Senior Lecturer, Educational Leadership

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
Oct 11, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 31, 2019
Ref
276/2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
  • MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS
  • $120,961 - $139,228 (LEVEL C)
  • FULL-TIME, ONGOING

Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for an academic to contribute to the postgraduate teaching programs within Edith Cowan University’s School of Education. The Master of Education (Coursework) at Edith Cowan University comprises core units as well as specialisations in Educational Leadership. We are looking for an academic to join the team of researchers and academics within the program taught on campus at Mt Lawley, China, and through an accelerated On-line mode.

The appointee will demonstrate a high level of connectivity of leadership in the education sector, teaching and research experience and engagement with the wider academic field. We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer to contribute to this educational leadership specialisation.The Senior Lecturer must have a PhD in a related field and a national professional profile and be able to demonstrate leadership in both research and teaching as well as professional, industry and community links. The successful applicant will have in-depth knowledge of leadership styles and practices across a range of contexts, as well as a strong understanding of research approaches and methods. Additionally, they will possess a record of research and publications, research student supervision and demonstrated capacity to provide teaching leadership in curriculum review, design and implementation. The successful candidate will also have experience in either Early Childhood, Primary, or Secondary settings and have experience in delivering technology supported learning.

The Role

We are seeking a Leadership specialist to enhance our dynamic team of experts in this field. The applicant would have experience both as an academic and in leadership positions in school contexts.

The key responsibilities of the positions will include but not be limited to:

  • Fostering a research culture
  • Producing recognised research outputs and obtaining research grants
  • Developing and contributing to course curriculum at a postgraduate level
  • Supervision of higher degree by research students
  • Engaging in postgraduate teaching with areas such as Leadership and Research Methods
  • Strategic and proactive engagement with industry, the profession and the community

The requirements for this role are set out in the Selection Criteria. To be considered for appointment at Level C you will need to have a PhD, demonstrate your ability and experience in teaching and curriculum development and coordination at Course level, management of staff, publishing in academic journals and achievement of nationally competitive research grants or equivalent. At Level C, you may also be expected to coordinate units and courses.

The successful applicant will also be required to obtain and maintain a Working with Children Check.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $120,961 to $139,228 (Level C) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

Attractive relocation package available for successful candidate, if appropriate.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Contact

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Pauline Roberts (Academic Coordinator: Master of Education) on (08) 6304 6433 or pauline.roberts@ecu.edu.au for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the Capabilities in the Selection Criteria.

Closing Date:

Applications close on 31 October 2019 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.