STEM Educator, Ballarat Tech School

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: City West Campus, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: Permanent

Job no:851170
Campus:SMB Campus
Categories:Professional/General
School/Area: Federation TAFE


  • Federation TAFE – SMB Campus
  • Part-time (0.6), fixed-term appointment until 26 December 2022
  • HEW 7 – $90,899 to $98,241 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation

About the role

Ballarat Tech School (BTS) is a State Government initiative developed to establish Victoria as the Education State.  BTS is hosted by Federation University to provide students access to high tech learning in a cutting-edge purpose-built facility.

The STEM Educator, Ballarat Tech School is responsible for the program development and delivery, resource design and continuous improvement of classroom-based programs. 

About Federation University

At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.

Across our university and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education.

Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.

We are the number one ranked University in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments (Good Universities Guide 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment. This includes:

  • Number one in Victoria for Social Equity
  • Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (undergraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Student Support (undergraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (postgraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Full Time Employment (undergraduate)

About you

Reporting to the Associate Director, Ballarat Tech School, you will have demonstrated experience in designing, developing and delivering engaging educational programs as well as technical expertise of a range of technologies that are utilized in a laboratory setting. You will also understand STEM education principles within an educational context.

You will:

  • coordinate STEM programs through project management;
  • conduct industry, teaching and learning program research;
  • engage students by assessing their needs and adapting learning programs;
  • conduct professional development training and information sessions;
  • review, modify and continuously improve programs

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

Directions from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer require all Victorian-based Federation University workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.

Please note that applications will be prioritised for those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

How to apply

Please apply by Sunday, 16 January 2022.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume.  To view the Position Description, please click here: 851170.pdf

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756.  Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Bianca Molloy, our Manager, Organisational Development and Diversity .

Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy . For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Bianca Molloy, our Manager, Organisational Development and Diversity .

A workplace for remarkable people

For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

What we offer

We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter .

You will be able to take advantage of our UniSports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more .


Advertised:07 Jan 2022 12:30 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:16 Jan 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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