Lecturer in Learning Intervention

Melbourne, Australia
$114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super
18 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full-time; Continuing
Faculty: Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Department/School: Learning Intervention Academic Group
Salary: Level B – $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role

Be at the forefront of learning intervention in Australia with evidence of a growing international profile and commitment to both tertiary teaching and research. Make effective contributions to teaching and learning, engagement, leadership and service within the Learning Intervention Team, which is part of the Learning Intervention Academic Group.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Making significant contributions to the leadership, design, coordination and implementation of innovative and distinguished education programs
  • Provide teaching expertise in the Master of Learning Intervention, Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Difficulties), and Master of Teaching subjects in inclusive education
  • Contribute to professional development, placement supervision and custom education programs in learning difficulties and disability
  • Advance a program of innovative and significant research related to the scholarship of teaching and/or inclusive education.

Who We Are Looking For

We are in search of an education professional who brings a diverse skill set to the table. This includes recent and effective teaching experience across various school settings, expertise in evidence-based learning interventions for students with learning difficulties and disabilities, research activity and outputs in the area of inclusive education, and a keen ability to plan and deliver curriculum related to learning interventions. Additionally, the candidate should excel in higher education teaching, both in traditional and online formats, and be prepared to take on coordination responsibilities for subjects and courses, as well as supervise placement experiences when required.

You will also have:

  • A doctoral degree in education or in a related discipline area and an established track record of research publications in inclusive education, learning difficulties or disability.
  • Demonstrated successful experience supervising research higher degree students;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work in teams.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Learning Intervention Academic Group

The group has outstanding expertise in the science and practice of learning and inclusive education. The research, teaching, and programs are focused on evidence-based assessment and intervention in creating and supporting schools, teachers and students to flourish and reach their potential.  Areas of research and teaching expertise include science of learning, well-being and mental health, learning difficulties and neuro-diversity, and disability. We aim to make education effective, engaging and more equitable.

What We Offer You!

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne

We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

Be Yourself

The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

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 the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Nick Petersen via email at, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Applications close: 17 October 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Position Description: 0060086_Lecturer Learning Intervention_PD.pdf

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