Coordinator, English Language Development

Perth, Australia
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Full time, fixed term - 3 years

$98,059 - $116,369 (ALB) + 17% Superannuation

Curtin University is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (ARWU 2017), and in the top 1% in the world for universities under the age of 50 (QS World University Rankings 2017). In recent years, Curtin has climbed significantly in global league tables and in the 2016 Nature Index results, Curtin was named as a rising star, the most collaborative of the Australian universities, and the biggest Australian mover. Curtin is industry-facing, highly engaged with relevant partners, and a major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, and Dubai. 

Your new team

You will work with the Director of Student Engagement and academic and professional staff involved in the delivery of the Interprofessional First Year as well as co-ordinators of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences

Your new role

  • Lead the implementation of a post entry English language assessment of new to Curtin students;
  • Develop and deliver workshops and tutorials for students identified as needing English language support
  • Provide advice, in conjunction with the Dean-Learning and Teaching, on the design of assessments which incorporate evaluation of English language proficiency
  • Undertake process improvement to ensure our  processes and practices  are best practice
  • Contribute to University wide initiatives and activities for English language development

You will bring to the role

  • A record of research in applied linguistics
  • An understanding of professional communication expected in the Australian Health Care sector
  • Cross cultural sensitivity

What we offer you

  • Develop a research profile in the development of English language skills for health professionals,
  • Set up a suite of evidence based interventions that  support students transitioning to employment in the Australian Health system
  • Work with a  highly engaged collegiate team of academic and professional staff

The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.

What we need from you

Curtin University does not require you to address the selection criteria, however your cover letter and CV should include sufficient information to allow us to assess your claims against the selection criteria.

Applications close: 5pm on Wednesday, 20 June 2018.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action

Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

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Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Sara Carroll - Director of Student Engagement

Phone:  08 9266 7874



Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time.