Senior Lecturer, Teacher Education, Assessment and Pedagogy

Banyule/Bendigo/Shepparton/Albury/Wodonga/Mildura, Australia
24 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at any La Trobe Campus (Bundoora, Bendigo, Shepparton, Albury/Wodonga, Mildura)
  • Level C Classification

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the position

This position will design, coordinate and teach subjects and courses in Teacher Education, assessment, and pedagogy, which provide a high quality learning experience that engages undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students. You will design innovative and effective curriculum which reflects developing best practice nationally and internationally utilising various methodologies. You will also make contributions to successful joint applications for external research funding, and strengthen the existing capability of La Trobe University and further enhance its reputation as a leader in Teacher Education.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have a PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas. You will have demonstrated capacity to lead and develop curriculum and professional programs in the areas of effective learning, assessment and curriculum design to support graduating teachers. You will have a high level understanding of state, national and international teacher education reforms, education policies and teacher education professional standards.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 10 January 2021 by 11:55 pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Joanna Barbousas, +61 3 9479 2190,

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.