Nursing Teacher

Hawthorn, Australia
28 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Health Sciences and Community
  • Provide high-quality teaching and active engagement with industry and community
  • Full time, fixed term until Jan 2020 T1 ($61,857) – T5 ($99,114)

Come join Swinburne’s Pathways to Vocational Education - We are currently hiring for 1 x PAVE Teacher – Diploma of Nursing.

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the department 

Swinburne’s Pathways to Vocational Education has five departments, which offer vocational programs at post-graduate, advanced diploma, diploma, certificate and basic vocational levels. 

The Health, Science and Education Department incorporates the following program areas:

  • Early Childhood and Education 
  • Nursing and Health Services
  • Community Services
  • Laboratory Technologies and Science
  • Migrant English
  • General Education 

About the job 

The Swinburne PAVE Teacher is required to inspire, engage and educate our students for the 21st century. A PAVE teacher will implement industry best practice and apply current learning technologies and contemporary learning pedagogies. 

The PAVE teacher will work collaboratively within a team of education professionals. Within this team environment, they will plan deliver, assess, evaluate and ensure compliance of high quality education and training programs. 

This role requires our teachers to be able to customise and adapt our programs to meet our learners and clients’ needs that vary from certificate level through to diploma and associate degree levels.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110 or its successor)
  • Relevant degree or vocational qualification in vocational areas applicable to Vocational Education programs and AQF5 level (or above) Qualification in Education
  • Vocational experience relevant to the nominated teaching programs
  • Division 1 Nursing Registration 
  • Demonstrated excellence or capacity to implement high quality teaching and assessment, using a variety of learning modes, which respond to diverse student learning needs.

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


The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 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).

Further information, contacts and support 

To start an application click on 'begin' 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 below.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Alyce Ratsasane (Recruitment Consultant) on 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on 

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 at 11.30 pm, Sunday 14th October 2018. 

For further details on How to Apply, including Hints & Tips, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section.