Sessional Trainer – Adelaide

Job Location: Adelaide
Employer: UnitingSA
Part time


Prepare and deliver training for Adult Community Education (ACE) and internally funded sessions. The Trainer will assist with promotion and marketing, course administration, deliver training to groups of participants and report in line with funding contracts. The trainer will work during schools terms to deliver training at designated sites


  • Provide a positive and nurturing work space for the participants
  • Encourage participants to acknowledge their current skill level and use that as a starting point in further developing their skills
  • Support participants to work within and grow their skill level at their own pace
  • Promote a healthy learning environment, encouraging participants to contribute towards the development of their learning experiences
  • Ensure a welcoming and open learning space for participants and community members
  • Enhance the learning experience by way of flexibility, friendliness and adapting to each participants specific learning needs
  • Provide assertive engagement to support ongoing attendance
  • Manage the administration tasks related to the course – preparation of learning materials, ensure resources are available (technology, general materials paper / pens etc)

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Trainer and assessor qualification ( TAA ) essential
  • Current SA Driver’s license
  • DCSI clearance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft programs and data bases
  • Understanding of Adult Community Education

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional “can-do” attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides aged care, housing and community services to over 16,000 people across regional and metropolitan South Australia. With more than 1000 employees and volunteers, UnitingSA delivers high quality services to people from diverse backgrounds as we strive towards our vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish.

A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of people in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year.
  • “Together we can” Workplace Wellness Program (including leadership development, counselling support, special leave provisions, flexible work arrangements, physio program)
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Professional development and study leave

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Due to COVID-19, UnitingSA are taking necessary precautions to minimise the risk to our candidates and employees throughout the recruitment process.

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