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ACWA Job Central is the one stop shop for available jobs in the community services sector

Providing this central service for people searching for work in the community services sector will make the process of finding the right candidates for the right jobs so much easier. ACWA is the professional association for all community workers regardless of their occupational title and we want to ensure that well qualified and experienced community workers can find the specialised work they seek and that employers can be assured of high calibre candidates for positions they are advertising.

ACWA Job Central, powered by our ingenious partner uWorkin, gives you every job in the community services sector at your fingertips. You will find website easy to use and the one stop shop you have been searching for. You can refine your search and get alerts when a suitable job is advertised. If you’re a jobseeker, membership of the jobs and talent community is free.

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Featured Jobs

Head Trainer, Community Services
Australian Learning Group

Opportunity in Sydney

About us
Australian Learning Group is a part of UCW, an ASX-listed entity operating in the private education sector. We have been providing quality Vocational Education Training (VET) courses to both international and domestic students for more than a decade. This is an exciting time to be joining the group due to the acquisition of IKON, an RTO and Higher Education provider.

About the role
As our Head Trainer for Community Services, you will be responsible for leading the Community Services course offering across our campuses in Sydney and Melbourne with the intention to expand into other states. We are looking for a focused, experienced leader to help support our continued growth and manage our growing team with a focus on quality education and student outcomes.

Responsibilities and duties
In this role, you will ensure high standards of operations for our Community Services courses by ensuring our courses meet the Australian Quality and Standards Agency (ASQA) requirements for vocational education by undertaking a variety of tasks such as:

  • Have ownership for the Community Services courses and regularly review and update course curriculum and assessments.
  • Plan and manage the launch of the course offering in our interstate campuses.
  • Identifying the various needs of students and creating effective learning options to meet these needs.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with host companies for Community Services students to undertake their work-placements.
  • Managing the planning, designing and developing of course curriculum and method of instruction including, but not limited to, classroom notes, distance education notes, marking guides and instructional aids.
  • Overseeing Trainers delivery of content and ensuring there is consistency across all course curriculum and method of instruction.
  • Teaching students using teaching aids including presentation of lesson materials, discussions, workshops, laboratory sessions, multimedia aids and computer tutorials.
  • Providing regular management reporting of results.
  • Continuous personal development as required in order to develop new qualifications or courses.
  • Facilitating and managing projects.

Is this you? Our Head Trainers must have the following key selection criteria:

  • A strong passion for the Industry.
  • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to lead a team.
  • Results orientated go-getter
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of vocational education principles, student services and reporting requirements.

VET experience

  • 3+ years management experience in the vocational sector
  • 2+ years of experience as a Trainer and Assessor

Education

  • Relevant Diploma or Bachelors degree
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment 40116 or equivalent tor higher

Diversity & Inclusion
ALG is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society in order to better serve our students. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

Be a part of our team
As Australian Learning Group continues to expand, there are opportunities to progress your career both within this campus and in our other interstate campuses. Given we deliver many of the same quality qualifications across Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, we offer our Trainer and Assessors the opportunity of transferring interstate.
Additionally, we also offer a 25% discount on our qualifications and free massages to our Trainer and Assessors whilst teaching with us.

About Australian Learning Group
Australian Learning Group is owned by UCW and operates a number of colleges including Australian College of Sport and Fitness, 4Life College and Australian College of Dance.

About UCW
UCW has a portfolio of tertiary education businesses, with a current focus on Health and Community Services related fields of study in both the international and domestic student market. The Company’s strategy is to invest in the growth of its existing businesses, through initiatives such as campus and course expansion, while concurrently pursuing accretive acquisitions. The Board includes directors with extensive corporate experience and a successful track record in the education sector.

Expressions of interest
Candidates should contact Kelly Skiba, Group HR Manager, to apply or request further information: Kelly.Skiba@alg.edu.au

 

Teacher in Community Services
Melbourne Polytechnic


At Melbourne Polytechnic, we are proud of our friendly knowledgeable teachers and their commitment to the greater community and we all share a passion to change the course of people’s lives through high quality VET and Higher Education training and genuine industry connections.

We are currently looking for people who are willing to share the same passion with us.

We have sessional teaching opportunities available in the area of Community Services, so if you believe you fit the criteria then we want to hear from you.

About the Role

Your primary objectives will be to:

  • Develop, teach, deliver, assess and evaluate units in the Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) and the Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015).
  • Ensure all aspects of program development, delivery, assessment and record management meet compliance requirements.

