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At TAFE SA, we don’t wait for things to happen. We make it. We do it. We go get it. 

Now’s the time to join South Australia’s largest vocational education and training provider and play a part in shaping the future workforce of our state. 

Here at TAFE SA we take pride in supporting and rewarding our staff with attractive remuneration and benefits. This allows us to encourage career growth and provide a nurturing environment where every individual can thrive. Find out more about the benefits here.

We’re an inclusive and equitable environment that values every voice, harnessing the many different strengths of a diverse workforce to deliver better results for our people, our students, and industry.

To discover the opportunities, explore the available jobs on our careers site, and become part of our team of professional and academic staff currently 1950 people strong. You may also wish to learn more about the application process.

View current opportunities 

Unlock rewards and unleash your potential

At TAFE SA, we want to see you grow in your career with a range of opportunities and ongoing support.

Here we offer our staff career prospects, professional development and supportive programs, as well as excellent employment conditions.

Develop your skillset with the many initiatives TAFE SA provides, including:

  • Study assistance
  • Time off to attend classes
  • Return-to-industry programs
  • Professional development
  • Sick, carers, and maternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary sacrifice
  • Management and leadership development programs
  • Encouragement to participate in departmental committees and working parties

Work across the state, with lecturing and non-lecturing opportunities at more than 40 metropolitan and regional locations. And if you’re a pro at what you do, or an experienced tradesperson, you might be what we’re looking for with lecturers required across a range of fields, from bricklayers, management consultants and chartered accountants, to refrigeration mechanics, upholsterers and performing artists. 

Your career, your way

At TAFE SA, we understand the importance of work-life balance, so we're all about being flexible! We want to attract the best people, and that's why we've got some our supportive initiatives in place, including: 
  • Part-time and job-share arrangements
  • Purchased leave
  • Compressed weeks
  • Working from home agreements and arrangements
  • Flexitime
  • Working remotely (regional employees undertaking metropolitan-based positions from current residential location)

Know where to look

Vacancies at TAFE SA are advertised at I Work for SA and on our careers site. These are updated daily.

Find your fit

Are you in search of flexible work arrangements like casual, part-time, or temporary employment? Excited about taking your career to new heights within the public sector? Do you have previous experience in either administrative, arts or lecturing roles? Throughout the year, TAFE SA needs employees on a casual or short-term temporary basis. These exciting vacancies are available across various campuses and workgroups, spanning a huge range of areas within TAFE SA, including but not limited to:
  • Customer service / general clerical / administration
  • Material officer / stores
  • Bar and waiting staff
  • Kitchen hand / cashier
  • Studio assistants
  • Arts specific – front-of-house
  • Arts specific – theatre technicians (lighting, sound, vision) / stage hands
  • Hourly Paid Instructor (HPI) – casual lecturing / teaching / tutoring etc

To be successfully added to the TAFE SA candidate pool you will need:

  • Current resume / CV
  • Current working with children check
  • Possible further selection process checks relevant to the specific role

Application guidelines

We have developed guides to assist you throughout your TAFE SA application journey, encompassing everything from pre-application to the application process itself, including insights into the interview process and optimising your resume.

Use of temporary agency personnel

Occasionally TAFE SA uses temporary employment agencies to fill short-term vacancies. In these cases TAFE SA only uses agencies from the SA Government preferred supplier listing


There are essential and desirable eligibility requirements for Government and TAFE SA vacancies. A vacancy or link to a Government website appearing on this page does not constitute eligibility to apply for such vacancies. Eligibility requirements are set out on the I Work for SA website, and in individual expressions of interest. Unless individuals meet the eligibility requirements of each particular vacancy they will not be eligible to apply. International applicants residing in Australia who wish to be considered for employment must be eligible to work in Australia

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