Lecturer, Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne, Australia
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term for 2 years
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

  • Join Australia's Number 1 University †
  • Career opportunities, professional development, work-life balance.
  • Use your expertise and innovative thinking to have an impact.

Who says you can't change the world? We expect to do nothing less.

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) is at the forefront of innovation in education, working with partners in schools, early childhood settings, communities, government and beyond, constantly seeking new and improved ways to support Australia’s education system. MGSE’s Master of Teaching courses utilise a clinical teaching model which links academic theory with classroom practice.

About the role

The MGSE is seeking a Lecturer with expert knowledge of contemporary theoretical and policy debates and practice within International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes. The successful candidate will make effective contributions to teaching and learning, scholarship and leadership and service within the area of International Education and Social Transformations and Education Cognate Group more broadly.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Contribute to subject co-ordination, teaching and staff leadership in subjects and courses within the International Baccalaureate Programmes;
  • Have a track record of IB teaching experience in PYP, MYP or DP Programmes;
  • Be familiar with online teaching and have the ability and willingness to teach online in the evening;
  • Be familiar with current developments and policy debates relating to IB teaching.

A contribution to the community will also be expected through involvement in professional associations and/or the provision of professional development or other such activities.

If you can demonstrate your expertise in these areas, you are encouraged to apply for the position and join a team of highly talented and motivated staff.


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits


The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check’

Position Description


Advertised: 15 May 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 12 Jun 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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