Lecturer in Social Work, Level C

Australian College of Applied Psychology
Sydney, Australia
08 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • See your passion in teaching transverse to student outcomes
  • Contribute to the growth and direction of ACAP as thought leaders in the industry
  • Work within an innovative environment, responsive to the profession to become pioneers in the discipline

The role of Lecturer (Level C) is to coordinate the Bachelor of Social Program (BSW) and develop and teach coursework units in both undergraduate and postgraduate social work programs as required.

This position also involves the supervision of student research projects and to conduct a program of research as well as contribute to administrative activities within the Discipline.

The person we seek will ideally have the following

  • PhD relevant to the area of social work
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake and publish research
  • Taught in higher education settings in social work and related areas
  • Developed teaching materials and coordinate programs and units of study
  • Experience with mixed modes of program delivery including online delivery
  • Ability to supervise student research (honours and post graduate)
  • Administrative experience linked to teaching and research
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to engage students in the learning process
  • Worked in a hands-on collaboratively environment focused on student outcome
  • Demonstrated experience of practice in social work
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety policies of relevance to the work environment
  • Highly developed practice skills
  • Ability to contribute to other areas of teaching within the Discipline of Social Work
  • Ability to develop links with external public and private sector organisations and community and/or professional bodies
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research leading to publications in high quality, peer reviewed journals

What we can do for you

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Study assistance up to 100% reimbursement (subject to conditions)
  • First class modern facilities
  • Career progression and development pathways
  • The ability to influence change in the workplace
  • Collegial and collaborative environment with the aim of academic excellence
  • Mobility within the organisation and locations
  • Health & Wellbeing packages which includes free counselling for employees and family, discounted gym membership, movie tickets, discounts on travel, accommodation and insurance
  • Salary packaging and novated leasing

Who we are

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) is a Higher Education Institution and Registered Training Organisation within Navitas Professional and English Programs (PEP) Division that provides accredited higher degree courses in counselling, psychology, people management, community services, coaching and human resources and has been in operation for 30 years. We are proud of our students and graduates and excited about the future. Our campuses are located in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Successful candidates will require full working rights in Australia and to undergo a criminal records check & working with children check. Navitas promotes equality, flexibility and equal opportunity in the workplace.

For further information please contact Stephanie Mackillop on 02 8236 8044 or stephanie.mackillop@acap.edu.au

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