PAVE Community Services Teacher
- Committed to innovative education, strong industry engagement and social inclusion
- TAFE Teacher, T1 to T5 depending on qualifications and experience
- Full time, 12 month fixed term contract
Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years.
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 practise 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.
Swinburne’s Pathways to Vocational Education (PAVE) has five departments which offer vocational programs at post-graduate, advanced diploma, diploma, certificate and basic vocational levels.
The Health, Science, Education and Social Services Department incorporates the following program areas:
- Early Childhood Education and Care
- Nursing and Health Services
- Community Social Services
- Laboratory Technologies and Science
- Migrant English
- General Education
Skills and experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110 or its successor)
- Relevant degree or vocational qualification in vocational areas applicable to Vocational Education Programs
- Vocational experience relevant to the nominated teaching programs
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. Various discounts on annual Myki cards and movie tickets are on offer. 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.
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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 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.
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, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.
Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.
For further information about the position, please contact Aneeta Anthony, +61 3 9214 1252.
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).
Position number: TBC
Applications close at 5 pm, Thursday 17 August 2017