Project Officer – Diploma of Translating (Flexible location) - Deaf Connect

About the Role

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

We are looking for a deaf person experienced in Auslan/English translations and who is interested in supporting the development of the translating workforce. You will work collaboratively with subject matter experts to develop training materials for the Diploma of Translating in order to enable the delivery of high quality training and assessment. The demand for a skilled and qualified workforce to provide Auslan/English translation work continues to increase and there are currently no options available for Deaf people to access the qualification – this is your chance to contribute to making a difference.

Current opportunity: 

Your role will include: 

  • Designing and developing clear training and learning content, including interactive elements and deliverables for a suite of units of competency (trainer guides, learner guides, training activities, assessment tasks, marking guides, storyboard for e-learning modules and other materials)
  • Ensuring training and learning resources are fit for purposes, suitable for the student cohort, flexible and agile, and can be utilised according to the delivery strategy
  • Planning the program development project to ensure delivery within agreed timeframes
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of learning design services to provide a highly effective and efficient service
  • Developing both full qualifications and skill set options for delivery that meet the needs of a blended delivery

About You

To succeed in this role, you’ll have:  

  • TAE40116 – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma, or a higher-level qualification in adult education 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in instructional design with previous exposure to RTOs and AQF framework 
  • Excellent writing skills with demonstrated experience writing VET materials linked to specific units of competency and qualification 
  • Experience with translation work 
  • Thorough understanding of VET quality framework and ASQA Standards
  • Formal qualifications in Interpreting, Translation or Applied Linguistics (desirable) 

Before you start, you’ll need: 

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check 
  • Completed NDIS Worker Orientation Module (we can help with this) 
  • COVID-19 vaccination certificate 


  • A Focus on Work/Life Wellbeing 
  • Ongoing Training and Development 
  • Supportive and inclusive team environment where you can be yourself  
  • Salary Packaging benefits (reduce your taxable income and increase take-home pay) 
  • Make a real difference with Australia’s largest service provider for Deaf Australians! 


About Us

Deaf Connect is the new name for Deaf Services and the Deaf Society, Australia’s largest whole of life support service for Deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing Australians.  

Every one of us is unique. Whether we are born deaf or hard of hearing; whether we sign, speak, lipread or use a cochlear implant, we are all connected by our culture and community. 

We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture, and language. 

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, then please click on the ‘Apply’ link now. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. OR to learn more about this opportunity please contact 

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Deaf Connect is an equal opportunity employer.