Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Secondary Health and Physical Education

Joondalup / Mount Lawley / South West, Australia
$102,253-$120,814 (Level B) / $124,522 - $143,081 (Level C)
01 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

$102,253-$120,814 (Level B) / $124,522 - $143,081 (Level C)


Edith Cowan University is a large, multi-campus institution serving communities nationally and internationally. The University has two metropolitan campuses at Mount Lawley and Joondalup, and also serves Western Australia’s South West Region from a campus at Bunbury, 200 km south of Perth.

The School of Education is one of the largest providers of Initial Teacher Education in Australia with more than 5,000 students. The School produces high quality research and offers a broad range of programs including Early Childhood Studies, Primary, Secondary and Postgraduate Education.

We are seeking an innovative and creative Secondary Health and Physical Education (HPE) academic who is passionate about high quality teacher education and research within these areas. We welcome you to join one of the highest-ranking public Universities in Australia for student satisfaction.

The Role

An exciting ongoing opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Level B /Level C) position, within Health and Physical Education. The ongoing, full-time position is based in the School of Education and centres strongly on research, teaching, and service. The activities of the school encompass research, curriculum, assessment and pedagogy within Initial Teacher Education, postgraduate education, and in workplace, community and public education arenas. Health, sport and physical activity are prominent foci for research within and beyond schooling.

The successful candidate will have a strong teaching and learning experience across the learning area of Health and Physical Education. You will share your passion for topics within this learning area to inspire our undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The successful candidate will have an established or emerging track record of research including evidence of a high-quality publication pipeline, higher degree by research supervision experience, the obtainment of competitive research income, research network / collaboration, and external impact and engagement.

Key criteria

  • PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • An established or emerging track record in quality research and outputs in Field of Research code 13 or 39.
  • Expertise, experience and a strong pedagogical approach in Health and Physical Education within the Secondary discipline.

Applicants should possess outstanding interpersonal and relationship skills, with a strong track record of working in and leading teams. University experience and the ability to contribute to other areas in the Secondary discipline would be advantageous.

All ECU staff demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage. The preferred candidate will be required to undergo an integrity check, including a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full-time, ongoing position attracts a salary range of $102,253 - $120,814pa (Level B) or $124,522 - $143,081 (Level C) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

A generous relocation package is available for the successful candidate(s), if appropriate.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Future Staff website.


Interested applicants are welcome to contact Associate Professor Christina Gray (Acting Associate Dean, Secondary) via email c.gray@ecu.ecu.au for more information.

How to Apply:

Please complete a statement (maximum of 4 pages) addressing the Selection Criteria and attach with your resume via the ECU Employment Opportunities website.

Closing Date

Applications close Tuesday 28th June 2022 at 11:30 pm AWST.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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