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Applying for a job at GOTAFE

Applying for a job can sometimes be overwhelming – especially if you're moving into a new sector or you're unsure about an organisations recruitment process.

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We've taken the guesswork out and put together a guide on what you need to know before applying for a role at GOTAFE.

Position description

All positions include descriptions which provide detailed information to help you with your application. Please make sure you read it and consider how you meet the selection criteria for the role.

Submit application

Please make sure you to answer the online screening questions. These questions are based on the key selection criteria for the position you’re applying for.


Our shortlists are based on your overall application which includes your cover letter, resume and how you match the requirements of the role. You will be contacted by our People and Culture team to arrange an interview.


If you are shortlisted you will be invited to attend an interview, either in person or via Zoom with two or more panel members. You will have an opportunity to ask questions during the interview. In some instances, a second interview may be required.


You will be asked to provide certified copies of all relevant qualifications.

Referee checks

GOTAFE will contact your referees to substantiate your previous employment and/or experience.


You will be contacted by email or phone to advise the outcome of your application. If you are successful an offer of employment will be made.


If you accept an offer of employment, we will arrange for you to be onboarded and inducted.

Other important information for applying to work at GOTAFE

  • All of our positions require a Working with Children's Check and a Police Check.
  • As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is a condition of employment with GOTAFE, subject to reasonable exemptions, that you have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or can provide evidence of bookings.
  • You must have a current driver’s licence (car).
  • You must be eligible to work in Australia.
  • Our employment practices foster a high-quality diverse workforce reflective of the Victorian community. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community, including the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.
  • GOTAFE is a child-safe and equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining, developing and supporting our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age.
  • GOTAFE requests the true and complete disclosure of any circumstances regarding health or capacity to work that would impede your ability to perform the duties of the position.