Casual Electrical Teacher


  23 May 2024
22 Jul 2024

  • Positions based at Heidelberg Campus
  • Casual Teaching role
  • Inspire Electrical students at Melbourne Polytechnic


About the Organisation:

Melbourne Polytechnic is a learning organisation that has been delivering vocational training since 1912. Learning at Melbourne Polytechnic is a unique experience with an applied focus. delivered by teachers with real-world experience and expertise.

At Melbourne Polytechnic we are committed to providing high quality, innovative, applied and future focused, purposeful education and training to students, industry and communities. Our teachers are passionate and established in their professions and look guide students in theirs. We know that circumstances can create barriers to learning, so we offer our students personalised pathways, flexible study options and learning support.


About the Role:

To deliver and administer training and assessment of Electrical apprentices in a classroom and 
workshop environment. 



  • Prepare, organise, assist to gather evidence for assessment and deliver the sessions within the agreed number of trainer hours to complete the training in selected units of the Electrical qualifications delivered by the department.
  • Provide advice on resources and equipment prior to and during the training.
  • Maintain a work program including, handouts and text reference.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Comply effectively with internal and external stakeholders.


Skills and Experience Required: 

  • Appropriate current vocational qualifications in the specialist area of teaching
  • Vocational currency and demonstrated experience required in the specialist area of teaching
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or its successor)
  • A current Working with Children Check (employee)
  • Hold a current A grade Victorian electrical licence.
  • Demonstrated ability to the develop and maintain records
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated qualities of tact and diplomacy together with a sensitive regard for differing cultures
  • Good knowledge of the central issues in anti-discrimination and occupational health and safety legislation


Payment is in the rate of:

$82.00 per hour for Casual Teaching -Certificate IV qualified
$85.22 per hour for Casual Teaching-Diploma or equivalent (AQF5) teacher training qualified.
$88.59 per hour for Casual Teaching-AQF6 teacher training qualified.


How to apply:

Please submit the following documents for your application to be considered

  • Current CV
  • Cover Letter

The Position Description can be found at the bottom of our company page - click the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken to the position on our website.

For further information on the role, please contact our hiring manager on or call us on (03) 9269 1644

If you email us please make sure you put the job title and job number in the subject line.

Please note, applications received via email or LinkedIn will not be considered you must apply via the website.

We will be shortlisting immediately don’t delay, apply today!

Recruitment Agencies

Please be aware for us to engage with you, we require internal pre-approval and you must be on the State Purchasing Contract (for Victorian government common use goods and services). We will engage with you and your agency once we have the approvals.

Diversity and Inclusion
Melbourne Polytechnic is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation, by ensuring that children and young people are protected from abuse or harm.

We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. This means we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ and from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job, with age being no barrier.


Preston, VIC


Electrical & Communication > Electrician

$82.00 - $88.59 Hourly

Electrical & Communication  

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