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Sessional Animal Studies Teacher

Melbourne Polytechnic - Fairfield, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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About the Role:

We have a vacancy for a Casual Teacher to join the Agriculture and Animal Studies Department and teach courses, organise and deliver theory, practical, flexible and field based classes in specialist Animal Studies subject areas including animal health, basic care of animals, breeding procedures, monitoring animal health and wellbeing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach approved recurrent and industry programs including Veterinary Nursing, Animal Studies, Companion Animal Services and Diploma of Animal Technology
  • Liaise with other staff, industry personnel and employers
  • Identify requirements for staff development and participating in staff development activities
  • Assist in the development and delivery of Animal Studies programs
  • Participate in activities related to the delivery of programs, ie. Field trips
  • Provide interim and annual reports of student results
  • Selecting and assessment of intending students
  • Implementing new technologies within the department
  • Identify resource requirements

Key Selection Criteria:

  • A Degree, Diploma or Certificate relevant in both content and academic level and industry experience relevant to the Animal Care and management Industry.
  • A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Ability to take a role in the effective operation and co-ordination of Animal Studies courses
  • Ability to teach and facilitate delivery of specialist Animal Care subjects and related courses to groups which may have a diverse range of abilities, backgrounds, and readiness. Ability to use a variety of teaching modes and materials including flexible, online, blended and field based delivery.
  • A thorough knowledge of current industry practices and procedures with a demonstrated ability to initiate and maintain liaisons within the Animal Care Industry
  • Ability to co-operate in a team environment and, where necessary, work effectively with minimum supervision

Applications must address the full KSC found on the position description.

Payment is in the rate of:

  • $78.22 per hour for Casual Teaching -Certificate IV qualified
    $81.37 per hour for Casual Teaching-Diploma or equivalent (AQF5) teacher training qualified.
    $84.57 per hour for Casual Teaching-AQF6 teacher training qualified

Applications will only be considered from candidates that have the appropriate approval to work in Australia.

Melbourne Polytechnic promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people.

Melbourne Polytechnic encourages Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ and from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job, with age being no barrier.

Fairfield, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training


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