About You

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Selection Criteria

  • A relevant vocational or higher qualification (Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Youth Justice, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Community Services, Counselling Degree or similar). A Master’s degree in the above fields are highly welcomed.
  • The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or TAE40110 (with TAELLN401A or TAELLN411 and TAEASS502 or TAEASS502A or TAEASS502B) are essential.
  • The Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or an equivalent course of teaching training is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years recent experience working within the Aged Care and/or Home and Community Care sector.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including and the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Capacity to teach and assess all units within the qualification preferred.
  • Capacity to supervise students during work placement
  • Current and best practice knowledge of industry training requirements and industry training standards.
  • Demonstrated capacity to carry out all administrative tasks associated with teaching.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to Occupational Health and Safety, Anti-discrimination, Quality Assurance and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated VET teaching/assessing experience preferred

For a full list of the Key Selection Criteria please refer to the position description.

Salary

  • $70.37 per hour for Casual Teaching -Certificate IV qualified
  • $73.14 per hour for Casual Teaching-Diploma or equivalent (AQF5) teacher training qualified.
  • $76.02 per hour for Casual Teaching-AQF6 teacher training qualified

Salary is based on the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 and the appropriate qualifications and experience.

How to apply

To apply please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to: jobs@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au.

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • An expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience 
  • Include the job title in the subject line of your email

For further details please call the People and Culture Department on 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.

 

Sessional Trainer, VETis - Allied Health (Certificate III)
Melbourne Polytechnic


At Melbourne Polytechnic, we are proud of our friendly knowledgeable teachers and their commitment to the greater community and we all share a passion to change the course of people’s lives through high quality VET and Higher Education training and genuine industry connections.

We are currently looking for people who are willing to share the same passion with us.

We have sessional teaching opportunities available in the area of VETis- Allied Health (Certificate III), so if you believe you fit the criteria then we want to hear from you.

The ideal candidate would need to have a true drive for fundamentally shaping the careers of students, in addition to:

  • A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or (TAE40110) including Design & Develop Assessment tools (TAEASS502) and address Adult language, literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills (TAELLN411) (TAELLN401A).
  • Current Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration or a Permission to Teach in a secondary school status or willingness to acquire this status.
  • A qualification relevant in content and at least to the academic level of the qualification 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.

In return, we offer you a culture that inspires you to take initiative, act with courage and we welcome you to a future-focused organisation who is passionate about making every experience for our students an exceptional one.

Salary

  • $70.37 per hour for Casual Teaching - Certificate IV qualified
  • $73.14 per hour for Casual Teaching- Diploma or equivalent (AQF5) teacher training qualified.
  • $76.02 per hour for Casual Teaching-AQF6 teacher training qualified

Salary is based on the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 and the appropriate qualifications and experience.

To Apply

To apply please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to: jobs@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au.

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • An expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience 
  • Include the job title and position number in the subject line of your email

For further details please call the People and Culture Department on 9269 1266.

We welcome and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders to apply for positions at Melbourne Polytechnic.
Please note, all applicants must have appropriate approval to work in Australia. 

 

Teacher in Individual Support
Melbourne Polytechnic


At Melbourne Polytechnic, we are proud of our friendly knowledgeable teachers and their commitment to the greater community and we all share a passion to change the course of people’s lives through high quality VET and Higher Education training and genuine industry connections.

We are currently looking for people who are willing to share the same passion with us.

We have sessional teaching opportunities available in the area of Individual Support (Certificate III), so if you believe you fit the criteria then we want to hear from you.

About the Role

Your primary objectives will be to:

  • Develop, teach, deliver, assess and evaluate units in the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) and CIII Individual Support (Home and Community Care).
  • Ensure all aspects of program development, delivery, assessment and record management meet compliance requirements.

About You

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Selection Criteria

  • A relevant vocational or higher qualification (such as Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate IV in Ageing Support, Diploma of Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing) and the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or TAE40110 (with TAELLN401A or TAELLN411 and TAEASS502 or TAEASS502A or TAEASS502B)) are essential.
  • The Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or an equivalent course of teaching training is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years recent experience working within the Aged Care and/or Home and Community Care sector.

For a full list of the Key Selection Criteria please refer to the position description.

Salary

  • $70.37 per hour for Casual Teaching -Certificate IV qualified
  • $73.14 per hour for Casual Teaching-Diploma or equivalent (AQF5) teacher training qualified.
  • $76.02 per hour for Casual Teaching-AQF6 teacher training qualified

Salary is based on the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 and the appropriate qualifications and experience.

