• Large training organisation with a student and industry focus
  • Our programs deliver training across the state
  • Employment will be for sessional teaching/assessing in the first instance


TAFE SA is the major public provider of vocational education and training (VET) in South Australia. Our core business is the design and facilitation of high, quality teaching and learning programs and services to a diverse customer base – locally, nationally and internationally. We believe strongly in our aspirational vision to become leaders in the provision of educational experiences which model and assist individuals, enterprises, organisations and communities (urban, rural and remote) to build futures which are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.

About the Role

TAFE SA is seeking to expand our register of qualified Hourly Paid Instructors (HPIs) in the fields of Allied Health in the Adelaide, Port Pirie, Mount Gambier and Berri region.

As an HPI, you will be required to provide an educational service of training, assessment and guidance to students in accordance with relevant training package objectives. Delivery and Assessment will be both online/virtual classrooms and face to face classes, and in the workplace. On some occasions this may include off campus delivery within industry. Travel to regional areas to teach and assess students would also be required.

We are seeking practitioners who ideally possess a background in any of the following; Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy Therapy (or Allied Health Assistance or other Allied Health Profession).

You will have relevant experience in your professional area of expertise, and you must have a desire and willingness to impart knowledge and skills onto others. You will be driven to keep up to date in the industry and continually develop skills in the role.

HPIs within the Allied Health and Individual Client Support workgroups will be required to work with other lecturing staff in a range of roles for:

  • Assessment of students on vocational placement;
  • Assisting to assess theory and clinical skills;
  • Teaching and assessing.
  • Some travel is required to deliver to industry.

To be successfully appointed you must:

  • possess Cert IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or higher-level qualification in Adult Education
  • possess any of the following;

– Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or relevant Allied Health Professional Qualifications; or

– Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

  • possess industry currency in field of practice.

If you are experienced, have the qualifications and are keen to teach students, we would love to hear from you.

For further criteria and information about our HPI roles please refer to the Role Descriptor  RD Hourly Paid Instructor.pdf and Industry Addendum  IA Lect Allied Health HPI.pdf.

Special Conditions

The successful applicant is required to demonstrate having a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC) prior to being employed. Applicants who do not hold a WWCC will need to apply at Department of Human Services (DHS).

  • be fully vaccinated including COVID-19 and Influenza;
  • be willing to undertake some out of hours work if required;
  • have appropriate visas to be eligible.

Application Instructions
All applications must be submitted online.
Registrations of interest should include a CV outlining areas of experience in the field of practice, education and relevant qualifications.

Enquiries and applications to:

Melissa Beeston

Education Manager, Individual Client Support/General and Allied Health

T0428 251 954 / E: melissa.beeston@tafesa.edu.au

Registrations of interest close on 20th June at 11.45pm in the first instance.

Inclusion and Flexibility Statement
At TAFE SA, we ensure our workplaces are safe, inclusive, supportive and respectful. We do not accept discrimination, harassment, or violence of any kind. As an Equal Opportunity employer, we strongly encourage applications from First Nations people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ and people and people living with disability.

TAFE SA offers a range of work options to attract and retain great staff, including part-time. We support employees to manage their work-life balance at all stages of their lives. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.