VCE Biology/Science/Maths Secondary teacher

Job Title: VCE Biology/Science/Maths Secondary teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 15/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-922_1719385137
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 26, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An outstanding opportunity awaits a dedicated Maths/Science/VCE Biology teacher to join a community-focused school in Newport/Altona in from Term 3, in a full time, fixed term contract with ongoing opportunities. This school, serving around 1000 students from years F-12 across three campuses, provides a great opportunity to be part of a wonderful school community. The school supports both graduates and experienced teachers, offers learning coaching, and great resources.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Maths and Science curriculum aligned with the Victorian Curriculum, covering various topics such as algebra, geometry, calculus, biology, chemistry, physics, and environmental science.
  • Design lesson plans that cover all aspects of the VCE Biology study design, for Units 1 & 2.
  • Create engaging and differentiated lesson plans that cater to diverse learning styles and abilities, incorporating hands-on experiments, problem-solving activities, and inquiry-based investigations to enhance students' understanding and mastery of mathematical and scientific concepts.
  • Use a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, laboratory experiments, group work, and multimedia resources, to engage students and enhance their understanding.
  • Design and administer assessments, tests, and experiments to evaluate students' understanding and provide constructive feedback and support to help students improve their academic performance.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the Maths and Science departments and across other subject areas to create interdisciplinary projects, thematic units, and cross-curricular connections.
  • Engage in continuous professional development activities to stay updated on best practices in Maths and Science education.
  • Manage and organize biology resources, including laboratory equipment, specimens, and materials and ensure the biology laboratory is maintained and utilized effectively.

Skills & Experience:

  • Current VIT registration
  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching secondary Maths/Science/VCE Biology
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching Maths/Science to students in years 7-10 and VCE Biology to year 11 students
  • Term 3 start
  • Salary based on experience ($75k-$115k)
  • Working out of Altona North and Newport campuses
  • Excellent supportive English faculty team

The School:

  • Three large campuses, within Williamstown, Newport and Altona North
  • 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-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 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.