How to apply

To apply please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to: jobs@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au.

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • An expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience 
  • Include the job title in the subject line of your email

For further details please call the People and Culture Department on 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.

 

Sessional Trainer, Disability courses
Melbourne Polytechnic


Melbourne Polytechnic is a leading Australian education provider that delivers vocational training and degrees through innovative, practical programs designed to meet the challenges of the modern workplace. With industry-standard facilities at campuses and training centres across Melbourne, Melbourne Polytechnic fosters learning and engagement within its community so students and staff can develop and achieve their goals.

Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking a suitably qualified person interested in joining a dynamic training organisation in the role of Sessional Trainer, Disability courses. 

Duties include:

  • Plan and conduct lessons (in line with agreed delivery plans and Training Package requirements) to ensure the successful delivery of courses 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

Essential

  • 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, Anti-discrimination, Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement.

Highly Desirable

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

Salary

  • $70.37 per hour for Casual Teaching - Certificate IV qualified
  • $73.14 per hour for Casual Teaching- Diploma or equivalent (AQF5) teacher training qualified.
  • $76.02 per hour for Casual Teaching-AQF6 teacher training qualified

Salary is based on the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 and the appropriate qualifications and experience.

To Apply

To apply please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to: jobs@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au.
Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • An expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience 
  • Include the job title in the subject line of your email

For further details please call the People and Culture Department on 9269 1266.

We welcome and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders to apply for positions at Melbourne Polytechnic.
Please note, all applicants must have appropriate approval to work in Australia.

 

Teacher, Mental Health Programs
Melbourne Polytechnic

Sesssional teaching roles are available in the Teacher Mental Health Programs at Melbourne Polytechnic. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to teach in the following area on a casual basis.

Your primary objectives will be to:

  • Develop, teach, deliver, assess and evaluate units in the Mental Health programs including Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) programs.
  • Ensure all aspects of program development, delivery, assessment and record management meet compliance requirements.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • A relevant qualification in Mental Health, AOD, Social Work, Psychology, Nursing (Mental Health), Counselling or similar together with:
  • (a) a demonstrated understanding of adult learning principles
  • (b) a demonstrated high standard of teaching practice
  • (c) 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). A Masters degree in the above fields are highly welcomed.
  • Minimum of 3 years recent experience working within the relevant industry.

Please note a Working With Children Check will be required for this position.

For a full list of Key Selection Criteria please refer to the position description.

Payment is at the rate of:

  • $70.37 per hour for Casual Teaching -Certificate IV qualified
  • $73.14 per hour for Casual Teaching-Diploma or equivalent (AQF5) teacher training qualified.
  • $76.02 per hour for Casual Teaching-AQF6 teacher training qualified

Salary is based on the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 and the appropriate qualifications and experience.

How to apply

To apply please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to: jobs@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au.

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • An expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience 
  • Include the job title and position number in the subject line of your email

For further details please call the People and Culture Department on 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.

 

Trainer and Assessor: Community Services
Academies Australasia Polytechnic

The role requires the candidate to prepare; deliver course materials and assess student competency for the Diploma of Community Services whilst maintaining a fair, fun and diverse learning environment in accordance with Federal, State, Local Government and Academies Australasia’s policies and procedures.

  • Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50116) or at least, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)
  • A completed Trainer Mapping/matrix which should document all skills and knowledge requirements of each unit of competency delivered by the trainer and assessor
  • A completed, and current, Personal Development Plan
  • Relevant Vocational and/or Tertiary qualifications in the sector (At minimum Diploma)
  • 3+ years’ experience in teaching and/or educational services
  • Familiar with the Skills Victoria Training System (SVTS).
  • ACWA Membership (Current)

Candidates are encouraged to contact Reece Thomas to apply or request further information: r.thomas@aapoly.edu.au

 

Teacher (Counselling subjects within Diploma of Community Services)
Kangan Institute


The suitable teaching candidate will need to:

  • Have a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40016), or equivalent (Must have TAESS502 & TAELLN411) or a qualification at diploma level or higher in Adult Education.
  • Have a Diploma Community Services or higher qualification.
  • Have 2 years of experience working in a counselling role and hold a qualification in counselling or related field that involves counselling, at Diploma level or higher (or equivalent qualification).
  • Be available on Wednesdays afternoons from 17th July for 10 weeks, based at Broadmeadows Campus (Victoria)

Please contact Helen Duggan (Education Manager) 9279 2571 or hduggan@kangan.edu.au 

 

               


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