VE Casual Teacher - Community Services

Swinburne University of Technology

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This position is located at the Hawthorn campus but the incumbent may be required to undertake duties at any of the University's campuses (mainly Wantirna and Croydon).

About the Role 
The Health, Science and Community Services Department is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced teachers to meet expected further growth in 2024 and beyond. 

Swinburne’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) Teachers are required to inspire, engage and educate our students for the 21st century. They implement industry best practice and apply current learning technologies and contemporary learning pedagogies. They also customise and adapt our programs to meet our learners and clients’ needs that vary from certificate level through to diploma and associate degree levels.

Hourly rate offered will depend on the successful applicant’s skills and current qualification level. 

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 

  • Vocational experience relevant to the community services sector.
  • 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 learning 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 industry clients.
  • Demonstrated experience or the capacity to develop learning and assessment resources.
  • Demonstrated awareness and understanding of Vocational Education and Training policies and frameworks.

- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40122) OR
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) including the following units:
  • TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills or its successor,
  • TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills 


  • 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 

About Swinburne University of Technology 
Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

- Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
- Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
- Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
- Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV, cover letter as well as copies of your academic Testamur and Transcript for Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. With the submission, please merge the academic Testamur and Transcript with the cover letter, consolidating all information into one document.   

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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: Wednesday 10th April 2024, 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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