Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Casual Teacher – Hairdressing and Barbering

Position Number: 2539
Applications Close: 16 Apr 2018

Sessional Teaching Duties to be undertaken


  • Read all unit/course documents including the TAS (Training and Assessment Strategy), assessment mapping, unit outline, delivery and assessment plan, assessment tasks and course materials.
  • Select materials and activities for each session and prepare all necessary resources i.e. create lesson plan (Assessment Timeline), update and prepare existing learning materials for distribution to students, create minor supplementary materials where required, set up equipment, prepare existing assessment materials for distribution to students.
  • Liaise with other teachers/Program Leader for planning purposes.


  • Record student attendance on Markbook and report absences and other issues to Program Leader
  • Deliver session as scheduled and planned.
  • Keep list/records of assessment tasks completed by students, and follow up students who have not completed tasks.
  • Organise student feedback and evaluations.
  • Complete a staff evaluation of the unit/s delivery.


  • Correct/assess competency of student work as per assessment grading schedule.
  • Provide written feedback to students. Ensure students receive feedback via email or hardcopy.


  • Communicate regularly with the Program Leader and other teaching/admin staff within the department to establish a team environment and consistency in resourcing documentation and delivery strategies.
  • In consultation with the Program Leader and other teaching staff and support staff.  Implement strategies to support and retain students.
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and evaluating student learning programs, and associated teaching materials relevant to teaching activity.
  • Contribute to the administration of the teaching programs by:
  • continually maintaining class attendance rolls (Markbook) in compliance with the institute quality guidelines
  • provide students academic results in a timely manner as advise by Program Leader
  • Update and develop resources as required for the units being taught
  • participate in ongoing preparation and correction relevant to the teaching activity

Qualifications and experience required to undertake a casual teaching role:

  • A minimum of Certificate III in Hairdressing or Barbering qualification.
  • A current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Current hairdressing industry experience & previous teaching experience.
  • Well-developed skills in teaching including the ability to select and use a wide range of teaching and assessment strategies appropriate to diverse student cohorts.
  • Capacity to plan, schedule and meet agreed deadlines in the completion of teaching duties.
  • Working knowledge of Moodle is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to Occupational Health and Safety, Anti-Discrimination, Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement.

Payment is at the rate of:

  • $65.01 per hour for Casual Teaching – A current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • $67.57 per hour Casual Teaching – Diploma of VET Practice or equivalent teacher training.

To Apply

  • Accepting applications now, please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to
  • For further details please call Helen Jolly: 9269 8962