Lecturer, Teaching Focused in Youth Work

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
12 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
05 May 2019
Ref
084/2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • SCHOOL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • SALARY RANGE: $69,906 – $94,255 (ALEVA)
  • ONGOING, FULL TIME

We are seeking an experienced and innovative individual to teach and support the on-going development of the Undergraduate Youth Work program. This important and demanding role will require someone who is able to support students from diverse backgrounds to make a successful transition into university studies.

Applicants will be expected to have: 

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree in Youth Work/Studies and preferably a Master’s Degree and/or progress towards a PhD in a relevant field. 
  • Eligibility for full membership for an appropriate Youth Workers Association 
  • Relevant teaching experience in higher education, preferably at a degree level
  • Evidence of post-graduation professional experience youth work roles in local government, schools  or the youth accommodation sector, and strong professional networks within the youth work field;
  • Expertise in how youth work theory relates to practice, and an ability to teach a youth work curriculum based upon socio-political perspectives on youth work practice;
  • Demonstrated skills and achievement in supporting students’ transition to university, and a good understanding of how to support students facing additional barriers to success in university studies; and
  • Ability and experience of teaching in different modes (on-campus and online); and willingness to innovate in teaching, to modify your approach to support student academic engagement, and to contribute to youth work course development, coordination and promotion.

The full selection criteria for this role, against which applications will be assessed, are attached.

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

Benefits and Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $69,906 – $94,255 (ALEVA) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

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 Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Associate Professor Vicki Banham (Associate Dean Social Science, Social Work, Counselling and Youth Work) on 08 6304 5530 for more information.

How to Apply:

Please forward a concise expression of interest (2-3 pages) describing your suitability for this position, addressing the six (6) criteria above, and attach a copy of your current CV to your online application.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 5th March 2019 at 11:30 pm.

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

ECU is 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.