Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education

Bathurst, Australia
12 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Progress an active research and teaching career
  • Join a friendly, cohesive and collaborative team
  • Build strong links with community

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $67,481 to $135,637 p.a. (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst

Join a team of professionals teaching into a range of degree programs that prepare students to become teachers. This variety will mean that you will have the opportunity to teach on-campus and online students at undergraduate or postgraduate levels. You will be required to demonstrate excellence in both student engagement and community relations and contribute to academic administration, curriculum development, program coordination, and work collaboratively across the Faculty and with external partners appropriate to the level being applied for.

The School is seeking expertise across the Early Childhood Education discipline. Part-time arrangements may be considered for the right candidate.

To be successful you will have:

  • A relevant qualification appropriate to the level being applied for, or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the discipline
  • A record of research relevant to the discipline
  • Evidence of the delivery of high quality student centered learning and teaching

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Arts and Education is one of three Faculties within the University. Eight Schools and Centres offer a diversity of courses in education, communication, creative industries, social work and human services, library and information studies, theology, humanities, Indigenous Australian studies and Islamic studies.

With approximately 9,000 online students and 3,000 on campus students, the Faculty is an innovator in online and blended learning modes. Over 200 academic staff deliver distinctive courses, and are supported by a skilled team of professional staff. On campus courses are delivered at the Universitys Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, and Port Macquarie campuses, and at other locations including Sydney and Canberra.

Academic staff within the Faculty undertake high quality, impactful research that engages with governments and professional organisations, nationally, internationally and in regional communities, ensuring excellent supervision for Higher Degree Research students.

The School of Teacher Education (located on the Bathurst and Dubbo campuses) provides undergraduate teacher education programs in early childhood and primary, kindergarten to Year 12, health and physical education, as well as postgraduate degrees in inclusive education and teaching English to speakers of other languages. The Schools goal is to enable dynamic, imaginative, creative and rigorous education to create the best future for students, parents, employers and communities.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description:

or by contacting:

Associate Professor Carol Burgess | Acting Head, School of Teacher Education | | Ph: 02 6338 4413

Closing Date: 11 pm, 10 October 2019