Professional Practice Consultant

Clayton, Monash, Australia
$90,646 - $102,629pa
23 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty / Portfolio:

Faculty of Education
Education Faculty Activities


Clayton campus

Employment Type:



Three year fixed-term appointments


$90,646 - $102,629pa HEW Level 08
(plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Join a renowned and world leading faculty
  • Supportive, innovative and creative environment
  • Career Change Opportunity

If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen.  With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity

We are seeking up to six enthusiastic and experienced Professional Practice Consultants to join our newly created Professional Practice team located at the Clayton Campus. 

Reporting to the Professional Practice Manager, you will bring your experience as a qualified teacher in an early childhood, primary or secondary teaching setting to support the faculty's professional experience functions through an internal focus on student support and an external focus on partner support. You will support students' progress in professional practice and their professional readiness within teacher education courses at all levels by various support mechanisms such as: extensive counselling, conducting pre-placement workshops, and responding to concerns and queries referred by the Professional Experience Office in order to support students in an efficient manner. 

This role requires you to be expert in relationship management to develop and manage internal/external partnerships, which will help support the placement needs. You will work collaboratively with various academic staff members to seek advice and directions regarding operationalising new partnerships. 

To be successful for this role, you should have: 

  • Relevant qualifications in initial Teacher Education with recent and successful teaching experience
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build successful long term mutually beneficial relationships
  • Ability to operate within the required policy and compliance framework with willingness to work under broad directions 

Ranked 16th in the World, the Faculty of Education is a growing faculty that embraces diversity and a caring working environment that is committed to providing a high quality experience for staff and students.  We operate a comprehensive and supportive professional staff team that complements its vibrant research and academic community. 

If you are seeking to take your career to the next level – then this is the ideal opportunity for you!

Please note that the successful candidate for this role will have to provide Working with Children Check prior to the offer.

Applicants must either hold current teacher registration through the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) (or equivalent) or be eligible to be registered to teach by VIT.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs"


Mr Peter Lawford, Faculty General Manager, 03 9905 2796 or
Associate Professor Allie Clemans, Director of Professional Experience 039905 9155

Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 6 December 2016, 11:55pm AEDT