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Head Teacher Band 1/2 - Jewellery Design (Sydney Region)

Organisation/Entity: TAFE Commission
Job Category:
  • Education And/Or Training
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 000061PI
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $129,681. Package includes salary ($107,671- $116,988), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 8233 2378 - Michael Vallis
Closing Date: 25/03/2018 - 11:59 PM


Head Teacher Band 1/2 – Jewellery Design
Regional Business Group
Location: Enmore
Position: Permanent full time
Head Teacher Band 1 / Head Teacher Band 2

Shape tomorrow leaders and innovators as a TAFE NSW Head Teacher

TAFE NSW head teachers foster high standards in teaching and learning practices, while managing staff, staying relevant with industry and nurturing student careers.

We are seeking experienced and qualified candidates who share the TAFE NSW Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence and Customer First values, and are willing to help further our ongoing commitment to building an innovative culture. 

The Role

The key focus of this role is to coordinate the delivery of the training plan and to provide leadership and support to a team of teachers in accordance with internal TAFE policy and external regulatory requirements.

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 curriculum and resources, and the mentoring and guidance of teaching staff.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  1. Appropriate technical or professional qualifications and vocational and or industrial experience, to be able to teach in one of the principal areas supervised by the head teacher position. Appropriate qualifications include:

  • Current (AQF) Level 5 or higher qualification in Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, or
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, with agreement to obtain the Diploma in TAE of AQF Level 5 or higher qualification in Vocational Education and Training (VET) within an agreed timeframe

2. Knowledge and experience in the VET environment.

3. Well-developed communication and negotiation skills across a range of customer groups with diverse specialties.

4.The ability to address and meet the key roles and responsibilities as stated in the Position Description.

Please note that this position has been identified as a hard-to-fill role. As a result, the Essential Requirements have been slightly modified from what the Position Description states and the changes have been listed above.



Your application for this role must include:
  • A resume, including evidence that you meet the specific requirements of the position.
  • A written response that clearly addresses the two targeted questions below (max. 2 x A4 pages), as this forms an essential component of your overall application.
  • Contact details of 2 referees.

Targeted Questions

  1. Describe a time when you were called upon to deliver and report against a key deliverable which was extremely difficult to achieve. What was the issue? How did you approach the challenge? What actions did you take and what were the outcomes?
  2. This role will be responsible for the development of a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment within the teaching section. Describe a time when an unsafe element of the workplace which you were responsible for was identified. What was the issue? How did you approach the challenge? What actions did you take and what were the outcomes?

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Closing Date: Sunday 25 March 2018 at 11:59 pm

Interviews for this position will commence from Thursday 29 March 2018. 

If you require assistance with the application process, or have any enquiries about the position, please contact Michael Vallis on 02 8233 2378 or Michael.Vallis@hudson.com

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