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Tafe Teacher - Quensland Future Skills Partnership

Salary: $80,000 - $90,000, $90,000-$100,000 Location: Queensland - Regional Ref: Tafe Teacher QFSP
Description: About this Opportunity:

Fixed Term (until 09 December 2022), Full Time
Tertiary Education Division
CQUniversity Mackay (or Isaac Region)
Total Remuneration $84,262 to $107,033 pa (including salary of $71,203 to $91,482 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Progression beyond Teacher Step 4, will only occur if an approved teaching qualification has been obtained.

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity:

The Queensland Future Skills (QFS) is a partnership between BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity Australia that is focused on delivering tomorrow’s skills to regional and remote mining communities today. The partnership has been working with industry experts and communities since late 2019 to fast-track the responsive co-design and delivery of training to support the implementation of autonomous technology in mining.

Expressions of interest are called for a motivated and qualified Teacher to deliver the Certificate II in Autonomous Technologies (10935NAT) - a newly accredited vocational qualification, providing multiple pathways into further vocational or tertiary studies. This exciting and rewarding role will see you travel throughout the Isaac region to a range of school locations (eg. Moranbah, Dysart, Blackwater and Clermont) to deliver the qualification which is specifically designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to enter and work within the fields of autonomous environments.

The Certificate II in Autonomous Technologies is 18-months in duration and provides foundation knowledge in software, hardware and supporting frameworks required for autonomous environments. Amongst other skills, the course is intended to provide participants with the following general outcomes:

Life-long learning skills
Innovative thinking and problem-solving skills
Skills in information communication technologies including networking, programming, and Internet of Things (IoT)
Skills in autonomy and robotics including electrical control circuits, fluid power, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and schematics and systems documentation.
An introduction to work health and safety concepts, including hazards analysis and risk management.
Position Requirements:

The ideal applicant will have the following key capabilities within the context of the key responsibilities outlined above:

Current industry knowledge and experience in autonomous systems, robotics, electrical, network connectivity and technical support, basic programming, and PLC, and/or hazard analysis and safety.
Capacity for initiative, self-management, teamwork, and sustainable practice, with the ability to accept, promote and manage change using well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
Commitment to self-development with the focus on maintaining skills for contemporary industry and teaching practices, and the use of educational technologies and Learning Management Systems to support learning.
Ability to identify, tailor and implement innovative teaching and learning strategies to support the diverse needs of students, and to work effectively in the Vocational Education & Training in Schools (VETiS) sector.
A flexible and adaptive approach to teaching delivery and assessment utilising contemporary technologies
Possess a sound knowledge of safe, equitable and anti-discriminatory work practices and demonstrate the ability to be flexible, inclusive and responsive, and deliver a quality student experience.


An approved Degree, Diploma or Certificate in a relevant vocational area or approved equivalent qualifications, approved industry experience and the ability to demonstrate currency in vocational workplace competencies.
Tertiary qualifications in fields such as Technology, Trades, Automation or Mechatronics and/or extensive industry experience.
TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment plus the following units: o either TAELLN411 or TAELLN401A, and either TAEASS502 or TAEASS502A or TAEASS502B
Employee Queensland Working with Children (Blue Card).
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
Comprehensive knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Learning Management Systems.

An approved AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) level 5 teaching qualification, including supervised teaching practice and studies in teaching methodologies.
An understanding of the mining and related industries.
Knowledge of both the Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Higher Education sectors.
Residential proximity preferable within the Isaac Region.

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