Employment Opportunities

Work with us at TAFE Western

TAFE Western job vacancies are now advertised on www.jobs.nsw.gov.au.

All applications MUST be submitted online. To apply, you must have a User Profile. Follow the video tutorial to create a user profile.

jobs.nsw provides other video tutorials that show you how to:

  • Create a user account
  • Search for jobs of interest
  • Apply for a job

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

TAFE Western Recruitment Contact
Email: recruitment.western@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: (02) 6391 5789  (02) 6391 5788  (02) 6391 5783

We encourage peoples from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and multicultural backgrounds and with a disability to apply.

Read about applying for a position at TAFE Western.

TAFE Western employs over 2000 people throughout its 24 colleges and Institute offices.  Extensive communication networks are maintained to enable many of TAFE Western's management functions to be decentralised enabling staff to work from all campus locations as they travel to perform their duties

The management of TAFE Western itself includes the Director's Unit, Planning, Finance and Human Resources in Orange and in Dubbo, Information Communications Technology and the Aboriginal Development Manager's Office.

Become a Part Time Teacher

We are currently looking for part time teachers in a number of disciplines.

To find out more about part time teaching, email your enquiry to the TAFE Western Recruitment Team: recruitmentWIT@det.nsw.edu.au.

Educational and Industry Areas

TAFE Western offers vocational education and training related to many skill sectors and industry areas. Teachers are employed with knowledge and skills relating to these areas:

  • Aboriginal programs
  • Agriculture, horticulture and animal studies
  • Arts, media and entertainment
  • Building, construction and architecture
  • Business finance and property services
  • Environment and conservation
  • General education and work skills
  • Hairdressing and beauty
  • Health and community services
  • Horticulture, agriculture and natural resources
  • Information and communications technology 
  • Manufacturing and engineering
  • Mining
  • Sport and recreation
  • Textiles, clothing, and furnishings
  • Tourism, travel and hospitality
  • Transport, automotive

Teaching, administration and maintenance

Full-time and part-time teachers deliver more than 400 courses. These include face-to-face teaching, and various modes of flexible delivery such as e-learning, distance education, block release, part-time and full time delivery.

Video conferencing is used across the Institute to reduce travel for staff to attend meetings and in some instances to teach at multiple locations.

Each campus has support staff to maintain grounds and buildings, for student administration, counselling services and teacher support

TAFE Western employs people for a diverse range of vocations and and also locations that range from remote villages to thriving regional cities like Bathurst, Dubbo and Orange.

Feedback from customers is used to ensure necessary adjustments are made to its products and services and our staff are expected be flexible and responsive flexibility and responsiveness to customer needs.

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.