VCE Legal Studies Teacher

Job Title: VCE Legal Studies Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melton West
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-432_1706657617
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 31, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:

An exciting chance awaits a seasoned VCE Legal Studies teacher to become a part of an excellent Catholic school in Melton from now, instructing students in grades 11-12. Join the exceptional faculty at this cooperative institution, which is offering a contract position for 2024 with prospects for continuity.

Key duties:

  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive Legal Studies curriculum in accordance with relevant curriculum standards, integrating Catholic values where applicable.
  • Deliver high-quality instruction in Legal Studies, ensuring students develop a deep understanding of legal principles and ethical considerations.
  • Design and implement assessments to evaluate students' understanding of legal concepts.
  • Promote an understanding of the ethical dimensions of legal issues in alignment with Catholic social teachings.
  • Engage in continuous professional development to stay informed about legal developments, teaching methodologies, and educational best practices.
  • Encourage students to participate in legal competitions, moot courts, and other extracurricular activities.

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, in Australia
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching VCE Legal Studies to students in grades 11-12
  • 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-caliber 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.

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