Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Casual Trainer – Disability courses

Position Number: 2581
Applications Close: 30 Jun 2018

Sessional teaching roles are now available within the Disability qualifications in the Department of  Health and Community at Melbourne Polytechnic. We are now seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced candidates.  

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 Certificate III Individual Support (Disability), Certificate IV in Disability programs as well as relevant short courses.
  • Training could occur during the day, in evenings or on Saturdays. 
  • Communicate regularly with the Program Lead and other staff within the school to establish a team environment and consistency in resourcing and delivery strategies.
  • In consultation with the Program Lead 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 Sessional Teaching Role


  • A qualification relevant in content and at least to the academic level of the qualification being taught.
  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE 40110) including Design and Develop Assessment Tools (TAEASS502) and Address Adult language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills (TAELLN411) or (TAELLN401A). Industry experience relevant to the content area and academic level being taught. 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.
  • Capacity to plan, schedule and meet agreed deadlines in the completion of teaching duties.
  • A current Police Check and Working with Children Check.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the commitment to Occupational Health and Safety, Antidiscrimination, Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement.

Highly Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience of the NDIS
  • Current first aid / CPR certificate (HLTAID003 and HLTAID001) HLTAID006

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.

To Apply

Please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to

For further information email:

Applications will only be considered from candidates that have the appropriate approval to work in Australia.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic.