Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Literacy
- SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
- JOONDALUP AND MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUSES
- $119,173 – 137,170 (LEVEL C) OR $143,169 – $157,563 (LEVEL D)
- FULL-TIME, ONGOING
ECU has been at the forefront of teacher education for over 100 years and is the largest School of Education in Western Australia. The School of Education provides up-to-date and progressive courses giving students the opportunity to gather the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience needed to graduate as an outstanding teacher. Courses are available in a range of early childhood, primary and secondary education settings.
ECU is influential in educational policy and classroom practice at the local, national and international levels. Our coursed have national standing and prepares educators for all levels of teaching from birth to eight years of age. Our team are amongst the leaders in research in Early Childhood and Primary Education in WA.
We are seeking an Early Childhood/Primary Education Language and Literacy specialist to enhance our dynamic team of experts in this field. The applicant would have experience both as an academic and in early childhood and/or primary settings.
The key responsibilities of the positions will include but not be limited to:
- Fostering a research culture
- Producing recognised research outputs and obtaining research grants
- Developing and contributing to course curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
- Supervision of higher degree by research students
- Engaging in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
- Strategic and proactive engagement with industry, the profession and the community
- Demonstrated experience in leading teaching and learning and research in language and literacy
We are seeking a specialist in learning areas such as but not restricted to Language and Literacy, Digital learning and early childhood pedagogy. The requirements for this role are set out in the Selection Criteria. The successful applicant will also be required to obtain a working with children clearance.
Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, ongoing position attracts a remuneration of $117,573 - $135,570 (Level C) / $143,169 – $157,563 (Level D) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.
ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.
ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.
For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.
Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Associate Professor Lennie Barblett (Associate Dean, Early Childhood Studies) on 08 9370 6733 or Associate Professor Matt Byrne (Associate Dean, Primary Education) on 6304 5470 for more information.
Applications close on Sunday 18th June at 11:30 pm AWST.
How to Apply:
Please complete a statement (maximum of 4 pages) addressing the Selection Criteria and attach with your resume.
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.
ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.