VCAL Numeracy/Math Teacher

About the Role:

Prepare, deliver and assess numeracy and math unit of competencies across a range of quality pre-vocational youth programs, including VCAL Foundation, Intermediate and Senior programs in a range of learning environments within the assigned programs. Establish and maintain of quality programs and systems to ensure a quality service is being provided at all levels of the department.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with Program Leaders and Managers to set and achieve teaching objectives.
  • Provide pastoral care to students.
  • Undertake a range of administrative, coordination and learning services activities directly related to the assigned program.
  • Develop, maintain and evaluate student learning programs, projects and associated materials.


  • Conduct required pre-training assessment reviews and assessment requirements connected to contract delivery for the program/s.

Industry Engagement:

  • Participate in the marketing and promotion of the courses delivered by the Bridging & Preparatory Department and VCAL program area.

Please see the position description for full details.

Key Selection Criteria:
  • Appropriate post-secondary teaching qualifications together with relevant maths stream and recent experience relevant to VCAL and pre-vocational youth programs.
  • Hold VIT (Victorian Institute of Teaching) registration.
  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated understanding of adult learning principles, teaching methodologies and a demonstrated high standard of teaching practice; a commitment to learner-centred teaching; knowledge of, and experience in, teaching methodologies and strategies appropriate to pre-vocational youth programs including current curriculum, assessment and reporting issues affecting pre-vocational youth programs, including “at risk” target groups.

Please see position description for full details.

What we offer:
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Great supportive team culture
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for independent and confidential counselling
  • Ongoing learning and professional development opportunities
  • Classification & Salary; L1 - L3 ($73,027 - $103,540) depending upon qualifications & experience

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.