Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Learning Technologist

Position Number: 2691
Applications Close: 30 Nov 2018

Melbourne Polytechnic has a great opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Learning Technologist to be part of a very exciting project.

About the Project

Tech Schools are a Victorian Government key initiative in establishing Victoria as the Education State, where all Victorians can access high-quality education and training, regardless of their background, circumstances or postcode.

The Victorian Government has committed to establish 10 Tech Schools across the State. Melbourne Polytechnic hosts two Tech Schools, the Banyule Nillumbik Tech School (BNTS) located at Greensborough Campus and the Whittlesea Tech School (WTS) located at Epping Campus.

Students from participating schools will be able to access the Tech Schools for specialised education programs in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). Programs will be designed to inspire and engage students, with interactive and hands-on learning in an environment that is equipped with leading edge technology and includes teaching and learning programs focused on discovery, innovation and learning through inquiry.

About the Role

As part of your role you will be required to implement the development and establishment of a cutting-edge learning opportunities for young people in Melbourne’s North. You will be responsible for championing excellence in learning utilizing the range of leading technologies in both the tech schools.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A degree or postgraduate degree or equivalent qualification in education and relevant qualifications or workplace experience in a technology enabled field.  Registered VIT qualification or the ability to undertake registration is required.
  • High level knowledge and experience in safely and competently use a range of technologies including CNC machinery, microcontrollers, design and imaging applications, AV creation tools, 3D and virtual reality, social media and coding in either an industry or education context.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead authentic contemporary STEAM learning design utilizing strategies such as; design thinking, inquiry, problem-based learning and gamification, aligning outcomes with curriculum standards and outcomes.
  • Ability to design and deliver excellent learning opportunities for a range of audiences, including students, teachers, colleagues and industry and community members using a range of instructional strategies.


The salary will be $95,912 (EM1) per annum plus superannuation contribution.


  • Contract to commence 2 January, 2019
  • Maximum Term (31 Dec 2021), Full - Time 38.0 hours per week 


Please download a copy of the Position Description below.

Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Your application must be sent as one single document (Word or PDF) as an attachment.

 Please include the following:

Current resume

Your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

Please ensure that your application is saved as follows:

“First Name, Surname, Position Number”

Eg. “John Smith, 1234”

Submit your application by email to including the job title and position number in the subject line of your email.

PLEASE NOTE: To download the position description 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.

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.

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