Employment

Joining commUnity+ gives you the opportunity to develop your career while using your energy and skills to make a difference in the lives of people living in our community.

We currently employ more than 100 people in a range of roles in our Education, Legal, Family and Corporate Service programs.

We have a strong focus on providing flexible working arrangements and internal career development opportunities. 

Financial benefits

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits program
  • Salary packaging options, with up to $15,900 per annum tax-free
  • Generous salary packaging on meals and entertainment

Career development

  • Training to support career development
  • Vacancies are advertised internally

Work environment

  • A supportive, positive and energetic team environment
  • Work/life balance options, including flexible working arrangements

Current Positions

EAL Teacher / Assessor

  • A rewarding career that offers candidates the opportunity to work with a wide range of people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • We are a team committed to delivering a high standard of service to our communities
  • Multiple Positions are available for an immediate start either part time or full time

 Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd (operating as commUnity+) is a multidisciplinary organisation located in Melbourne’s western suburbs, delivering a range of prevention and early intervention programs focused on informing and engaging with our community. This is achieved via high quality Adult Community Education, Legal Services (Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre), our Neighbourhood House program and Children’s Contact Service, as well as a range of community and individual development activities.

About the position

The EAL Teacher is responsible for preparing and delivering classes focused on English as an Additional Language qualifications and carrying out primary duties as course and session planning, preparation of teaching and learning resources, and conducting assessments in accordance with the qualification delivered and VRQA & ASQA requirements.

Reporting to the Training Manager, the EAL Teacher will deliver a range of teaching services, and ensure that students from diverse backgrounds are provided with the relevant support to enhance their learning experience and achievements, while maintaining compliance requirements and completion of administrative tasks.

This position is primarily based in St Albans, however occasionally you may be required to travel to other Education sites.  

Key Selection Criteria

  • Relevant VET qualification with TESOL as a method or specialisation in TESOL
  • Latest Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or previous versions with relevant upgrades
  • Minimum of two years’ teaching experience, with demonstrated ability to implement best practice in the delivery of nationally recognised training and assessment is highly recommended.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge with the state-based English as an Additional Language (EAL) Framework, guidelines and standards including the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority Guidelines for VET Providers and Australian Quality Training Framework
  • Highly developed and proficient teaching and assessing skills, including experience conducting and reporting Pre training assessment, new client assessment, moderation, and validation
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering learning to students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including clients with learning barriers
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills in English and proficiency in digital literacy and technology
  • Strong organisational and planning skills with high level of attention to detail, including self and time management skills
  • Experience teaching in the community education sector is desirable.

What we offer:

  • Flexible workplace arrangements
  • Salary packaging benefit
  • 40% off your membership at Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre (BAWC)
  • Opportunity to further develop your skills
  • Supportive and Inclusive team

 commUnity+ is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people and protecting them from harm. Applicants must hold a valid Working with Children Check and Police check or the ability to obtain the same.

To apply

Please forward your application via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., using the subject line: EAL Teacher/Assessor

Applications must include a cover letter responding to the key selection criteria and a current resume. 

A copy of the Position Description can be found here

Applications close on 21 February 2024 . For further information or a confidential discussion, please call Ana Balica on 0419 366 132.

community+ is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

EAL Teachers - Expression of Interest

EAL Teacher positions within the Education Program at Comm Unity Plus which is a multidisciplinary community organisation.

Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd (operating as commUnity+) is a multidisciplinary organisation located in Melbourne’s western suburbs, delivering a range of prevention and early intervention programs focused on informing and engaging with our community.

This is achieved via high quality Community Education, Legal Services (Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre), our Neighbourhood House program and Children’s Contact Service, as well as a range of community and individual development activities.

About the Positions

We are currently seeking expression of interest from EAL teachers for our various community education programs:

  • English as an Additional Language classes – Adult Migrant English Program, Skills for Education and Employment, and VET Funding Contract Skills First funded programs.
  • Pre-accredited programs – specifically digital literacy, employment, and foundation skills.
  • Casual Relief Teaching
  • New client assessment across all programs.

These roles are available across several of our commUnity+ sites in the Northwest and Western suburbs, and across several days of the week as Part Time, Full Time or Casual positions with the flexibility to negotiate.

Reporting to the respective Training Manager, teachers will deliver a range of services and ensure students from diverse backgrounds are provided with the relevant support to enhance their learning experience and achievements, while maintaining compliance requirements and completion of administrative duties.

The EAL Teachers are responsible for preparing and delivering classes focused on English as an Additional Language and carrying out primary duties such as course and session planning, preparation of teaching and learning resources, and assessments.

We are a team committed to delivering a high standard of service to our communities.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree with Language Other Than English (LOTE) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) specialisation or qualifications.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment including Design and develop assessment tools, Address adult language and Literacy and numeracy skills modules.
  • Teaching experience, with demonstrated ability to implement best practice in the delivery of nationally recognised training and assessment.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge with the state-based English as an Additional Language (EAL) Framework, guidelines and standards including the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority Guidelines for VET Providers and Australian Quality Training Framework.
  • Highly developed and proficient teaching and assessing skills, including experience in client assessment, moderation, and validation.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering learning to students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including clients with learning barriers.
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills in English and proficiency in digital literacy and technology.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills with high level of attention to detail, including self and time management skills.
  • Experience and knowledge in conducting and reporting Pre-Training Assessments and new client assessments are highly regarded.
  • Experience in the community education sector and willingness to teach across EAL programs mentioned above would be desirable for this role.

As these positions would require travel to attend other commUnity+ sites from time to time, possessing a current Victorian Driver’s license would be advantageous.

What we offer:

  • Flexible workplace with hybrid work arrangements
  • Remuneration based on Education Services (Post Secondary) Award, qualifications and experience
  • Salary Packaging benefit
  • 40% off your membership at Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre (BAWC)
  • Opportunity to further develop your skills
  • Supportive and Inclusive team
  • Free parking at Deer Park and Keilor Downs sites

commUnity+ is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people and protecting them from harm.

Applicants must either currently hold or be able to obtain a valid Working with Children Check and Police check.

To apply you can forward your application via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using the subject line: EAL Teacher- Expression of Interest

Applications must include a cover letter responding to the key selection criteria, and a current resume.

A copy of the Position Description can be found here.

Expressions of Interest will be reviewed as received. For further information or a confidential discussion, please call Ana Balica on 0419 366 132

community+ is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.