-Employment Opportunities

Working at TAFE Western

TAFE Western encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, individuals with multicultural backgrounds or with a disability to apply for any role within the organisation.

TAFE Western is a leading provider of vocational education and training services for regional Western NSW. These services are provided to an area bound by Lithgow in the east, Broken Hill in the west, south to Cowra and north to Lightning Ridge.

Ongoing and temporary vacancies within TAFE Western are advertised on www.jobs.nsw.gov.au and in the local media.


Prospective candidates for advertised positions MUST submit their applications online. To apply for these positions, candidates must register and create a User Profile within www.jobs.nsw.gov.au. To assist you in this process, this link will forward you to a video tutorial to create a user profile.

The website www.jobs.nsw.gov.au also provides information on how to search and apply for advertised positions.

JOBS.NSW Technical Assistance
Email:  support@jobs.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 1800 562 679

TAFE Western Recruitment Contact
Email: recruitmentwit@tafensw.edu.au
Phone: 02 6393 6955 

A  Job Application Guide  has been prepared to assist you in organising and submitting an application for a vacancy within TAFE Western.


Become a Part Time Casual Teacher

TAFE Western offers vocational education and training related to many skill sectors and industry areas.

To provide these services, TAFE Western is always seeking interest from suitably qualified, skilled and experienced people who wish to be considered for employment as a Part Time Casual Teacher in one or more disciplines.   

In order to be considered for any Part Time Casual Teaching vacancy, you will need:-
• Relevant tertiary qualifications for the discipline
• Recent industry experience (usually within the last 3-5 years, depending upon discipline)
• Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training or demonstrated equivalent competencies.

Prospective Part Time Casual Teachers should email to recruitmentwit@tafensw.edu.au the following:-
• Job Application Form
• Resume, outlining your skills and experience
• Copies of any relevant qualifications or competencies

Any application received will be registered and retained for a period of 12 months. The application will be viewed as a resource for any possible future casual vacancy.

NOTE: The submission of an application in this process is not a guarantee of employment and does not form part of a comparative assessment process.


Employment goals

TAFE Western embraces the development of its workforce to encourage:

  • Increased Aboriginal employees
  • Increases in workplace delivery
  • Increased flexible delivery
  • High rates of satisfaction

Staff are encouraged to participate in activities to improve outcomes for TAFE Western's customers. Read more about staff development at TAFE Western.

All communications, actions and decisions within the Western Institute emphasis teamwork, and it is through this that improvements in quality are achieved.

Principles of fairness, equal opportunity, multiculturalism, ethical conduct and working safely are critically important to TAFE Western employees. You can read more in the Standards and Policies section.


Aboriginal Employment Strategy

TAFE Western values the skills, experience and knowledge of Aboriginal Peoples and is committed to improving the employment opportunities, retention and career development of Aboriginal staff. TAFE Western aspires to be an employer of choice for Aboriginal Peoples. Read more about our Aboriginal Employment Strategy 2015-2018.