Head Teacher Aboriginal Studies and Languages - Identified

$112,952 - $136,195 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Bathurst NSW 2795, Australia
  • 17 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: TAFE NSW
Job category:

Education And/Or Training

Job location:

Regional NSW / Bathurst & Central West NSW
Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW

Job reference number: 00008ZCJ
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: $136,195 Package includes salary ($112,952 - $122,727), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 7921 4444 - Jayne Walsh
Closing date: 04/07/2022 - 11:59 PM


Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be accepted in the community as such.

An applicant's race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14(d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Applicants selected for an interview will be required to provide “Confirmation of Aboriginality” documentation at interview.

Lead a team of passionate experts that deliver educational excellence

Enjoy multiple benefits in this Permanent Full Time Opportunity

Location negotiable within the West Region

The Opportunity

A rewarding role where you will be responsible for the delivery of Aboriginal studies, programs and languages, qualifications across the West Region. Ideally you will have the capacity to travel to work out of our Aboriginal Learning Centres at the Orange, Dubbo and/or Tamworth campuses.

The role of the Head Teacher involves a broad range of activities which directly and indirectly support learning through the delivery of educational programs. This will require you to work as part of a team providing a professional and effective teaching service and to communicate effectively with the administration and other sections of TAFE.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, this role will have specific responsibilities for monitoring program delivery, guiding and coordinating the development of resources, and the mentoring and guidance of teaching staff. You will also be required to work collaboratively with internal and external Aboriginal stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you must have:

1. An appropriate technical or professional qualification at Diploma level or above, and vocational and or industrial experience, to teach in one of the principal areas supervised by the head teacher position e.g. Aboriginal Languages and/or Aboriginal Studies. Qualifications in Education and Community Services would be considered.

2. Evidence of successful completion of an approved program of teacher education, or evidence of successful completion of an acceptable teaching qualification.

Current AQF Level 5 or higher qualification in Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. AQF Level 5 could include the following: Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50116) or Diploma of Training, Design and Development (TAE50216).

In addition, applicants must hold the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or TAE40110 with the two additional units) or a Diploma in VET or Adult Education or equivalent.

3. The ability to meet the essential requirements as listed in the position description below.

For full details about the key roles and responsibilities of the role, please review the Position Description and the Information Package.

How to Apply:
Your application for this role must include:

  • An updated resume
  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for this role (max 2 pages)
  • Response to the targeted questions when prompted (max 300 words per response)
  • Uploaded certified qualifications and transcripts and Confirmation of Aboriginality

Closing Date: Monday 4 July 2022 at 11.59pm

Role Enquiries: Jayne Walsh, Team Leader CPALES, on 02 6883 3462 or via email Jayne.walsh6@tafensw.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries: Mena Tracey via email mena.tracey1@tafensw.edu.au

Aboriginal Employment Support: Aboriginal Employment Team via email: aea@tafensw.edu.au

If you have any technical issues, please contact I Work for NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or support@jobs.nsw.gov.au