VE Casual Teacher – Mental Health Peer Work

Swinburne University of Technology

Job Details
Casual5 hours ago
  • Associate degree
Full Job Description
Our vision for Vocational Education is to be the best provider of vocational education in Australia, known for our industry and community connections, and excellence in student focused learning. To assist in achieving this vision, Swinburne’s Vocational Education team is now inviting applications of interest for VE casual teachers in Mental Health Peer Work.

Our VE teachers inspire, engage and educate our students for the 21st century, through implementing industry best practice and applying current learning technologies and contemporary learning pedagogies.

You will work collaboratively within a team of education professionals to plan deliver, assess, evaluate and ensure compliance of high-quality education and training programs. This role requires our teachers to be able to customise and adapt our programs to meet our learners and clients’ needs that vary from certificate level through to diploma and associate degree levels.

About you

To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

Be an experienced peer worker with lived experience of mental illness as a consumer or carer.

Experience in a Mental Health Peer Worker position for at least 1 year

Awareness of the current Mental Health Peer Work industry developments

Demonstrated ability to foster and promote an inclusive, customised and safe learning environment and provide support and advice to a diverse range of students and industry clients.

Demonstrated ability to implement high quality innovative teaching and learning programs in a variety of learning modes which respond to a diverse range of student learning needs.

Demonstrated awareness and understanding of Vocational Education and Training policies and frameworks.


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) including the following units:

o TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills or its successor, OR

o TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills


o TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools or its successor, OR

o TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools OR

o TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools


Diploma or higher-level qualification in adult education

Relevant degree or vocational qualification in Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work or related is desirable

About Swinburne Vocational Education

Swinburne’s Vocational Education has five departments which offer vocational programs at post-graduate, advanced diploma, diploma, certificate and basic vocational levels.

The Department of Health, Science and Community incorporates the following program areas:

Early Childhood and Education

Nursing and Health

Community Services


Migrant and General Education

To Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing why you believe you are suitable for this position.

For further information about this role and to review the position description; please click apply or click onto it at the bottom of the advert.

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

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Diversity and Inclusion

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our equity and diversity website

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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