Teacher of Horticulture – Paid to Learn


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Teacher of Horticulture – Paid to Learn

Campus location: Primary Industries Centre North Wagga Wagga

Permanent part-time  

Package range: $100,936 – $119,706. Package includes salary of $89,730 – $106,416 pro rata, employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading 

Applications close: Sunday 19 May 2024 at 11.55pm AEST 

At TAFE NSW, we are dedicated to life-changing impact! That’s why we offer world-class training and education that delivers the skills needed for the jobs of today and tomorrow.  

Life-changing impact starts with an incredible team that sees their career as an opportunity to shape someone’s world. Whether that’s inspiring students, supporting each other, or helping our communities and industries flourish. We live by TAFE NSW values: Customer Focus, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence. They define who we are, how we work and inspire our performance. 

About the role 

We are seeking a world-class educator to inspire the next generation of Horticulture students by joining our team of teachers on a permanent part-time (0.5 FTE) basis located at Primary Industries Centre North Wagga Wagga Campus. There may be a requirement to travel to other TAFE campuses within the Riverina Region.

At TAFE NSW, you will discover a diverse, dynamic, and collaborative environment, where you can innovate, create value, and do meaningful work. 

We provide you with tools, ongoing training and professional development, health and wellbeing programs, and depending on your role, a 17.5 hour working week with a variety of flexible working options. 

To find out more about the role, please click to view the Position Description

Essential requirements: 

  • Have appropriate subject knowledge, skills and vocational qualifications with a minimum level of Certificate III in Horticulture or equivalent.  
  • Hold the TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent OR a willingness to undertake our full time 14 week ‘Paid to Learn’ course.  
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years post qualification experience relevant to your industry. 

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience in Parks and Gardens
  • Certificate III in Chemical Applications

Paid to Learn: for candidates who do not hold the TAE40122 or equivalent, you have the option to be paid to learn as you transition from industry to teaching with guaranteed work following successful completion of the 14 weeks Training and Assessment course. Those who already hold the TAE qualification or equivalent are still eligible to apply.

For more information about this opportunity or to attend one of our drop-in sessions, please check out the Frequently Asked Questions

An eligibility list, valid for 18 months, may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently becomes vacant, may be filled via this recruitment. 

For ongoing positions at TAFE NSW, we require one of the following:

  • Australian Citizens
  • Australian Permanent Residents
  • NZ Citizens with current passport and valid working rights in Australia

If you wish to apply for this role, please click on the following ‘apply now’ link which will take you to the TAFE NSW Career’s Page.

To apply for this role, click on ‘apply now’ and provide: 

  • Your current resume (PDF) 
  • Certified copies of your qualifications (PDF) 

How can I get support with my application? 

For helpful insights into preparing your application, TAFE NSW’s recruitment process, and getting interview ready, please read through the following Application Process and Become a Teacher on our TAFE NSW Careers Page. 

At TAFE NSW we are creating an accessible and inclusive workforce, so you can safely bring your whole self to work and connect with your community through our many diverse employee networks. If you require an adjustment in the recruitment process, please let your Talent Acquisition Advisor know. 

General recruitment and/or adjustment enquiries: contact the Talent Acquisition Advisor, Taylah Lagos, [email protected], and (02) 7921 6012. 

Role-specific enquiries: Gabriele Harding, Team Leader Agribusiness, [email protected], and 0492457920. 

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.  

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  • Full Address Primary Industries Centre, Coolamon Road, Wagga Wagga 2650