VE Casual Teacher - Migrant English

Swinburne University of Technology


October 10, 2022


  • Bring your passion for teaching to a world class Vocational Education provider
  • Casual position, $54.29 - $83.02 per hour
  • Located in Wantirna, Hawthorn and Croydon
  • About the Job Our vision for Vocational Education 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 assist in achieving this vision, Swinburne's Vocational Education team is now inviting applications of interest for VE casual teachers in the below fields looking to make a real difference in the lives of the next generation of learners;

  • Migrant English
  • Our VE teachers inspire, engage and educate our students for the 21st century, through implementing industry best practice and applying current learning technologies and contemporary learning pedagogies. You will 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 our teachers to be able to customise and adapt our programs to meet our learners and clients' needs that vary from certificate level through to diploma and associate degree levels.

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

  • Develop, maintain, deliver and review vocational education and training programs, applying innovative learning and assessment methodologies which reflect best practice.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress, assessment, engagement and attendance in accordance with established business rules, policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate teaching delivery and implement quality continuous improvement processes.
  • Assist with identifying student learning difficulties and implement appropriate strategies to improve student learning and refer as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with industry and faculties to ensure teaching and assessment reflects current industry practices and articulation arrangements.
  • Qualifactions

  • Post Grad qualification in TESOL
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)
  • OR

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) including the following units:
  • TAELLN411 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
  • OR

  • Diploma or higher-level qualification in adult education
  • Relevant degree or vocational qualification in areas applicable to Migrant English programs including evidence of currency or related field
  • About Swinburne Vocational Education Swinburne's Vocational Education has five departments which offer vocational programs at post-graduate, advanced diploma, diploma, certificate and basic vocational levels.

    The Department of Health, Science and Community incorporates the following program areas:

  • Early Childhood and Education
  • Nursing and Health Services
  • Community Services
  • Laboratory Technologies and Science
  • Migrant and General Education
  • To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing why you believe you are suitable for this position.

    For further information about this role and to review the position description; please click 'apply' or click onto it at the bottom of the advert.

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

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on

    Applications Close: Monday 10 October 2022, 5pm

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

    Diversity and Inclusion Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our equity and 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 Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For any support please contact our Aboriginal Employment Coordinator at or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    (Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position) (#LI-SW)

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