or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call 1800 192 195

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