VCE Teacher

Hawthorn, Australia
26 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • We are currently hiring Year 12 (Unit 3/4) teachers in disciplines of VCE English, VCE Mathematics, as well as VCE VET Allied Health and Health and Human Development
  • Casual Diploma Qualified Teaching: $79.79 per hour or part-time classification T1.1 $63,094 to T5 $101,096 (pro-rata*)
  • *Salary is representative of full-time 1.0 EFT load and applicants are advised to consider pro-rata salary before applying

About Swinburne 

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives. 

About the job

Swinburne VCE and VET VET Programs are looking for casual/part time teachers to join our teams at Swinburne Croydon, Wantirna and Hawthorn Campus to begin in 2019. We are looking for fresh and dynamic VCE and VCE VET teachers who are proactive with curriculum initiatives, passionate educators, keen to work in our team and be at the forefront of innovative student engagement and experiences. 

Swinburne Senior Secondary Teachers are required to inspire, engage and educate future ready learners for the 21st century. As a VCE teacher, you will implement subject and industry best practice and apply current learning technologies and contemporary learning pedagogies. Swinburne teachers work collaboratively within a team of education professionals. Within this team environment, they will plan deliver, assess, evaluate and ensure delivery of innovative, STEM and Vocational focused and high quality education programs. This role requires our teachers to be able to customise and adapt VCE/VCAL programs to meet our learners and clients’ needs. 

Specialist teachers are required to deliver the following units (1 to 4) in the Victorian Certificate of Education:

  • English
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • General Mathematics
  • Industry & Enterprise
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Specialist Mathematics
  • Health and Human Development 

Specialist teachers are required to deliver the following units in the Vocational Education in Schools Program:

  • VCE VET Heath 
    • Certificate III Allied Health Assistance 
    • Certificate II in Health Support Services 

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Provisional or full registration with the Victorian Institute of Teachers 
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40110 or TAE40116 preferred
  • AQF5 level (or above) qualification in Secondary Education 
  • Relevant degree in areas applicable to VCE, VETiS and VCAL programs including evidence of currency.

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


To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: 

Further information, contacts and support 

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To start an application click on apply at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check. All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check or have evidence of meeting the requirement, therefore it will be a mandatory to have and maintain current VIT registration as evidence that this requirement has been met.

All applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Susan Elmasri, Manager VCAL, VCE, Young Mums Program & VET in Schools, on 03 9726 1654 or email 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on  For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close: 11 pm, Friday 16th November 2018.