Senior Educator - Mental Health Courses

Swinburne University of Technology

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About the Role 
The Senior Educator – Mental Health courses will implement industry best practice and apply current learning technologies across the suite of mental health course areas including, accredited short courses. In this role, you will have key responsibility to lead and work collaboratively within a team of education professionals to plan deliver, assess, evaluate, and ensure compliance of high-quality education and training programs. This role requires you to customise and adapt our programs to meet our learners and clients’ needs that vary. Whilst the focus is overseeing Mental health courses the role would also require you to assist in supporting the community services program as a whole.

About VE 
For more than a century, Swinburne continues to persevere in our commitment to not only provide, but also transform education through strong industry engagement, social inclusion, a desire to innovate and, above all, a determination to create positive change. 

Our vision for VE is to be the best provider of vocational education in Australia known for our industry and community connections and excellence in student focused learning. To achieve this, consistent with Swinburne's 2025 vision, we will: 
  • embrace a culture of excellence, innovation and teamwork. 
  • engage our students through education that is inspiring, international and industry-engaged, with a focus on developing future ready learners. 
  • productively link with Swinburne's Higher Education Faculties and Research to enhance the University's position and reputation. 
  • be the partner of choice for the industries and communities we serve. 

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating academic programs, providing support and supervision of teaching staff and ensuring program compliance requirements are met in alignment with University policy and ASQA regulations.   
  • Demonstrated ability to implement high quality innovative teaching and learning programs in a variety of learning modes, which respond to a diverse range of student and client needs.  
  • Demonstrated ability to foster and promote an inclusive, customised and safe learning environment and provide support and advice to a diverse range of students and clients 
  • Demonstrated ability to participate effectively in continuous improvement, audit processes and the maintenance of high-quality training and assessment materials.  
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt communication style to suit audience and context; builds constructive relationships with colleagues and generates ideas for improvements which includes demonstrating a high-level communication and interpersonal skills  

  • AQF5 level (or above) Qualification in Education 
  • Relevant tertiary degree or vocational qualification including evidence of currency.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) 

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) including the following units: 
    • AELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills or its successor, OR 
    • TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills. 
    • AND  
    • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools or its successor, OR 
    • TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools OR 
    • TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools. 
  • Diploma or higher-level qualification in adult education 

To Apply
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position. 

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Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

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Applications Close: Sunday December 10th at 11PM

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

For any support please contact or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan.

Victoria’s Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes 
As a signatory to Victoria’s Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.  

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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