VCE Literature Teacher

Job Title: VCE Literature Teacher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Victoria, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 4/6/24
Reference: TRD-2024-671_1717046338
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2024

Job Description

A remarkable opportunity awaits an experienced VCE Literature Teacher to join a terrific Catholic Secondary school in Altona North. This part-time role (0.66), commencing from now and possibly extending into 2025. Duties include instructing students in year 11 and 12 VCE Literature students. With exceptional leadership and facilities, this renowned institution cultivates a culture of excellence. It's an outstanding chance for a passionate Literature educator to make a significant impact with senior students.

Key Duties

  • Develop and implement detailed lesson plans that align with the VCE Literature curriculum.
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to cater to diverse learning styles and abilities.
  • Select and analyse a range of texts, including prose, poetry, drama, and other literary forms from various periods and cultures.
  • Design activities and assignments that promote critical thinking, analysis, and interpretation of literary texts.
  • Create and administer formative and summative assessments, such as essays, exams, presentations, and projects and prepare students for VCE exams.
  • Promote a love of reading and appreciation of literature among students.
  • Establish and maintain a positive and productive learning environment, including managing student behaviour, promoting respect and collaboration, and addressing disciplinary issues as needed.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development to stay informed about best practices in English education, curriculum updates, and educational research.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Hold a valid and up-to-date VIT registration
  • Experience in VCE Literature essential
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • An understanding and appreciation of Catholic teachings, values, and traditions are essential for teaching within the Catholic system, or a preparedness to be working within this system


  • Part-time- 0.6 contract with possible working opportunities into 2025
  • Commencement from now
  • Receiving a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise, within the range of $75,000 to $115,000
  • Excellent teaching and learning culture
  • Modern school facilities

The School

  • Approximately 2400 students ranging from year 7-12 Spread over two campuses
  • Terrific facilities and approachable leadership
  • Ample protected planning time for teachers
  • Training and professional development provided to all teachers/staff

Why work with Tradewind?
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 of providing high calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping to pursue a rewarding career. 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 Tahlia Schueren at the 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 background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.