Temporary Teacher Painting/Decorating & Signage, Wollongong

NSW Government

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 15/04/2019

Job Category:

Education / TAFE / Trades / Vocational

Job description:
Have you ever considered a career as a TAFE Teacher?

The purpose of TAFE NSW is to skill the workforce of the future. TAFE NSW offers the best of campus-based delivery as well as flexible, online and work-based learning. The TAFE NSW values of Customer First, Collaboration, Integrity and Excellence guide our team in strengthening communities, delivering world-class training for our students and producing job ready graduates for employers. The operating environment for TAFE NSW is dynamic as we leverage our scale, expertise, passion and reputation to meet the rapidly changing VET landscape. TAFE NSW is committed to its students and customers and the role it plays in changing lives and opening up opportunities through learning.


As one of our teachers, you will also contribute to developing educational learning material in consultation with industry to ensure the programs delivered to students continue to meet contemporary workforce requirements.
You will love this position if you:
  • Have a strong passion for everything painting/decorating and signage related and motivated to influence and guide emerging professionals.
  • Want to work as a part of a collaborative and dynamic teaching team on the NSW Coast and help shape the lives of local students.
  • Have a demonstrated commitment or previous experience or a willingness to learn and thrive in delivering outstanding training in an adult learning environment.

If this sounds like you and you are interested in helping to improve the lives of others by teaching them the skills, knowledge and understanding that you possess, then TAFE teaching is for you!

Learn more:  Information regarding the position is available from the following link:


For any additional information regarding this position please contact: Chris Outten, Head of Skills Team - Infrastructure, Energy & Construction, on (02) 4295 2102 or email:

If you experience difficulties whilst submitting your application online at please contact the support team on 1800 562 679.
Your application for this role must include: 
  • An updated resume.
  • Written responses addressing each of the selection criteria below, as this forms an essential component of your overall application.
  • Contact details of 2 referees.
  • Applicants must apply online. 

Please Note:
  • This is a temporary full time position until 30 June 2020.
  • This is a child-related position. A Working with Children Check is a prerequisite for anyone in child-related work. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct. More information can be found at Working with Children Check


TAFE NSW is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to fostering a diverse workforce. 



Additional Information for Temporary Teachers


For Temporary Teachers applications will be considered in order of priority as follows:

(i)   applicants who meet the service requirements to be considered as a “long serving part time casual teachers and/or Temporary Teachers” (as defined below) through service within Illawarra RTO; then
(ii)   applicants who meet the service requirements to be considered as a “long serving part time casual teachers and/or Temporary Teachers” (as defined below), partly through service in Illawarra RTO and partly through service in other TAFE NSW RTO's; then
(iii)  applicants who meet the service requirements to be considered as a “long serving part time casual teachers and/or Temporary Teachers” (as defined below), through service in one TAFE NSW RTO (other than Illawarra RTO); then
(iv)  all other applicants, including external applicants


For the purpose of (i) to (iii) above, applicants will qualify as a “long serving part time casual teacher and/or Temporary Teacher” where they have worked as a part time casual and/or Temporary Teacher for 240 hours or more (on average) for two consecutive years or more, as at the closing date of application.  Service must be rendered in the relevant Institute or Institutes as specified (i) to (iii) above.”


Eligibility lists may be created to fill future vacancies.  The eligibility lists remain valid for a period of up to 12 months.

For further clarification regarding the filling process for Temporary Teachers please contact People & Safety on 02 6058 2920.


Close Date: Sunday, 5 May 2019

Key Application Responses

The following selection criteria form a specific part of the selection process. Candidates for this role must address each of these items specifically in their application.


  1. A Certificate III or equivalent in Painting and Decorating and a Certificate III or equivalent in Signs and Graphics.
  2. Relevant and current practical trade experience of at least 5 years post trade qualifications.  Experience should include high knowledge and skills of signage computer and software programs.
  3. Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116), or its successor, OR - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110), with the additional units listed; - and one of the following:
    • TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills or its successor or 
    • TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
    • and one of the following:
    • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools or its successor or 
    • TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools or
    • TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools

  4. High level written and verbal communication skills in English and proven ability to communicate effectively in a wide range of educational, industrial or community environments.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to maintaining professional currency and commitment to quality customer services.
  6. Demonstrated organisational skills applicable to an education setting and proven strengths in problem solving and change management.
  7. The ability to utilise and integrate information technology in a teaching program.