Sessional Teacher - Carpentry

Swinburne University of Technology

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 11/23/2020

  • Join Swinburne’s Trades & Engineering Technologies Team
  • $53.23 - $81.39phr (range dependent upon qualifications and experience)
  • Sessional teaching position within the Building Department

About the job
Are you an experienced trades person looking for a role where you can make a real difference in the lives of the next generation of tradies?

Are you passionate about training apprentices and pre apprentices?
We are looking for current A-Class builders and carpenters to teach:
• Certificate II Building and Construction
• Certificate III Carpentry

If this sounds like you then don’t wait, Swinburne’s Building department (VE) are looking for teachers to commence immediately.

The role of a Swinburne VE Teacher is to share their experience and knowledge with students, and encourage our students to successfully obtain their qualifications. The Carpenter teacher will work within a passionate team of trade teachers. Within this team they plan deliver, assess, evaluate and ensure compliance of high quality education and training programs.

About Swinburne
Swinburne has a proud history of educating and training students in the Vocational Education sector for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

• A passion to teach apprentices, pre apprentices and those already within industry
You will also hold the following qualification:
• TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or its successor
• TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and one of the following:
o TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills or its successor, or
o TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skill
and one of the following:
o TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools or its successor, or
o TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools, or
o TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools.
• a diploma or higher level qualification in adult education.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume and cover letter.

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Applications close at 5pm on Friday 27th November 2020.

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