Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Casual Teachers – Carpentry, Joinery and Furniture

Position Number: 2484
Applications Close: 21 Dec 2018

Department: Trade

Casual teaching roles are available in the Building & Construction, Carpentry, Cabinet Making Trades programs at Melbourne Polytechnic. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to teach in the following areas on a casual basis.

  • Certificate II in Building & Construction
  • Certificate III in Carpentry
  • Certificate III in Cabinet Making
  • Certificate III in Shopfitting

Duties Include:

  • Plan and conduct lessons (in line with agreed delivery plans and Training Package requirements) to ensure the successful delivery of courses in the Trades Department.
  • Communicate regularly with the Lead Teachers, Program Leaders and other staff within the Trades programs to establish a team environment and consistency in resourcing and delivery strategies.
  • In consultation with the Lead Teachers, Program Leaders and other teaching staff implement strategies to support and retain students who are experiencing difficulties with course content.
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and evaluating student learning programs and associated teaching materials relevant to teaching activity.
  • Contribute to the administration of the department and teaching programs by: continually maintaining class attendance rolls in compliance with the Institute quality guidelines; provide students academic results in a timely manner; identify resource requirements for units being taught and participate in ongoing preparation and correction relevant to the teaching activity.

Qualifications and Experience required to undertake a Casual Teaching Role:

  • A Trade Qualification in appropriate qualification Carpentry, Cabinet Making, Shop fitting. Industry experience relevant to the content area and academic level being taught. Experience in technical security will be well regarded.
  • Well-developed teaching skills, including the ability to select and use a range of teaching and assessment strategies as determined by student needs and competency standards.
  • A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or (TAE40116)
  • A sound knowledge of the relevant industry area.
  • Capacity to plan, schedule and meet agreed deadlines in the completion of teaching duties
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the commitment to Occupational Health and Safety, Anti-Discrimination, Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement.
  • A current Working With Children check.

Payment is at the rate of:

$65.01 per hour for Casual Teaching – Certificate IV Qualified

$67.57 per hour Casual Teaching – Diploma of VET Practice or equivalent teacher training.

How to Apply

To apply please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to: ua.ud1524565322e.cin1524565322hcety1524565322lopen1524565322ruobl1524565322em@re1524565322yrcna1524565322htan1524565322

For further details please call Nathan Cryer: 9269 8609