Allied Health Assistance Teacher

Wantirna, Knox, Australia
$44.19 to $67.57 per hour
30 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Department of Health, Science, Education and Social Services
  • Sessional VE Teacher - $44.19 to $67.57 per hour
  • Sessional position based at Wantirna campus

Swinburne was recognised as a leader in tertiary education when awarded 'Large Training Provider of the Year' at the Australian Training Awards. As a dual sector university offering both Vocational Education and university programs we provide intersectoral pathways from vocational certificates through to PhDs, offering everyone the opportunity to live up to their full potential.

The Department of Health, Science, Education and Social Services is currently seeking expressions of interest from applicants interested in becoming sessional Allied Health Vocational Education Teacher.

Within the Swinburne Vocational Education context, you will be required to utilise multiple learning modes, recognition of prior learning and quality assurance under the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).

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.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position you will need:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent
  • Working with Children Check or evidence of application/exemption
  • Relevant degree or vocational qualification applicable to the Allied Health profession
  • Demonstrated excellence or capacity to implement high quality approaches in teaching and learning

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


As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs.  You will receive various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets.  We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff.  As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

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

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 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision to be Australia’s leading university of science, technology and innovation.  
How to apply

To submit an application please go click “begin” at the bottom of this page and submit a cover letter, resume and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.
Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Leanne Griffin, Manager, Nursing and Health, Department of Health, Science, Education and Social Services, on telephone 9210 1248.

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

Applications close at 5pm, Thursday 15 December 2016