Teacher - Foundation Programs VCAL (Casual)

South West Institute of TAFE

Warrnambool, VIC

Posted 10/15/2020

  • Awesome Team Culture
  • Industry leading training organisation
  • Work towards a shared and meaningful purpose
Who is South West TAFE?
South West TAFE is a world-class educator in an idyllic regional setting at the heart of Victoria’s Great Ocean Road region.

As the number 1 education and training provider in south-west Victoria, SWTAFE offers practical and inspiring teaching that prepares students for in-demand jobs now and into the future.

Our focus is on delivering courses that give our graduates the skills they need to thrive in their chosen careers.

We offer over 150 nationally-recognised qualifications and short courses, and all are delivered by people with practical experience and backed by strong industry connections.

Our delivery is flexible, modern and designed to meet the requirements of the workplace, giving students the best skills to succeed.

South West TAFE’s campuses are located in Warrnambool, Hamilton, Portland and Colac with training facilities also located at Glenormiston and Sherwood Park (Deakin Warrnambool).

Position overview/your opportunity
  • Casual Position
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • $76.23 per teaching hour (dependent on qualifications and experience), plus superannuation

The VCAL area delivers the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning at Foundation, Intermediate and Senior levels. The teaching teams work together to share ideas and resources to produce a high standard of delivery across all our programs and campuses

Key Responsibilities
Key Responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
  • Teach in subjects and programs in a variety of learning modes and across a range of locations
  • Is proactively engaged with the end to end teaching process ensuring service excellence and continuous improvement across SWTAFE including meeting governance expectations of fee for service programs
  • As appropriate, provide potential and ongoing students with individual educational support by assessing students against the required standards, accurately recording achievement and providing feedback to students on their demonstrated performance in relation to any given standards
  • Develop high quality teaching resources and assessment materials to meet the requirements of accredited curriculum
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and assessment in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Liaise as appropriate with industry and the community to develop and customise training appropriate to client requirements
  • Plan, market, coordinate and monitor relevant SWTAFE and industry based programs
  • Provide support and advice to students of diverse cultures, backgrounds and abilities and implement appropriate support strategies and/or learning programs as required

Mandatory requirements
  • Hold a secondary or technical teaching qualification which is recognised by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)
  • Hold a major discipline of study within a degree level qualification in the stream being delivered and
  • Have and maintain VIT registration or Hold a Permission to Teach (PTT) and gain VIT registration within 6 months of employment
  • Employee Victorian Working with Children and satisfactory Police Check
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence

Highly desirable requirements
  • A current Certificate IV Training and Assessment;
  • Relevant industry and management experience as well as an understanding of current issues and developments in the Victorian TAFE system and the national VET sector
  • Experience using Microsoft and Adobe Office products and relevant industry software and programs

We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice by providing staff with excellent working conditions and the opportunity for exciting career, personal and professional development opportunities including:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Community focused employer
  • Extensive Staff Development
  • Staff health & wellbeing programs
  • Staff discount program (Shop'n Save) & social club
  • Convenient campus locations

For further information please contact Rodney Symons, Senior Educator on 03 5564 8551

Applications close: Sunday 1 November 2020

How to apply
If this role resonates with you and you have the necessary skills and experience, then we would like to hear from you.

To apply for the role, please click ‘Apply for this job’ and provide a copy of your cover letter containing your responses to the key selection criteria as outlined within the position description along with you current resume.

A full position description is available from our Careers at SWTAFE webpage.

South West TAFE is an equal opportunity employer; fostering a fair, safe and inclusive environment, embracing all forms of diversity.
We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit: