VET Lecturer/Workplace Assessor, Hairdressing

Alice Springs, Australia
11 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • 3 Year fixed term, full time appointment
  • Academic Level A, $64,490 to $96,750 pa
  • 17% superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave
  • Alice Springs Campus

Share your contemporary knowledge of hairdressing to develop and grow the next generation of hairdressers.

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is ranked 43rd in the top 250 universities under 50 years of age in the world and is identified by Times Higher Education as one of an elite global group of rising stars, a new generation of challenger universities quickly rising in world rankings.

Operating within the School of Tourism, Hospitality and Service Industries, the Hair, Beauty and Retail Team provides nationally accredited training in Certificate I to Diploma level qualifications in Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Retail.

As VET Lecturer / Workplace Assessor – Hairdressing, you are responsible for delivering training in the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package in accordance with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) standards and VET Quality Framework competency standards. This includes completing administrative tasks associated with training provisions in a timely and accurate manner, maintaining accurate student records, contributing to growing the teaching business and anticipating and responding to industry training requirements.

To be successful you must possess a Certificate IV in Hairdressing with extensive post-trade workplace experience, as well as a current qualification equivalent to a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110 or its successor or recognised TAE Skill Sets) and the ability to obtain competencies in additional core units as required.

Essential to this role is your contemporary knowledge of the Hairdressing industry and associated organisations, coupled with experience in researching and developing training tools to meet the needs of students and/or industry clients. Established industry networks and relationships within the Hairdressing sector will be highly regarded.

All applications must include a resume, cover letter and statement addressing the Essential Competencies contained within the Position Profile (link above).

For further details please contact Linda Manning, VET Team Leader, on 08 8946 7843 or email

This position may be eligible for interstate relocation bonuses under the NTG Welcome to the Territory Incentives Program. For more information, visit

Closing Date: Monday 25 February 2019