Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Studies

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
30 May 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2018
Ref
112/2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
  • JOONDALUP AND MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS
  • $97,579 - $115,578 pa (ALEVB) / $119,173 - $137,170 (ALEVC)
  • FULL-TIME, ONGOING

Overview

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 early childhood course has 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 Education in WA.

The Role

We are seeking an Early Childhood Education specialist to enhance our dynamic team of experts in this field. The applicant would have experience both as an academic and in early childhood 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

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 $95,979 to $113,978 (Level B) / $117,573 - $135,570 (Level C) 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.

Contact

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Associate Professor Lennie Barblett (Associate Dean, Early Childhood Studies) on 08 9370 6733 for more information.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 17th 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.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS TO THIS POSITION NEED NOT APPLY 

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.