VET Teaching in English as a Second Language

Darwin, Australia
01 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Advertising Template:

  • Casual Evening Teaching
  • Teaching Focused Academic Level A 
  • Casual Rate of $96.35 per hr
  • Alice Springs and Casuarina Campus's

Seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced English language teachers for casual evening teaching.

The English Language, Literacy and Numeracy (ELLN) team provide training and education for those with English as a Second Language. The programs are varied and range from Certificate I to Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English. The team also provides work readiness programs for ESL students, literacy and numeracy programs using the Certificates in General Education for Adults and learner support across the VET sector.

Casual evening teaching may be available starting early to mid-February 2018 at the University’s Alice Springs and Casuarina Campus's.

You will be responsible for delivering and assessing training whilst working under the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and VET Quality Framework, and to the competency standards of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE) Curriculum Frameworks. You are required to provide academic advice, support and referral assistance to students and contribute to the teaching efforts of the whole team.

In this role you will contribute to growing the teaching business by anticipating and responding to industry training requirements, as well as developing training resources that are in accordance with the CDU Quality Management System and that meet training package/course requirements, including industry expectations and standards.

To be successful you must possess a recognised bachelor degree qualification and a post-graduate in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) and/or a Bachelor of Education with a TESOL major, coupled with a current qualification equivalent to a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110 or its successor) and the ability to obtain competencies in additional core units as required. 

Essential to this role is your knowledge and experience in teaching and assessing using a range of literacy curricula and your demonstrated ability to coordinate language programs, develop resources, and design assessment tools to the required standards. Experience with teaching mixed ability classes will be well regarded. 

Closing date: 18 February 2018. 

For more information on this role or to discuss the application process, please contact VET Team Leader – English Language, Literacy and Numeracy, Ms Sharon Gilbert, on (08) 8946 7149 or

One Page Summary:

Attention Applicants: It is a requirement of this selection process that applicants need only provide a Current Resume / CV and a one page cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.

CDU Diversity Statement:

Charles Darwin University embraces diversity and the innovative ideas, perspectives and experiences our diverse workforce contributes. As a leading employer within the Northern Territory, Charles Darwin University is committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve their career aspirations. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.