Vocational Education Teacher, Building Design, Architectural

Melbourne, Australia
Oct 03, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 28, 2019
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • College of Design and Social Context
  • RMIT CBD Campus
  • Commencing early 2020
  • Teacher Level 2.1 to 4.1 pending level of qualification

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT 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.

The School of Vocational Education, Design and Social Context delivers a range of educational programs from certificate to associate degrees, as well as skills-based training for industry clients.

The School consists of three clusters:

  • Design and Technology (including Building Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Fashion Design & Technology, Fashion Merchandising, Footwear design, Visual Merchandising, Interior Design & Fashion Styling).
  • Social Futures (including Social Care, Translating & Interpreting, Tertiary Preparatory Education and Teacher Education Preparation).
  • Media, Art and Communication (including Visual Arts, Media, Writing and Photography).

Our culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together. We are fundamentally transforming the world of research at RMIT, from providing industry leading opportunities for researchers to introducing world-first technology. Were proud to be reshaping our processes and capabilities - and in doing so, were becoming a trusted partner in creating the future of research.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

About the role

The highly regarded Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) is growing and the School is looking to recruit an energetic, motivated candidate as a full-time teacher in the program.

Building Information Modelling (BIM), especially REVIT software, is a key area of expertise required but other areas of building design expertise will be considered. The successful applicants will have experience in teaching vocational education and the building design industry. Highly developed IT skills and proficiency in a range of digital software related to Building Design is required.

It is expected that appointees will work effectively in the teaching team to deliver distinctive and leading education and training in Building Design. You will work closely with related industry groups as well as developing strong internal relationships with other areas within the university.

About You

You will be a self-starter who is interested in delivering innovative learning to students in the VE space. As a knowledgeable teacher, you will be focused on delivering competency-based learning modules to students whilst being supportive and approachable. Your ability to create rapport with teams and students will also benefit you to succeed in this role. With your industry experience you will be motivated to deliver up-to-date course material in Building Design Architecture.

To Apply

If you believe this opportunity is for you, please apply online. If you'd like to view the position descripiton please visit RMIT Careers and search job no. 583297.

For confidential queries, please contact Mandy Penton, Associate dean Design & Technology, School of Vocational Design and Social Context on +61 3 9925 9202.

Applications close on 28th October 2019 at 11:00 pm AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

Please note:

  • An advanced diploma qualification in Building Design or an equivalent qualification in another directly related discipline is essential.
  • Candidates must possess a Cert IV Training & Assessment (TAE40110/40116) and will need to complete compulsory new units TAELLN411 & TAEASS502 upon employment.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.