Closes: 29 April 2019
Classification: Teacher Level 2
Position No: 41564
Directorate: Canberra Institute of Technology
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 April 2019
Contact Officer: Kym Turnbull on
(02) 6207 4157
Details: The Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) Science department is seeking a highly motivated senior teacher (Teacher Level 2) with experience in course coordination and curriculum development, particularly in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector in Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Under the general direction of the Manager Education Level 1, a Teacher Level 2 will, through quality leadership in and management of education and related activities, contribute to the achievement of departmental goals. The successful applicants will be required to: provide leadership and guidance to support teachers and the department in relation to teaching and learning practices; assist the Manager Education Level 1 to implement best practice and quality assurance within the department; oversee the supervision, training and professional development of staff, and provide curriculum support to the department. The successful applicants will also be required to contribute to teaching within the department. CIT is committed to building an inclusive workplace through a culturally diverse workforce. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Mandatory qualifications and/or registrations/licencing. Refer to the ACT Public Sector Canberra Institute of Technology (Teaching Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2013 - 2017, sub-Clause 40. Teacher Level 1.8 and above must hold a full Training and Assessment Certificate IV level qualification (such as a TAE40110 or its successor) and an Advanced Diploma in Adult Learning and Development (or equivalent). Industry Experience: In accordance with sub-Clause 40.10 of the ACT Public Sector Canberra Institute of Technology (Teaching Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2013 - 2017. All teachers at Teacher Level 1 or Level 2 are required to have relevant industry experience and vocational qualifications equal to that being taught, or as specified in the applicable training package or accredited curriculum specifications. Desirable: Bachelor of Education, Management or relevant higher level qualification, Bachelor of Science and/or qualifications in veterinary nursing or companion animal care, working and management experience within the science education sector.
Note: This position is for temporary filling for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension up to but not exceeding five years in total. Temporary employment offered as a result of this advertisement may lead to permanency/promotion as per the Public Sector Management Standards, Section 14 – Direct appointment of employee – general, and Section 20 – Direct promotion - general and CIT Enterprise Agreements. Selection may be based on applications and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Applicants are to submit a statement against the Selection Criteria and two referee reports, current resume and the Application Coversheet and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.
This position is for temporary filling for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension up to but not exceeding five years in total.
Career interest categories:
Education, Teaching and Training