Language, Literacy and Numeracy, Practitioner

Melbourne, Australia
Wednesday, 5 May 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 23 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • 3 x Fixed-term contract positions until December 2021
  • Teacher Level 2-5 ($78,149 - 101,161 p.a)* + Superannuation & Flexible Working
  • Based at the City campus but may be required to work at the Bundoora campus at times

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise that offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

About the College and role

RMITs College of Vocational Education is to empower learners and our industry, community and government partners to succeed in the new world of work. Our five-year strategic roadmap aims to position RMIT as a leading multi-sector provider with global impact and influence.

The Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) Practitioners will be required to work directly with students and employ specialist LLN strategies and develop appropriate learning activities to support students to meet learning outcomes. Practitioners will work collaboratively in a team-teaching situation with vocational Trades teachers when providing specialist support to students with LLN needs. The incumbent will use their strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to engage students and work effectively with vocational teachers, influencing classroom practice where appropriate. You will have a proven track record supplying LLN support in an education background with a strong understanding of the VE sector and a demonstrated understanding of specialist LLN teaching methodologies.

About you

You will bring to the role your highly developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English and the ability to communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students and Trade partners to support the program's effective delivery. These skills will apply to teaching students with additional needs, adult learners, and diverse learner populations.

Essential to the role is your well-developed teaching skills and ability to apply teaching and assessment strategies appropriate to a diverse student population and competency standards. You will also have a proven track record in the design and delivery of up-to-date and engaging learning activities and the ability to motivate and guide students to optimise their learning outcomes.

You will bring your knowledge of the VET sector and training package requirements and extensive experience working as a Teacher with high level LLN experts.


  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or equivalent
  • A Diploma or higher-level qualification in adult education (LLN specialised)
  • Current Working With Children Check is mandatory

* Teacher classification T2 - T5 to be determined pending the level of qualification and industry experience the applicant holds.

To Apply 

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the 'Apply link below. For further information please reach out to Melissa Tinetti, Associate Director Built Environment via email

Applications close Sunday 23 May at 11:55 pm.

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