Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt Teacher (Marngoneet Correctional Centre)

Box Hill Institute

Location: Lara

Job Type: Part time


  • Located at our Education Office within Marngoneet Correctional Centre
  • Part time until June 2024
  • Attractive remuneration package offered

About the role:

A unique and rewarding opportunity to join Box Hill Institute on site at Marngoneet Correctional Centre as our Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt Teacher.

As the Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt Teacher you will be delivering quality education to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students who are interested in exploring personal connections and explore Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture and community as well as developing language, literacy and numeracy skills.

You will be contributing to design, facilitation and evaluation of teaching and learning programs. You will also develop assessment tools and support planning and evaluation in a range of custodial settings.

This role forms part of a highly rewarding project where Box Hill Institute, in partnership with Corrections Victoria, provide prisoners the opportunity to complete Nationally Recognised Training courses to achieve qualifications and improve their confidence, life skills and increase employability once released from prison.

Note: This role is a part time opportunity until June 2024 and is located within a prison environment where teachers will be alone with student groups made up of prisoners. You will be employed by Box Hill Institute however working onsite at Marngoneet Correctional Centre.

About You:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)
  • Relevant experience working with Aboriginal people and communities
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Indigenous culture and history, with the ability to proactively contribute to building Indigenous cultural safety and respect for staff, students and visitors
  • Ability to build relationships with Indigenous prisoners/students to create positive educational pathways
  • Ability to develop student pathways through providing tailored experiences for students that includes individualised support and study plan options. Ability to work to an action plan and flexibly adapt when appropriate
  • Demonstrated experience in working to provide support to Indigenous students or community.
  • Ability to meet legal, professional and policy requirements involved in the delivery of education and support programs to students within a prison environment

About Us:

We are proud to be a leading education provider with a strong reputation for delivering high quality educational outcomes.

Our organisation comprises of Box Hill Institute (Box Hill & Lilydale locations) and Centre for Adult Education (Melbourne CBD) as well as partnerships across various correctional and defence sites in Victoria.

We are committed to a highly motivated and aligned workforce, so we’ll be by your side to enable you, help you grow, and offer you benefits which enhance your work life balance.

Box Hill Institute is a welcoming, safe and respectful work environment. We are work-life friendly and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for our vacancies.


We offer more than just a job; we offer benefits to enhance your work life, help you grow, and celebrate your achievements. Employment benefits include:

  • Flexible work arrangements (dependent on the role requirements)
  • Career progression opportunities and reward & recognition programs
  • On-site parking
  • Novated leasing and salary packaging
  • Access to health & wellbeing resources
  • Employee discounts on health insurance, car rental, newspaper subscriptions and more
  • Access to libraries offering ebooks, films, novels, children's books and so much more
  • Discounts on CAE/Box Hill Institute short courses for staff and their immediate family as well as discounted access to our floristry, beauticians, restaurant, Vet & dog grooming
  • Purchased Leave

If you have questions about this role, please contact John Corcoran via email at

Applications close: 9am, Friday 6th October 2023

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Candidates for employment at Box Hill Institute will be subject to pre-employment probity checks, and must satisfy Box Hill Institute’s pre-conditions for employment. These include providing a satisfactory (valid employee) Working With Children Check and National Police Check, as well as evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic).

Box Hill Institute reserves the right to withdraw an advertised position at any stage.

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