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Lecturer in Languages and Literacies Education (Teaching Specialist)

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Salary
$114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

Job Details

Job no: 0060627
Location: Parkville
Role type: Full-time; Continuing
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Department/School: Languages and Literacies Education
Salary: Level B – $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role

The position of Lecturer in Languages and Literacies Education (TESOL/Languages other than English, CLIL) will make effective contributions to teaching and learning, scholarship, engagement and leadership and service within the Languages and Literacies Team, and the Languages and Literacies Education (LALE) Academic Group more broadly, including literacy education across the lifespan.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and delivering lectures, tutorials and seminars, including executive, online, blended and flexible delivery methods
  • Communicating with and providing feedback to students in a timely and effective manner
  • Supporting students to link theory with practical application in school/early learning settings, through clinical specialist duties

Who We Are Looking For

You should possess knowledge of contemporary theoretical and policy debates and practices within language and literacies education. Additionally, you must demonstrate the ability to develop, manage, and contribute to language and literacies-focused projects. Furthermore, showcasing the capacity to contribute to course or subject development, undertake subject coordination duties as needed, and provide specialized support to students on placement is essential.

You will also have:

  • A PhD or research doctorate in TESOL, Languages Other than English, CLIL Education
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and constructively in teams, including multi- disciplinary teams
  • Strong digital literacy, in line with the University’s commitment to digital pedagogies in research, learning and teaching

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 – the Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education 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 Faculty of Education 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.

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 -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

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 http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Nick Petersen via email at Faculties-TA@unimelb.edu.au, 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: 6 December 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

Position Description: Download File 0060627_Lecturer in Language and Literacy Education PD.pdf

Company

The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*.

Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.

Melbourne is a leading research university, widely renowned for its teaching and the social and economic contributions it makes through knowledge transfer. The University’s performance in international rankings puts it at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Internationally, the University is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with its international peers placing it in the top 20 worldwide, and employers placing it in the top 10. In the recent Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 33 in the world.

Melbourne’s international research pre-eminence was also acknowledged with a top 100 ranking in the Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings. Ranked No. 44 in 2015, the University has climbed steadily in the rankings since first appearing at No. 92 in 2003.

The Melbourne Model introduces undergraduate programs characterised by both breadth and depth, followed by a graduate professional degree, a research higher degree or entry directly into employment.

In 2008 Melbourne commenced offering six New Generation undergraduate degrees in Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Environments, Music and Science. The Melbourne Model also introduces a new graduate school experience to Australia, providing the best and brightest with a more focused, intense and professionally relevant degree in areas such as Law, Architecture, Teaching and Nursing. With the Melbourne curriculum now aligning the University with the world’s top universities in Europe, North America and Asia, we enable our students to develop the skills and attributes required by employers all over the world.

More than 50,000 students from over 120 countries take courses in the University’s 12 faculties and graduate schools.

For more information please visit: http://www.unimelb.edu.au

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016 and Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015

Company info
Telephone
+61 (3) 8344 4000
Location

Parkville
Melbourne
Victoria
VIC 3010
Australia

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