Teaching at AMES Australia

ESL and VET Teaching at AMES Australia

AMES Australia has a highly experienced and committed teaching workforce. Our teachers are specialists in teaching English as a second language and have an excellent understanding of client needs gained through their teaching experience. Our teachers must meet the requirements of both the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and the National Skills Standards Council (NSSC). Further information can be found at the ASQA website and at the NSSC website.

Teachers holding overseas qualifications should contact Business Victoria Overseas Qualifications Unit to obtain recognition of their overseas qualification. AMES Australia is unable to process applications that contain an overseas qualification without a certificate of recognition.

 

Required Qualifications

Teachers 

AMES Australia ESL teachers must hold:

  • A Bachelor of Education with a TESOL major or equivalent which includes a practicum.

AND

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)

OR

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)
    plus either one of the following:
    TAELLN411  Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
    TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
    plus one of the following:
    TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
    TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools
    TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools.

OR

  • A recognised Bachelor Degree - a formal qualification awarded by an Australian university or tertiary institution, or its onshore or overseas equivalent that is at least three years full-time in length or its part-time equivalent.

AND

  • A recognised postgraduate TESOL qualification resulting from a course of study in which course content of no less than 100 contact hours (or distance learning equivalent) covers the grammar of the English language, language learning and TESOL methodology and includes a practicum.

Note: The practicum must be at least 60 hours which includes, for example, supervised teaching, observation, field visits, resources evaluation, team teaching, volunteer tutoring etc.

If a course undertaken has less than 60 hours practicum, teachers must demonstrate teaching experience equivalent to 60 hours, or must make up the difference in duration by individually organising a supervised practicum. Appropriate documentation of such a practicum should be kept.

AND

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)

OR

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)
    plus either one of the following:
    TAELLN411  Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
    TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
    plus one of the following:
    TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
    TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools
    TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools.

 

Trainers

AMES Vocational and Education Training (VET) industry trainers must hold:

  • VET qualification equivalent to or above the Certificate Level being delivered and relevant industry experience.

AND

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)

OR

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)
    plus either one of the following:
    TAELLN411  Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
    TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
    plus one of the following:
    TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
    TAEASS502A Design and develop assessment tools
    TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools.

 

Please note: Teachers or trainers without the required qualifications will not be considered for teaching at AMES Australia and need not apply.