Senior Lecturer in Education

Sydney, Australia
27 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Education, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

The UTS School of Education FASS is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer Education to lead, coordinate and manage the accreditation and compliance aspects of the School of Education’s initial teacher education activities, with a subsequent longer term gradual return to teaching, learning and research in a discipline within the teacher education program.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead, coordinate, manage, create and monitor timelines, schedule and complete all registration/accreditation/compliance aspects and documentation for the teacher education degrees (NESA accreditation; MOUs with the NSW Department of Education and other organisations; LANTITE; Teacher Performance Assessments); and
  • Lead the annual data analysis and reporting.

This is a newly created opportunity that will enable you to share responsibility, along with the Head of School, Deputy Head of School (Education) and School Teaching and Learning Coordinator however primarily be in charge of coordination and operationalising the compliance and accreditation aspects of the initial teacher education program.

Upon completion of the 3 year fixed term, you will return to an integrated academic role teaching, learning and research within the teacher education program.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Demonstrated in depth involvement in academic aspects of teacher education programs in one or more contexts in Australia
  • A history of excellence in project management, administration, written and oral communication and research scholarship
  • Knowledge and understanding of current regulatory frameworks for Australian teacher education programs
  • A doctoral qualification in an area related to the position
  • Experience in teaching and teaching scholarship in an Australian higher education context
  • Experience/success in teaching within pre-service education programs in Australia

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $123,911 to $138,453 (Level C)

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary.

Our commitment to work/life support includes benefits such as flexible work practices, child-care centres, generous parental leave and support to carers.

Whilst as Australia’s premier city, Sydney is consistently ranked in the top 10 cities worldwide for quality-of-living.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing role basis.

How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC112119, please review the Position Statement and the relevant selection criteria. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC112119.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Please be advised that as part of the selection process that you may be requested to deliver a presentation, the audience for which may include individuals not on the Selection Panel.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 31st July 2018 at 11.59pm (AEST)

Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.