The School of Education is looking for Sessional Tutors to teach and mark units for our on-campus and online undergraduate and postgraduate courses. We are looking for postgraduate degree-qualified and experienced teachers who have expertise in the following areas:
Curriculum and Current Pedagogical Practice
Arts – Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts
Health and Physical Education
Humanities and Social Sciences
Design and Technology
Health and Physical Education
Food, Materials and technology / Home Economics
Positive Leaning Environments/ Classroom Management and Diversity, Special educational needs and Differentiation
Early Childhood Education
Opportunities are available during semester times as per the University’s general academic calendar and for the accelerated program that runs throughout the year. There are also opportunities for intensive tutoring during a two-week period in June- July. Online delivery can be performed from any location in Australia, however, all successful applicants must have relevant Australian working rights. Full training will be provided.
Successful applicants for Sessional Tutor positions:
Will demonstrate a positive track record of professional standing that is aligned to the AITSL Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
Will possess a postgraduate teaching-based qualification at least at Masters by Coursework level
If you do not possess a PhD, have the equivalent professional experience of at least 1 level higher than the level you will be teaching/marking/coordinating (see Professional equivalence below*)
Have experience in early childhood, primary or secondary education
Have a strong and effective strategy for teaching and/or assessing
Be able to work independently and to required timeframes.
Professional equivalence will be considered in one or more of the following:
Leadership in the development of teacher professional standards
Performing in a role that requires high order judgement and the provision of expert advice, or roles at a senior level
Managing significant projects in the field
Testimonials, awards or other recognition that acknowledge and recognise leadership or expertise in the field of education
Contributions in the field of education through participation in advisory boards and professional networks
Peer reviewed publications in the field of education
Publications such as creative works, books and reports
Leadership or management of research acknowledged by peers
You will also demonstrate personal attributes that align with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.
Benefits & Remuneration
Casual positions attract competitive remuneration in line with our Enterprise Agreement. For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.
For further information, interested applicants are welcome to contact Assoc Prof Marianne Knaus regarding Early Childhood positions (6304 2986) , Associate Professor Matt Byrne for Primary positions (6304 5470) , Associate Professor Andy Jones for Secondary positions(6304 5285) and Dr Pauline Roberts for postgraduate positions (6304 6433).
How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a covering letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your interest and suitability for this opportunity, indicating which area(s) of teaching you are applying for, which discipline(s) you are qualified to teach and which time period(s) you are available for. Please also indicate whether you are applying for an online-only opportunity or whether you are available for on-campus and online work.
Applications close Wednesday 28th of July at 11:30pm AWST.
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.
ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.