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Want to work somewhere awesome?

How would you like to live and work in the North West?

Think about waking up every morning just minutes from the pristine waters of Cable Beach… Or living a stone’s throw away from some of nature’s most stunning gorges and waterfalls.…Spend your weekends fishing out on a boat or sipping icy cold drinks by the pool.

Sounds pretty awesome, right? You could have all of this and more by becoming one of the newest team members at North Regional TAFE (NR TAFE).

Live and work in the epic Pilbara region! 

The Pilbara region is one of the most pristine, remote and exciting regions in our state. We are looking for some inspirational lecturers who are passionate about developing the future workforce in the North West. You could be swimming in the rock pools at Karijini National Park one day, and delivering innovative learning solutions the next.  

Your next adventure awaits in the Pilbara. 

Become a Lecturer and we'll show you how you can pass your industry skills on the next generation. 

If you have more than five years of industry experience, we want to hear from you! 

Lecturing Perks

Not only will you live in an amazing part of the world with a close knit community, you will receive the following industry perks:

  • Up to $100k base salary
  • Nine weeks paid leave
  • Air-conditioning allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Country Incentive Allowance or Salary Location
  • Generous travel subsidy (subject to eligibility)
  • Relocation allowance (if applicable and only within Western Australia)
  • Subsidised housing (subject to eligibility & availability)
  • District Allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Tax reducing salary packaging options
  • Work/life balance

View our Advertised Vacancies to see the incredible positions available!

Current advertised vacancies

NR TAFE advertises all non-casual employment opportunities, with tenure in excess of six months, on the WA Government Jobs Board(opens in a new tab) . This site is your gateway to information about employment opportunities in the Government of Western Australia.

Director Corporate Services

Salary: Level 8, $136,296 - $147,609 pa, PSCSAA

Location: Either Karratha, Pundulmurra (South Hedland) or Broome

Unit/Division: Corporate Services

Work Type: Fixed Term  - Full Time

Position No: 30000002

Closing Date 2023-01-11 4:00pm

6 month full time fixed-term with possible further fixed term or Permanency.

About North Regional TAFE

Take charge of your future with North Regional TAFE and live in one of the most pristine, remote and exciting regions in our State.

At North Regional TAFE our purpose is to deliver innovative learning solutions for individuals, industry and communities that facilitate real employment outcomes by putting the student at the centre of everything we do.

We are driven by our passion for education, deliver more than 200 nationally recognised qualifications and strive to provide educational opportunities to everyone, regardless of background, economic status, gender, race or location.

Training is also offered in non-accredited programs, short courses, work-readiness programs, literacy and numeracy, and skill sets.

North Regional TAFE is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. People from diverse backgrounds including people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

As a measure to achieve equality, sections 51, 66R and 66ZP of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 apply to this position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people (24 years of age and under) and people with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply and to indicate within their application to which diversity group they belong.

Find out more by visiting our website:  (opens in a new tab)

About the role
In this role you will be responsible for the effective management, leadership and provision of all corporate service functions including human resources, financial management, physical resources and information and communications technology to support the core business of the College and meet government policy expectations and statutory requirements.

In addition you will provide advice to the Managing Director and Governing Council and participates as a member of the College corporate executive in the planning and management of College business activities.

Other responsibilities include

  • As a member of the College Executive, contributes to the planning and achievement of College goals through translating strategy into operational goals and creating a shared sense of purpose.
  • Develops and implements Directorate operational and business plans ensuring the whole of government agenda is met.
  • Works with College Executive to ensure appropriate resources are allocated to functions.
  • Leads and directs the Directorate and ensures compliance with College and public sector values, policies and statutory requirements.

To be successful, you will have the following… 

  • Experience at a senior management level in strategic planning and corporate governance and leading the provision of services in the area of responsibility.
  • Capacity to implement the policy and legislative requirements of a statutory authority in the public sector, particularly in a regional setting.
  • Ability to work in a collegiate manner, demonstrate high-level communication and interpersonal skills within the organisation, the community, local industry and other government agencies.
  • High-level conceptual and analytical ability including policy development and innovative solutions for the achievement of policy outcomes.
  • Proven ability to manage the human, physical and financial functions of the College including leading the development of organisational budgets.

Work Benefits
Our employees are covered by industrial agreements providing a significant range of employment benefits including:

  • Five (5) weeks paid leave
  • Access to an additional 2 (two) weeks Accrued Days Off
  • Air-conditioning allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • District Allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Tax reducing salary-packaging options

District Allowance Payment is paid according to the following:

  • Subject to eligibility
  • Public Sector CSA Agreement 2021 and Government Officers’ Salaries, Allowances and Conditions Award 1989
  • Department of Commerce Labour Relations advice Circular to Departments
  • Current Rates as at 3 July 2015, Circular 3 of 2019 District Allowance Rates

For Further Job Related Information
Please contact Helen Smart, Managing Director on (08) 9192 9104 or email in a new tab)

How to Apply
Please refer to the Job Description Form for full position details and the Application Information as these documents will assist you with the preparation of your application.

Applicants are required to apply online and submit by the closing date detailed below.

  • A comprehensive Resume including 2 (two) professional referees
  • A written application addressing the selection criteria outlined in the attached Job Description Form.

Advertised Reference Number: NRG002.23S
Please ensure your application documents are complete and ready for upload, prior to clicking on the Apply for Job button.

If you are experiencing any difficulties applying, please contact Establishment & Recruitment on (08) 9203 3735.

Other Conditions and Eligibility
Eligibility for employment is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Department of Education Criminal Clearance. If this position involves contact with children, the recommended occupant will also be required to obtain a Working with Children (WWC) Card.

To be eligible for appointment Australian Citizenship, relevant visa or permanent residency is required.

This selection process may be used to identify suitable applicants for similar vacancies that arise within the next twelve months.

The onus is on the applicant to ensure that their application is submitted and received by the closing date and time. Late applications, proforma, faxed, hand delivered, posted and emailed applications will not be accepted.

Applications close Wednesday 11 January 2023 at 4:00pm (WST).


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