VCE Teacher

Croydon, Australia
23 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Focused high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community
  • T5, $85,613 plus super
  • Part-time 0.6 FTE, 12 month fixed-term contract, Croydon campus

About the job

Swinburne VCE Teachers are required to inspire, engage and educate future ready learners for the 21st century. As a VCE teacher, you will implement subject and industry best practice and apply current learning technologies and contemporary learning pedagogies. Swinburne VCE teachers work collaboratively within a team of education professionals.

Within this team environment, they will plan deliver, assess, evaluate and ensure delivery of innovative, STEM and Vocational focused and high quality education programs. This role requires our teachers to be able to customise and adapt VCE programs to meet our learners and clients’ needs. They will have access to state of the art STEM facilities throughout Swinburne to provide enriched learning opportunities for all students and optimally will be able to deliver more than one VCE subject.

Specialist teachers are required to deliver the following units in the Victorian Certificate of Education. Fixed term contracts of 12 months are on offer to deliver Units 1 & 2 in 2018, with the opportunity for contract extension from 2019 to deliver Units 3 & 4.

  • English
  • Biology 
  • Chemistry 
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • General Mathematics
  • Industry & Enterprise
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Physics
  • Product Design and Technology
  • Psychology
  • Specialist Mathematics
  • Systems Engineering

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant degree in areas applicable to VCE programs including evidence of currency.
  • Previous teaching experience with youth and young adults (approx. 16 to 24 age group) in a secondary school, TAFE or alternative educational setting.

Provisional or full registration with the Victorian Institute of Teachers 
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 Ann Baxter on +61 3 9726 1720. 

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

Position number: 30539

Applications close at 5 pm, Tuesday 12 December 2017