Are you looking for a career with a strong community based not-for-profit organisation?

A career where you can make a real difference in the community?

Working at WEA Hunter is more than just a job. It is about transforming lives through quality learning and education. Inclusive and innovative, WEA Hunter offers a vibrant, collaborative culture where employees are valued and can develop their career.

WEA Hunter employs over 60 permanent staff and over 150 seasonal tutors. Our staff undertake responsibilities ranging from management to course or program coordination to administration or support services.

If you are passionate about delivering accessible, quality training, value diversity and are flexible and adaptive, then WEA Hunter can be a fit for you.

When positions become available WEA Hunter publicly advertises positions as required on All applicants must address specific criteria to be considered in the next round of recruitment.

We do accept course proposals from tutors and potential tutors and we encourage anyone who wishes to work with us or offer a course proposal to contact our Community Engagement Unit on 02 4925 4216

Currently WEA Hunter has the following positions available:

VaCE Training Senior Officer – Full time 38 hours per week

This position of VaCE Training Senior Officer within WEA Hunter’s Training Unit that focuses specifically on the coordination of components of Vocational Education and Training programs within WEA Hunter’s Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

The key focus areas of this role are to:
1. Coordinate training and assessment elements; including resource ordering and distribution, room allocations, offsite venue hire, program timetabling, program administration, monitoring progression of training and program promotion.
2. Assist with the recruitment of suitably qualified trainers and assessors.
3. Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including but not limited to local business, industry bodies, the general public, to promote WEA Hunters products and services.

VaCE Training Coordinator – Full time 38 hours per week

The Training Coordinator, working as part of a team, is responsible for the day-today coordination of vocational and community programs based across the Hunter. The role has extensive responsibilities to ensure all programs and staff associated with these programs is delivering premium training and support service to all learners.

The key focus areas of this role is to coordinate the training and assessment elements of service delivery which includes recruitment and supervision of Trainers within the area of responsibility and to develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.

Student Services Coordinator – 38 hours per week

The Student Services Coordinator is responsible for the processes and information provision of these Student Support Services and the consistent quality of these services which address the needs of students and assist adult learners make the most of the opportunities presented to them as a result of their interest in a course or enrolment in a program.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate (but not limited to):-
• High level of attention to detail and commitment to quality.
• Strong personal drive and self-motivation.
• Proven oral and written communication skills including accurate spelling and grammar
• Customer focused and able to deliver to a high level of service to internal and external customers.
• Demonstrated ability to interpret / analyse information

Compliance and Quality Team Leader – 38 hours per week

This position is as a Team Leader position within WEA Hunter’s Quality Assurance and Compliance Unit that focuses specifically on supervising and overseeing the high volume processing of administrative functions within the RTO.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate (but not limited to):-
• Knowledge of Adult Education and Training, Community College and VET sector
• Knowledge and skill in using Ish OnCourse, online Learning Management Systems such as Moodle, and working with Government website portals for data entry and use
• Outstanding attention to detail, and a methodical approach to work with an emphasis on accuracy
• Ability to lead teams and support and motivate individuals to promote a healthy and harmonious team environment
• Ability to read, synthesise and comprehend complex texts

HR Manager – 38 hours per week

WEA Hunter is recognised as a leading provider of community based Adult Education and Training and is seeking applications for the role of Human Services Manager.

This permanent 38hrs per week position has a pivotal role in the management team for the College and is located at our Head Office in the Newcastle CBD. The Human Resources Manager works across all levels of the organisation, providing an informed, professional and efficient service on all aspects of human resources management and strategy, as determined by the Executive Director. This includes partnering with senior staff to identify HR priorities and recommend appropriate people management solutions in relation to organisational development, culture and change to deliver outcomes and manage issues.

This position operates with a high degree of autonomy within the limit of the financial administrative and operational delegations.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate (but not limited to):-
• Demonstrated experience (minimum of five years) in Human Resources, and/or Organisational Development.
• Highly developed communication, negotiation and analytical skills with the ability to effectively communicate and lead operations with senior management groups, the community and unions
• Demonstrated knowledge of Legislation, Awards, Policies and Practices
• Demonstrated ability to investigate issues, identify problems, develop and implement innovative human resources solutions
• Strong attention to detail skills with a focus on ensuring accurate preparation of documentation.

Tutors Wanted!

WEA Hunter are always looking for new courses to run for our community. If you have a talent or a passion or expertise that you could share with others, please contact our Community Engagement Unit on
4925 4216. We would love to hear your ideas!

Applicants must obtain an information pack and address all the criteria outlined therein. Please contact Human Resources on 4925 4200 or email

Please note: We ask that you DO NOT submit your application to All successful applicants will need to provide proof of a current Working with Children Check and a NSW Police Record Check prior to the commencement of employment.

WEA Hunter is committed to all statutory obligations