VCE Economics Teacher

Job Title: VCE Economics Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melton
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$85000 - AU$120000 per annum
Start Date: 24/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-830_1718756733
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 19, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
An enriching opportunity awaits a dedicated VCE Economics teacher at a high performing and truly global Independent School in Melton, situated in Melbourne's West. Commencing this term, the contract extends until the year's end, with potential for extension into the new year.

This role involves instructing students in VCE Economics in years 11 and 12, in the most critical years of secondary schooling.

Applicants must be located in Melbourne, with full working rights, VIT registration and VCE experience.

The school, renowned globally with 125 campuses worldwide and a student body of over 9000, prides itself on its innovative approach to education. The Melton Campus, the largest in Victoria, serves local students as well as those from nearby regions such as Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Sunbury, and Werribee. With dedicated learning spaces for both middle Primary and Secondary education, the campus currently accommodates 225 students onsite.

Key duties:

  • Develop comprehensive lesson plans that align with the VCE Economics curriculum, incorporating a variety of teaching methods and resources to engage students and cater to different learning styles.
  • Deliver clear and effective instruction on economic principles, theories, and real-world applications.
  • Use multimedia tools, case studies, and interactive activities to enhance understanding.
  • Design and administer formative and summative assessments to evaluate student progress.
  • Provide timely and constructive feedback on assignments, exam preparations and projects.
  • Prepare students for VCE exams, including practice tests and exam technique guidance.
  • Stay updated with the latest economic trends, policies, and educational practices.
  • Work closely with other VCE teachers and staff to coordinate teaching strategies and share best practices.
  • Ensure compliance with school policies and VCE requirements.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in teaching VCE Economics
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable)
  • Preparedness to work on-site


  • Full-time or part-time role commencing mid June, 2024
  • Teaching students in years 11-12
  • Small classes of less than 15 students
  • Very competitive remuneration and employment benefits
  • Great work-life balance - no after school or weekend sport/cultural activities
  • Small school communities and class sizes with larger organisational resources
  • Dedicated Teacher Academy for professional learning
  • High academic performance culture with exceptional student outcomes

The School:

  • Pioneering technology, in technology-empowered learning spaces.
  • A commitment to providing a safe and caring working and learning environment with a strong focus on wellbeing.
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school with a truly global focus
  • Collaborative planning model with professional development opportunities

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 Schueren 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.

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