Senior Instructor

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/20021927B
Closing Date: 22-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: Ongoing, part time, 0.5 FTE
Attachments: Position description C2027.docx (Word, 431KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Brian Montgomery
03) 9566 2169

Position Details

Position Details:

  • VPSG-4 range - $82,574 - $93,689 p.a. + super + leave loading, pro rata
  • One (1) part time (0.5 FTE), ongoing position available
  • Working within the School of Policing Capability Development Division, People Development Command located at Victoria Police Academy, 1 Viewmount Rd, Glen Waverley.


About the role:

The position is located within the School of Policing - Capability Development Division of People Development Command; initial duties at the Centre for Crime Investigation.

The Centre for Crime Investigation is responsible for the provision of contemporary training programs, incorporating adult learning principles to a range of members within Victoria Police.  Courses currently include; Detective Training School Phase 1 and Phase 2, Arson Investigation Course, Investigation Management Course, Frontline Development Course and Foundation Training Division programs including Recruits, Taking Charge and Protective Services Officer training.   

As a member of Centre for Crime Investigation you will be designing, delivering and assessing contemporary training to a variety of Victoria Police members.  The training includes (but not limited to) the theory and methodology of crime investigation, initial action, crime scene management, investigative interviewing, State and Commonwealth legislation and Victoria Police Policy, Procedure & Practice.  The training will be delivered through a combination of classroom and practical scenario based training at the Victoria Police Academy with occasional offsite facilitation in both metropolitan and regional Victoria. There is the possibility of occasional overnight travel.

The successful applicant will be expected to possess excellent interpersonal communication skills in order to facilitate training in policing while being a key contributor within a dynamic team environment. Experience in a law enforcement environment is highly desirable. 

Some of your duties will include:

  • Provide teaching and educational services to members of Victoria Police. 
  • Research, develop and implement innovative learning practices and instructional strategies, including problem based learning and flexible online delivery methods directed to the needs of the participants, Victoria Police.
  • Participate in strategic planning and specialist project activities by contributing to the achievement of strategic objectives through the development of project plans, project completion and implementation of project outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Provide support and advice to students of diverse cultures, backgrounds and abilities
  • Implement appropriate learning or support strategies to ensure student safety, health and wellbeing.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Relevant degree or vocational qualification and experience in relevant teaching program would be highly desirable.
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment or equivalent is highly desirable or qualify within 12 months.
  • Australian Qualifications Framework Level 5 teaching qualification is highly desirable.
  • Possess a current Victorian Driver Licence and hold or qualify for a White Class Driver Authority within three (3) months.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

Requirements and relevant information:

*Your usual place of work will be within the School of Policing Capability Division, People Development Command; however you may be required to work at any other division within the Command as required.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement


If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact D/S/Sgt Brian Montgomery on (03) 9566 2169 or via email

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 requirement / adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact  the VPS Recruitment Team via email


Please note: No applications will be accepted via email, applicants must click on “Apply Now” to submit an application.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Thursday 22 November 2018.


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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