Lecturer in Learning Intervention, Primary

Melbourne, Australia
$110,236 – $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super
16 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Jan 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Continuing / Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Department/School: Learning Intervention Academic Group
Salary: Level B – $110,236 – $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) fosters staff productivity, growth, and engagement in a collective effort to enrich the contribution that education makes to society. We conduct research and teaching that leads to the transformation of education practice both within and beyond the profession. The MGSE stimulates learning that enriches the potential of students from around the world, enabling meaningful careers and profound contributions to communities. We provide research leadership, setting the direction for high-impact, innovative and responsive research that addresses the pressing issues of our time. We lead purposeful engagement with society, sharing our resources and expertise as part of collaborative efforts to build a resilient, equitable and sustainable future.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your experience as a primary and/or early childhood educator to develop, co-ordinate and teach initial teacher education and Learning Intervention subjects about diversity, disability and inclusion. You will make effective contributions to teaching, learning, engagement, leadership, the scholarship of teaching, and service within the Learning Intervention Team. The successful applicant will be familiar with current developments and debates relating to supporting all learners in primary and/or early childhood settings and other educational contexts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support subject contextualisation and ensure the development of workshop activities suitable for teacher candidates
  • Teach into the Master of Teaching and Master of Learning Intervention courses
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in academic groups within the MGSE
  • Contribute to key scholarly projects undertaken by the Learning Intervention Team nationally and internationally

About You

As a confident and skilled communicator, you will be responsible for stimulating positive student learning experiences through your ability to share information in an easy-to-understand format that engages students. As a keen problem solver, your strong analytical thinking skills and solution-orientated mindset will assist you in balancing the demands of teaching, leadership, and community engagement.

You will also have:

  • A Masters degree in education, or in a related discipline area, and extensive professional experience in primary and/or early childhood settings
  • High-degree of productivity and independence under minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and stimulate positive student learning experiences
  • Experience in online learning and engaging students with innovative learning environments

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria  (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

Applications close: 11 Jan 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0057568_Lecturer Learning Intervention (Primary)_PD.docx