Teacher - Business & Finance

South West TAFE

Deliver industry-led Finance training, and enjoy the satisfaction of giving students the skills they need for in-demand jobs, now and in the future.

  • Join the 2020 winner of Australia's Best Large Training Provider
  • Deliver industry-lead training, providing students with the skills to thrive
  • Thrive in a fast paced and team centred environment
About us:
South West TAFE is a nationally-recognised educator based in a thriving regional setting, in the heart of Victoria’s Great Ocean Road region. Our campuses are located in Warrnambool, Hamilton, Portland and Colac.
As the leading education and training provider in south west Victoria, we were proud to be recognised as Victoria’s and Australia’s Best Large Training Provider for 2020.
We are passionate about providing training that prepares students for in-demand jobs now and into the future.
We aim to be an employer of choice, drawing in the very best talent, to give our students the best learning experience. We provide staff with excellent working conditions and the opportunity for a supportive work environment and a rewarding career.
Position overview/your opportunity
  • Full-time 38 hours per week, fixed-term contract 12 months
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • $73,027 - $103,540 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience), plus superannuation.
In your role as Teacher – Business & Finance you will enjoy the satisfaction of giving students from diverse backgrounds the skills they need to succeed in their future careers. Your current contemporary industry knowledge and experience will be fully utilised with the end to end teaching process.
The must haves
Mandatory requirements
  • An approved degree, diploma or certificate in a relevant vocational area or approved equivalent qualifications, approved industry experience and the ability to demonstrate currency in vocational workplace competencies
  • An AQF4 vocational teaching qualification - for example, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116
  • Employee Victorian Working with Children and satisfactory Police Check
Highly desirable requirements
  • An approved course of teacher training accredited at Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 5 or Level 6 or above that clearly evidences:
    • Studies in adult learning methodology
    • Studies in teaching in a Vocational Education environment
    • Studies in Applied Research (linked to the Boyer framework of scholarship)
    • 200 hours of supervised practicum
    • and with significant teaching experience and a minimum 2 years relevant vocational experience
  • Post graduate qualifications in Adult Education
  • Substantial experience using Microsoft Office products and relevant industry software and programs
For further information please contact Melanie Braithwaite, Senior Educator – Business, Design & Personal Services on 03 5564 8544.
A full position description is available from the Careers at SWTAFE webpage.
Applications close:  Sunday, 25th April 2021
How to apply
If this role resonates with you and you have the necessary skills and experience, then we would like to hear from you.

To apply for the role, please click ‘Apply for this job’ and provide a copy of the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the key selection criteria as outlined within the position description
  • Current resume
  • Relevant teaching qualifications including statement of obtainment
Rates of pay will vary according to the qualifications held and the nature of the work undertaken. A valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) will be required as well as a relevant industry qualification and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) (or equivalent).
Please note: Applications that do not provide the above may not be considered for this position.
South West TAFE is a child safe and equal opportunity employer; fostering a fair, safe and inclusive environment, embracing all forms of diversity.
We strongly encourage applications if you’re:
  • A person with a disability
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse