Aboriginal Pathway Program Regional Tutor, Teaching Academic Level A

Mount Gambier, Australia
Jun 09, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jul 11, 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Based in UniSA College at the Mount Gambier Regional Centre
  • Part-time (0.6 FTE), fixed term contract until 31 December 2024
  • Commencement Salary: $72,218 pro rata per annum (plus superannuation)

About the Role

The Aboriginal Pathway (AP) Program is an 18 month pathway program that supports students with no previous qualifications for university study. The program is open to all people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and can lead to entry into a university degree at the University of South Australia. All students undertake general courses to develop their tertiary learning, computing and academic literacy skills.

As an AP Regional Tutor, you will provide high quality teaching and learning experiences for students enrolled into the AP program. You will play a role in the growth of the College programs through promotion and representation of the AP program, developing and maintaining strategic relationships with external stakeholders and communities.

*Applications from Australian Aboriginal peoples are strongly encouraged.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Deliver teaching materials and ongoing tutorial support for students, implementing a range of teaching approaches
  • Provide learning support for students to assist retention and success
  • Implement strategies to ensure the programs meet the needs and expectations of relevant stakeholders
  • Liaise with the Wirringka Student Services Pastoral Care Support Officer to ensure Aboriginal Tutorial Assistance (ATP) tutoring is provided
  • Maintain strategic partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders and communities

Essential Skills and Experience

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and a sound understanding of the needs of students undertaking enabling courses
  • A passion and commitment to equity, high level teaching and continuous improvement in education
  • Experience in using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies including familiarity with online tools and Learning Management Systems, grade moderation and student consultation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to engage with and support Aboriginal students
  • Capacity to work in a geographically dispersed team and an ability to adopt a problem solving approach to effective program delivery


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Staff study support
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Sarah Doyle, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 3086.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Sunday 11 July 2021

Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check.

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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