Senior Instructor

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/20033493
Closing Date: 22-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: Various - see advertisement
Attachments: Position Description C2027.docx (Word, 431KB)
Job Specification

Role Statement.docx (Word, 115KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Margie LEWIS
(03) 9566 9697

Position Details

Instructor Positions Available!

Do you have a passion for delivering training programs?
Do you have experience in a law enforcement environment?

If you can deliver high quality training programs, have a strong grounding in police craft, and adhere to the Victoria Police Organisational Values, then this may be the job for you!

Great opportunities are now available for multiple instructing positions within the People Development Command.

About the role:

You will be delivering, assessing and maintaining contemporary training to Police and Constable Qualifying Program recruits. The training includes (but not limited to) State and Commonwealth Legislation, Victoria Police Policy, Procedure and Practice and Victoria Police IT applications and programs. The training will be delivered through a combination of classroom and practical scenario-based training.

The successful applicants will be expected to have experience/ exposure in a law enforcement environment and possess excellent interpersonal communication skills in order to facilitate training the training while being a key contributor within a dynamic team environment.

Your duties will be to:

  • Provide teaching and educational services to Victoria Police, drawing from one's own experience and knowledge;
  • Researching, developing and implementing innovative learning practices and instructional strategies including problem-based action learning together with flexible online delivery methods directed at the needs of the participants;
  • Performing the role connected with the Squad Manager Portfolio. These duties are an important strategy in providing day to day support for our newest members during their training within the Academy; and
  • Performing administration activities pertaining to the course governance, including record keeping in line with Regional Training Officer (RTO) compliance and Victoria Police policy.

As the successful applicant, you will have including but not limited to:

  • Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment is highly desirable, or you will be required to qualify within 12 months of attaining a position (fully funded).
  • Relevant degree or vocational qualification in teaching would be highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills with the capability to both lead teams and also facilitate group led activities.
  • The ability to contextualise and relate practical policing examples to legislation, policy and procedure.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Five fixed term (until 30/06/2021) positions are available (both full-time and part-time application requests will be considered)
  • Positions are available at the Centre for Law Operational Development (CLOD). This Centre of Learning (CoL) is located within the Foundation Training Division of People Development Command.
  • Working at the Victoria Police Academy, View Mount Road, Glen Waverley 3150.
  • Demonstrated experience in policing practices, policies and procedures (inclusive of Victoria Police IT applications) is desirable.
  • The incumbent will be required to complete the OHS requirements of the organisation.
  • The position may require you to work outside the ordinary hours but you will be paid in accordance with the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Response to the Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement
  • A covering letter, outlining your position preferences with regard to your preferred working hours, i.e. full-time or part-time.  All requests will be considered.

Applications close Thursday 22 November 2018
- No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact:

Inspector Margie LEWIS on (03) 9566 9697 or via email or

Acting Inspector Scott BARNES on (03) 9566 9697 or via email  or

Acting Senior Sergeant Richard DAWSON on (03) 9566 2138 or via email or

Acting Senior Sergeant Wayne BOGAARS on (03) 9566 6740 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 requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment 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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