Casual VE Teacher – Engineering

November 10, 2021

Job Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs
Employer: RMIT University

  • Casual Sessional (Mechanical, Aeronautical & Aerospace), flexible hours, commencing January 2022
  • Teaching within the Advance Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical or Aeronautical)
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus
About RMIT
RMIT offers life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Our Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

About the College of Vocational Education
The purpose of RMIT’s College of Vocational Education is to empower learners and our industry, community and government partners to succeed in the new world of work. Our five-year strategic roadmap, [email protected], purposefully guides everything we do in vocational education to deliver our vision: to position RMIT as a leading multi-sector provider with global impact and influence.
Led by our Pro Vice Chancellor, the College of VE is reimagining how we deliver vocational education to create unique experiences for our students and partners, so we can:
  • lead in practice-based learning
  • empower learners for the future of work
  • engage industry and community at scale
  • grow for impact and influence

The College of VE is delivering impact through transformation that creates long-term change.

About You
As a Casual Sessional teacher within Vocational Education, you will be mainly responsible for the delivery of course material, assessing students and the supervision of students enrolled in selected courses within the School. You will participate in the School’s continuing review of course content and development, delivery, teaching methods (including on-line delivery methods) and methods of students’ assessment. You will interact with external organisations, industry groups and RMIT teaching and administration staff. Your performance will be underpinned by participation in relevant activities which ensure your vocational competence meets and/or exceeds the education level being delivered and assessed.
Key Selection Criteria
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills, relevant to teaching and consultancy environments. This includes effective presentation and facilitation skills, and in the use of flexible teaching methods.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in competency-based assessment.
  • Demonstrated capacity to diagnose learning problems in students, propose and implement effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute effectively as a constructive and proactive member of a team.

To be successful in this position, you’ll have as a minimum:

  • Current TAE Cert 4 Qualification or Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
  • Industry experience is highly desirable but not essential
  • Experience utilising Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and software such as CAD or Solid works
  • Familiarity within any of the following course subjects would be highly desirable: Thermodynamics, Hydrodynamics, Fluid Power, Aircraft Design, Aeronautical Design Principles, Aeronautical Engineering Fundamentals or Aircraft Power Plant Design.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

To Apply
Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the key selection criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply‘ link below. Please note that due to the nature of the role, offers will be made to suitable candidates as they apply, so please put in your application promptly. For further information about this position, please contact Lauren Ryan ([email protected]).
Further information regarding RMIT’s Engineering programs please choose from the following links:
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RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at [email protected] telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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