PAVE Teacher - Migrant English

Melbourne, Australia
22 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
  • Committed to innovative education, strong industry engagement and social inclusion
  • $44.19 to $67.57 per hour (depending on level of teaching qualifications)
  • Sessional positions based at Hawthorn Campus

About Swinburne

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 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.

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, Education and Social Services Department incorporates the following program areas:


  • Nursing and Health Services
  • Community Social Services
  • Laboratory Technologies and Science
  • Migrant English

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 Migrant English programs including evidence of currency
  • Post Graduate qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) or equivalent.

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


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

How to apply

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 Mohit Gupta on +61 3 9726 6624.

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 5pm, Friday 22 September 2017.