Senior Instructor

These positions are located within the Centre for Professional Policing, Foundation Training Division.

The successful applicant will be expected to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to facilitate contemporary training. Any previous educator experience or a background or subject matter expertise in Cultural Community and Diversity, Communication Skills, Community Engagement or Ethics would be an advantage. You would also be expected to perform as a key contributor within a dynamic and driven team environment.

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/20012648B
Closing Date: 18-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: See advertisement
Attachments: Position description C2027.docx (Word, 431KB)
Job Specification

Victoria Police VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 640KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Senior Sergeant Julieann Forrester
(03) 9566 2182

Position Details

About the role:

As a member of the Centre for Professional Policing, you will be delivering, assessing and maintaining contemporary training to Police, Protective Services Officers and Police Custody Officer Recruits. You will also be delivering professional development education to other Victoria Police Staff. The training included (but is not limited to) delivering sessions on Cultural Community and Diversity Education, Community Engagement and Ethics Education as well as Communication Skills Education. The training will be delivered in both the traditional classroom environment and practical/scenario training.


Some of your duties will include:

  • Provide teaching and education services to Victoria Police, Protected Services Officers and Custody Officer Recruits.
  • Research, develop and implement innovative learning practices, and instrumental strategies, including project based action learning and flexible online delivery methods directed to the needs of participants within Victoria Police.
  • Engage in continuing research and professional development in areas of relevant subject matter expertise.
  • Plan and implement learning and assessment programs in accordance with curriculum/national training packages and/or other requirements, including on site and off site delivery and assessment, assessing training needs and developing training plans and programs.
  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to participants on their performance and progress in their studies.
  • Evaluate teaching delivery, and undertake professional development to maintain currency in vocational and teaching practices, ensuring quality requirements and improvement plans are implemented in a process of continuous improvement.
  • Perform coordination and administration activities for the organising of a course of study, including documentation, reports and record keeping in accordance with policy and procedure.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience or subject matter expertise in (either or all) Cultural Community and Diversity, Communication Skills, Community Engagement or Ethics.
  • Possess a Cert IV in Training and Assessment or complete within 12 months of obtaining a position (fully funded).
  • Highly-developed report writing skills with the ability to deliver training notes and session plans.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • These positions are located within the School of Policing – Foundation Training Division, People Development Command, which is located at the Victoria Police Academy, View Mount Road, Glen Waverly, VIC 3150. Please be aware that you may be required to work at any other division within the command as required.
  • VPSG4 range $84,019 - $95,329 p.a. + super + leave loading.
  • 2 x Full time ongoing 1.0 FTE.
  • 1 x Part time 0.4 FTE  (30.4 hours per fortnight initially with the view to increase this position to a 0.8 FTE position).

How to Apply:

Your application must include;

  • Resume
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement.

Please view the full Position Description attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Senior Sergeant Julieann Forrester on (03) 9566 2182 or via email on

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email


Applications close midnight Monday 18 February 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.


About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

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