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Education Manager – English Language Studies (Foundation College)

Chisholm Institute - Dandenong, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training
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  • Full time (1.0), Fixed Term until 30 June 2022 | Position No 000745
  • Salary: $109,578 p.a. plus superannuation
  • Location: Dandenong
About Us

Chisholm is Victoria’s premier public vocational education and training provider, with campuses located across Melbourne and the south east.

Each year, we welcome some 41,000 students from over 43 culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. More than 1,400 passionate and dedicated Chisholm employees work together to deliver quality training and education in Melbourne’s south east manufacturing heartland and key residential growth corridor.

A Victorian Government-owned TAFE, we aim to lead the way in education and training to inspire success and transform lives.

Our purpose is to excel in education and training and be respected and valued for enhancing the social and economic futures of individuals, industry and communities.

Our drive for commercial success is underpinned by our core values of Opportunity, Integrity, Collaboration, and Achievement.

In the past 20 years, we have grown significantly to become a multi-sector institute, delivering a broad range of education and training programs and services in higher education, vocational education and training (VET) and school sectors across ten campuses in Victoria, online, in the workplace and overseas with partner educational and government organisations.

We offer more than 400 courses, from VCE/VCAL/VETDSS, through to nationally accredited qualifications such as certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, degrees, graduate certificates, graduate diplomas and short courses.

About The Role

This role is accountable for the provision of academic quality, operational support and leadership through a focus on the development of strategies and programs that promote and support the Institute’s strategic pillars.

The incumbent supports English Language Studies delivery across multiple sites in the South East and Peninsula and internationally, including AMEP, Skills First and ELICOS.

This position directly supports the English Language Studies Manager and peers in the Foundation College business area in managing and leading the implementation of educational excellence, business growth and opportunities that enhance the Institute’s reputation, and meets industry and community needs in the course areas as designated.

The role is responsible for ensuring that the student experience is central to all aspects of education delivery, and supports innovation and continuous improvement.

Your Key Accountabilities Will Be To
  • Coordinate and delegate tasks to the team to deliver operational outcomes including; Teacher Performance, timetabling, resource allocation, teacher loads and student progress
  • Lead and manage teachers, including supervision, performance, professional and vocational currency and development requirements
  • Lead the design, development, delivery and evaluation of innovative, customised, high quality vocational education and training responses for identified students and clients
  • Examine and make recommendations on alternative flexible delivery strategies
  • Implement methods and strategies to support learners including mentoring and work preparation programs, study skills support, alternative delivery and assessment methodologies, and communication strategies
  • Engage with employers and industry representatives to ensure teaching materials and content meet industry and employer needs and currency
  • Contribute to business development activities including tenders and submissions to support business growth and the Institute’s fee for service goals
  • Deliver courses/programs in defined areas of expertise as required, modelling teaching delivery methods meeting changing needs and commercial requirements
  • Manage a budget including providing advice on advise on cost effective delivery strategies.
  • Manage a functional or specialist area of delivery
About You

You will bring the following qualifications, skills and experience with you:
  • Adult Teaching qualification at AQF 6 level or higher
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)
  • Vocational qualifications relevant to or above the level required and industry currency
  • Registration with professional bodies as required for the teaching discipline
In addition to this you will enjoy working collaboratively within a diverse team, be highly motivated with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


At Chisholm, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.

How To Apply

Applications for this position close 9am Friday 25 June 2021.

Applications Should Include
  • a covering letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • contact details of three (3) referees
Appointment to this position is subject to satisfactory completion of Safety Screening requirements including but not limited to:
  • Valid Employee Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • International Police Check (if applicable)
  • Verification of unrestricted work rights in Australia, e.g. citizenship, passport or birth certificate
  • Certified copies of qualifications and transcripts
If you have any questions regarding the position or require further information please contact Karen Eager, English Language Studies Manager, Foundation College on +61 3 9212 5470.

Chisholm Institute reserves the right to withdraw an advertised position at any stage.

Dandenong, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training


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