Vocational Education Teacher in Interior Design and Decoration

Melbourne, Australia
08 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, 12 month fixed term position
  • $64,150 - $68,122 p.a + Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Architecture and Urban Design delivers innovative scholarship in architecture, landscape architecture, interiors and related fields of design.

Innovation in learning and teaching is a key strength of the school. Practice-based and vertically integrated scholarship involving students, staff and practitioners provides an engagement in research-led design projects. This enables students to operate as empowered studio collaborators in the pursuit of design knowledge and skills. The School continues to innovate with recent additions of new Masters degrees including the Master of Urban Design and the Master of Disaster, Design and Development

The School is leading the establishment of international excellence in research which is aligned to and working with RMIT's global network of partnerships, industries and cities, another of the University's key strategic aims. It is recognised as the world leader in Design Practice Research with distinguished practitioner PhD cohorts geographically clustered around activities in Melbourne, Barcelona and Ho Chi Minh City.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The School is requiring an energetic and motivated person to undertake the role of VE Teacher in the highly regarded area of Interior Design and Decoration, from Certificate IV and Diploma, through to the Associate Degree level.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will have experience in teaching in the area of vocational education, and will also have a strong industry understanding of both residential and commercial Interior Design and Decoration.

You will have a strong industry knowledge of soft furnishing, the associated scheduling and documentation understanding for design and decoration practice. Supporting this, your skills will include briefing to concept development, schematic design and documentation scheduling and sound knowledge of Materials, Finishes and FF&E. Also, an underpinning knowledge of current visual communication and presentation skills, including competent skills in freehand drawing, drafting, Photoshop and AutoCAD.

It is expected that you will have the capacity to effectively coordinate curriculum areas and work effectively in the teaching team to deliver distinctive and leading education and training in Interior Design and Decoration. You will work closely with related industry groups as well as developing strong internal relationships with other areas within the university.

A diploma qualification in Interior Design and Decoration or a bachelor degree in Interior Design or an equivalent qualification in another directly related discipline is essential. Highly developed IT skills and proficiency in a range of digital software related to the Interior Design and Decoration areas is required.

Please note:

  • To be considered for this position, it is essential that candidates possess a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (TAE40110).
  • For appointment at a classification of Teacher 3.1 or above, the appointee must hold a professional teaching qualification, defined as a qualification at Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 5 Diploma or above which includes supervised teaching practice and studies in teaching methodology or equivalent qualification accepted by the University.

To Apply

For further information please contact Nancy Everingham, School of Architecture and Design on +61 3 9925 4511 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 564085.

Applications close on Sunday 20 May 2018.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.