VCE Biology Teacher

Job Title: VCE Biology Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melton, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-431_1706675332
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 31, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

An exciting chance awaits a passionate senior Biology Teacher to become a part of an excellent Catholic school in Melton from now, instructing students in grades 10-11. Offering a Full-time, ongoing position based at the main campus in Melton, be part of a wonderful and well respected school community from Term 1, onwards.

Key duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive and engaging Biology curriculum in accordance with the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Deliver effective and interactive Biology lessons, incorporating laboratory work and hands-on experiments.
  • Develop assessments to evaluate students' understanding of biological concepts and provide timely and constructive feedback.
  • Oversee and manage the biology laboratory, ensuring safety protocols are followed.
  • Plan and execute laboratory experiments that enhance students' practical understanding of biology.
  • Engage in continuous professional development to stay abreast of advancements in biological sciences and teaching methodologies.
  • Collaborate with other science teachers to coordinate interdisciplinary activities and projects.

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 VCE Biology, in Australia
  • Previous experience teaching within the Catholic System advantageous
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching VCE Biology to students in grades 10-11.
  • Joining a school community that is on a path of expansion and growth
  • A tight-knit, supportive school environment that nurtures a strong sense of belonging for both staff and students
  • Being a part of a community with a robust moral foundation that places a high emphasis on character development and social responsibility
  • Approachable and transparent leadership
  • Salary aligned with demonstrated expertise, ranging from $80,000 to $115,000
  • Continuing opportunities for professional development

The School:

  • Large campuses with a brand-new campus, welcoming students this year (around 1200 students currently)
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Strong pastoral care program for students and staff
  • Terrific staff induction programs
  • Great resources and facilities
  • Well respected school within the local community

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


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.