Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Head of School – Engineering, Construction and Design

Position Number: 2084
Applications Close: 15 Dec 2015

Executive Contract position available

Friendly working environment

Full-time (38 hours per week)

About the Role

We are very excited to announce that Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and qualified individual to fill the position of Head of School – Engineering, Construction and Design.

Your primary objectives will be:

  • To provide academic and educational leadership to the school to facilitate staff commitment and ensure the delivery of positive educational outcomes for students.
  • Lead and manage the strategic development of programs within the school.

About You

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Technical Competencies

  • Ability to provide educational and academic leadership, including a demonstrated knowledge of curriculum and delivery issues relating to the program profile of the School.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage operational requirements of the School and to lead cultural change to a large and diverse group of staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a training department budget and achieve performance targets.

Qualifications, Licenses and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in related discipline 
  • PhD desirable 
  • A course of teacher training accredited at AQF5 level which includes supervised teaching practice and studies in teaching methodologies or equivalent, is not mandatory, but would be advantageous 
  • A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or equivalent is not mandatory, but would be advantageous ​

For a full list of key technical competencies and qualifications licenses and experience please refer to the position description.


TAFE Executive Remuneration $152,560 inclusive of superannuation.


Executive Contract (5 years), Full- Time 38 hours per week


Please download a copy of the Position Description below. Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • A separate document addressing the Key Technical Competencies and Qualification, Licenses and Experience as outlined in the position description

You can submit your application by email to ua.ud1501144735e.cin1501144735hcety1501144735lopen1501144735ruobl1501144735em@sb1501144735oj1501144735 .  Make sure you include the job title and the job reference number in your covering email.

PLEASE NOTE: To download the forms below you will need Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro. If you are experiencing any difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the People & Culture Department on 03 9269 1266.

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

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