Wood Techonology Teacher

Job Title: Wood Techonology Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: Term 1
Reference: TRD-2024-370_1705465763
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 17, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
A fantastic opportunity is open for a committed Wood Technology teacher to become part of a community-oriented Catholic school in Altona North in 2024. This remarkable school, catering to approximately 2000 students in years 7-12 across two campuses, features contemporary facilities and excellent staff amenities. The school is welcoming to both graduates and experienced teachers, upholds high standards of student behaviour, provides learning coaching, and is well-equipped with ample resources.

Key duties:

  • Design and develop a comprehensive woodwork curriculum aligned with educational standards and objectives.
  • Plan engaging and effective lessons that cater to students' skill levels and promote hands-on learning in the woodwork shop.
  • Provide clear and thorough instruction on woodworking techniques, tools, and safety procedures.
  • Demonstrate proper and safe use of woodworking tools and machinery.
  • Facilitate the development of woodworking skills, including measuring, cutting, shaping, assembling, and finishing projects.
  • Establish and maintain a positive and orderly learning environment, managing student behaviour
  • Engage in continuous professional development to stay updated on industry trends, teaching methodologies, and safety standards.

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 secondary Wood Technology, highly valuable
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Teaching year 7 Lego Design and year 8-9 Wood
  • Altona North location, easy to commute to from the city and outter suburbs
  • Join a school community that is actively growing and evolving
  • Commence January 2024
  • Receiving a salary commensurate with your demonstrated expertise, within the range of $75,000 to $115,000

The School:

  • Two large campuses, with excellent overall facilities
  • 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-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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