Associate Lecturer in Social Work

Adelaide, Australia
$79,828 - $96,742 p.a. 
06 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed term until 22 December 2023 | Full-Time at 1.0FTE 
  • Academic Level A| $79,828 - $96,742 p.a. 
  • Location: Bedford Park 

About the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

Through our world-class teaching and research, we equip students with the skill, commitment, and vision to protect vulnerable communities and advance human development. The College is dedicated to cultivating bright minds and inspiring innovative, passionate, and highly skilled graduates for future ready careers, and delivering connections for life. 

About the Role 

As the Associate Lecturer in Social Work, you will be responsible for delivering an interactive and personalised approach to learning that results in student success in an exciting and dynamic field.

In this Teaching Specialist (Practitioner) role, some key position capabilities include:

  • Create, coordinate, conduct lectures/tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and assess students enrolled in Social Work topics of the College, with a focus on clinical skills training and/or supervision of students undertaking work integrated learning.
  • Contribute to the planning and evaluation of these topics.
  • Assist in the development of topic and course materials with appropriate guidance from Course Coordinators and/or Senior Academic Staff.
  • Provide support, academic counselling and professional advice to students concerning their studies, professional development, and career opportunities.

In addition, you will participate in the College’s administrative functions such as attending College meetings and membership of committees. This role does not include making a research contribution.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience in delivery of curriculum, student assessment and effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practices. You are a passionate professional in Field Education. You are a focused, committed, and driven individual who has a vision for the field of Social Work.

In addition, you will possess:

  • As a minimum, satisfactory completion of a Bachelor of Social Work and/or Master of Social Work (qualifying) or equivalent qualification and experience in an area relevant to Social Work.
  • Must be eligible for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and have a minimum of five years full-time, post-qualifying practice experience.
  • Relevant and contemporary clinical experience in a relevant field.
  • Evidence of teaching experience at a tertiary level within relevant discipline

Life at Flinders 

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world. 

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders? 

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services 
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff 
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia). 

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position. 
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy  

How to Apply and Information 

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Lana Zannettino 

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted. 

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

19 Mar 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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