Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, School of Education

Adelaide, Australia
01 Mar 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

(Level B) or (Level C) $100,933 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation will apply.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University. The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement. Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Continuing position available immediately

The successful candidate will have experience in quality teaching in the schooling (years 7 – 12) and tertiary sectors, research on educational issues, and be aware of trends in initial teacher education and/or postgraduate areas. You must have a passion for preparing teachers for contemporary classrooms, be an experienced digital practitioner, and have recent experience teaching in the middle/secondary years of schooling. As part of this role, you will be expected to assist the School in its activities as required by accrediting bodies and be able to successfully build upon the School of Education’s partnerships with schools in South Australia.

The Faculty of Arts is one of five Faculties at the University, incorporating the Schools of Education, Social Sciences, Humanities, and the Elder Conservatorium of Music. The Faculty of Arts Office serves the needs of approximately 5,000 enrolled students in undergraduate, honours and postgraduate coursework programs.

The School of Education, within the Faculty of Arts, provides opportunities to a range of educators, including teachers, trainers, academics and educational consultants. Through high quality education, the School imparts its vision to produce graduates who can lead learning across global, national and local contexts.

To be successful you will need: 

  • A PhD in Education in an area relevant to the School’s research strengths. 
  • Demonstrate experience in excellent teaching in various modes including online at the tertiary level in initial teacher education middle and secondary years’ programs and/or postgraduate education programs, preferably in Australia.
  • A research track record with evidence of recent quality outputs in ERA 39.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of scholarship, research and engagement activity within the School including the ability to work effectively as a member of a team to provide outcomes for pre- and in-service teachers.
  • A school teaching qualification and relevant teaching experience in the middle and secondary years of schooling, preferably in Australia.

This position requires a valid Working with Children Check.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are integrity, discovery, excellence, collegiality and respect. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences. It currently serves the needs of around 5000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

Learn more at: arts.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply:


Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria.

Application close: 11:55 pm, 1 April 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Faye McCallum
Head of School, School of Education, Faculty of Arts
P: +61 (8) 8313 5692
E: faye.mccallum@adelaide.edu.au

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.