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Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education Futures

Employer
FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
Location
Adelaide, Australia
Salary
$129,818 - $149,331 p.a.
Closing date
7 Jul 2024
  • Continuing | Full-Time  
  • Academic Level C | $129,818 - $149,331 p.a. 
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country  
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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 

The newly created role of Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education Futures will be a key member of the academic staff in the area of Education in the College who demonstrates expertise and leadership in this field.

As the successful candidate in this impactful role, you will develop innovative teaching materials, multi-modal teaching delivery, including face to face and online, and other innovative and contemporary teaching and learning strategies, appropriate for the discipline. You will also make independent quality contributions to impactful quantitative research utilising longitudinal and/or large data sets including through activities including external grant acquisition and research student supervision.

Some of the key responsibilities of the position are:

  • Undertaking a lead role in the redesign, coordination, planning, delivery and evaluation of teaching within the suite of undergraduate and/or postgraduate topics/courses with a focus on Inclusive Education Future Educational contexts (early childhood to year 12).
  • Providing expertise in in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) framework, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Differentiated Instruction (DI), Explicit Instruction and Systematic Instruction (SI) for a diverse range of students with extensive variability in learning characteristics, in inclusive settings.
  • Undertaking and delivering impactful, ethical, high-quality research related to inclusive and special education utilising quantitative/mixed research methods including longitudinal and/or large data sets or equivalent.
  • Supporting student success and enhancing the student experience including those with academic and/or other challenges impeding their academic progress.
  • Actively supervising and mentoring students undertaking complex WIL, Honours and/or Research Higher Degree.

About You 

To be successful, you are a passionate professional in the field of Inclusive Education and have demonstrated evidence of successful relevant teaching experience and leadership at tertiary level in Inclusive Education (early childhood to year 12). Completion of a PhD, or equivalent qualification in Inclusive Education or related field is also required.

Some of the key position capabilities of the role include:

  • Demonstrated evidence of strong translational and impactful research including sustained attraction of competitive external grants related to Inclusive Education Futures with a focus on quantitative methods utilising longitudinal and/or large data sets.
  • Demonstrated experience and successful track record in supervision of honours and higher degree students to successful completion.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research and scholarship.
  • Demonstrated understanding of MTSS and UDL as they apply to working with pre-school and school aged children.
  • Demonstrated understanding of both the Australian National Curriculum and the Early Years Learning Framework.

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). 

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment 

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

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  
  • It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).  

How to Apply and Information 

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Applications to be submitted before 10.00pm:

07 July 2024

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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