TAFE Teacher - Nursing (3 Positions Available)

Date: 10 May 2024

Job Location: Mackay, QLD, AU Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity


  • 1 x Continuing, Full Time, Mackay
  • 1 x Fixed Term, Full Time, Mackay (June 2024 to December 2025)
  • 1 x Fixed Term, Full Time, Rockhampton (June 2024 to December 2025)
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton or Mackay
  • Full Time Total Remuneration $116,634 to $129,221 pa (including salary of $98,558 to $109,194 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading) 
  • Progression beyond Teacher Step 4 will only occur if an approved teaching qualification has been obtained.

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity


Leave behind the long hours required for nursing shift work and focus your skills on teaching the next generation of nurses. This opportunity will see you teaching, mentoring, and guiding CQUniversity students within the Diploma of Nursing ensuring they successfully meet their course requirements.


Recognised as a leader in nursing education – CQUniversity educators are praised for learning, teaching, research, and community engagement – we benefit from strong industry ties whilst maintaining the high standards of an ever-changing healthcare environment.


As a Teacher, you will develop teaching and learning programs and use flexible, blended and distributed learning techniques for innovative delivery and assessment solutions, ensuring our students are equipped with the relevant knowledge and skills to meet the changing needs of industry.


If you are a motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate industry expert, we would love for you to join our team of nursing educators today.

Be rewarded


  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund) 
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance 
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Position Requirements


  • Essential - A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or (TAE40122).
  • Possession of an undergraduate nursing degree.
  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in the Nursing sector.
  • You will be expected to hold vaccinations in relation to the COVID-19 immunisation should your CQUniversity role require you to attend any setting / venue / event where there is a specific entry requirement for you to hold these vaccinations, as per relevant State Government directives.

Position Description


For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives


Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 2 June 2024


Job Requisition ID: 4633


Contact Details: 

Prabha Antony

(07) 4930 9095



When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.


CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.