Health Services Assistance Sessional Teacher

Wantirna, Knox, Australia
$44.19 - $67.57 per hour
30 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • PAVE Health, Science, Education and Social Services Community
  • $44.19 - $67.57 per hour plus superannuation
  • 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 Community Services is looking for an inspiring and engaging PAVE teacher to educate and support students in Nursing and Health.

A PAVE Teacher – Health Services Assistance is required to plan develop, maintain, delivery and review education training programs by applying innovative learning and assessment methodologies.
The sessional teacher will support students through education advice and individual learning and ensure student progress assessment and engagement. The successful applicant will support students from different levels across PAVE from certificate, to diploma through to Associate Degrees.

Skills and Experience

  • To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or equivalent.
  • Relevant vocational qualification and industry experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement high quality teaching and learning programs in a variety of learning modules.
  • Understanding of current Vet policy and developments of innovative approaches to vocational education and training.
  • Ability to foster and promote an inclusive, health and safe learning environment.

A full list of the selection criteria is available in 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 up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and 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 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. Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

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

For further information, please contact Leanne Griffin on telephone 9210 1248 or

Refer to position number: 31337
Applications close: 5pm, 26th April 2017.

Previous applicants need not apply.