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SEEKING: Certificate III in Education Support Teacher

Posted July 24, 2018

Sessional Teacher Position

PRACE is a community adult education provider and charity situated in the northern suburbs of Melbourne

We are currently seeking applications for the following teaching position for 2018/2019 vocational education & training (VET):

  • Sessional Teacher:  Certificate III in Education Support  (Teacher Aide)
  • 1 day teaching per week (Preferably Friday)
  • Further availability required to Coordinate / Supervise Student Practical Placements in schools
  • Indicative Commencement:  Sept. 2018
  • Fixed Term Position


  • Relevant industry experience in the Education Support sector – supporting school aged children. Preferably: Primary, Secondary or Special Needs Schools (Minimum 3 years)
  • Qualifications / current skills & knowledge demonstrating competency in the units contained within the Certificate III in Education Support qualification (CHC30213)
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAE40110) or its successor
  • Teaching Degree or Graduate Diploma of Education (preferable)

Job Selection Criteria:

  •  Demonstrable qualification and/or expertise in teaching Education Support Competencies to students wishing to gain work as a Teacher Aide in a school (P to Yr 12) or similar education setting.
  • In depth knowledge of theories, methods and practices in teaching adult learners in a culturally diverse / community setting
  • Current knowledge of VET sector compliance, contract and legislative requirements to meet organisational obligations
  • High level of verbal and written communication and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people / industry partners
  • Demonstrated excellent organisational skills with ability to follow accredited VET administrative systems and meet deadlines

Conditions include/require:

  • Police Check (mandatory)
  • Working with Children’s Check (mandatory)
  • 6 month probation
  • Salary Packaging available


How to apply for this job:

Please send your resume and cover letter (or equivalent) addressing the job selection criteria to ancy@prace.vic.edu.au, using the subject line: Sessional Teacher – VET application

Also refer to the Position Description outlining Key Responsibilities & Duties.  Position Description Education Support -2018

For further information contact Ancy on 03 – 9462 6077 (Work days: Tues, Wed. & Fri).

Job interviews to commence from 6/8/18.

You will be asked the following key questions, please consider carefully when you apply:

  • How many years relevant experience do you have in a similar or related role, supporting school aged children?
  • Are you available to teach on Friday?
  • Do you have the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or its successor?