Ref 510/24 Casual Teacher - Arts, Western Sydney University, The College

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 27 Feb 2024

  • Casual Eligibility List
  • Attractive hourly rate
  • Quakers Hill, Bankstown, Kingswood & Parramatta City Campuses

Nirimba Campus (Blacktown)and/or Milperra Campus (Bankstown)
Casual Eligibility List

About Us
The College is a not-for-profit company, wholly-owned by Western Sydney University. We operate across a number of campuses in Greater Western Sydney and provide pathways to University through English Language Programs, University Foundation Studies, Diploma Programs, and continuing professional development programs. The College is a passionate, vibrant workplace dedicated to changing students lives through education. Like our parent institution, The College is committed to the goal of providing greater equity in, and access to, tertiary education.
The College is seeking Casual Teachers in Arts in the below areas:

·         Sociology
·         History
·         Literature 

We are looking to add innovative and engaging Casual Academic Teachers to our eligibility lists. We are looking for Teaches with the above discipline knowledge who also have the following:

·         Relevant Qualifications in an identified discipline area or relevant professional experience.
·         Innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment
·         Experience teaching in a diverse educational setting
·         Experience in a secondary or Tertiary teaching environment
·         Curriculum development experience would be highly desirable
·         Understanding of transition pedagogy would be highly desirable

Qualification Requirements 
As per TEQSA requirements, all Academic Teachers require either undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications in the area of specialisation they are looking to teach in.

The Successful candidates will need to be able to design, develop and deliver learning activities in accordance with the needs of The College students.

This includes:

•   Facilitation of discussion boards and other forms of student communication including Microsoft Teams
•   Providing detailed and timely feedback to students
•   Conducting student consultations as required
•   Evaluate the progress of students objectively through moderation and use of The College standards
•    Following early intervention and other processes which comprise The College’s regular student support program
•    Maintaining quality standards in teaching/learning programs including being the first point of contact in managing student issues with content, extensions or questions
•    Participating in and contributing to review and continuous improvement of curriculum materials

Working with Children Check
As this position is expected to involve direct or unsupervised contact with children, and in accordance with legislative requirements, in order to commence working at The College, it is a requirement to obtain a “NSW Working with Children Check Clearance”. The screening involves checking that you are not a ‘disqualified person’ the meaning of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. No disqualified person will be retained in or appointed to work in child related employment within The College.

Please review the position description for further information and address all selection criteria in your application.

Remuneration: current casual rates are $142.81 per hour for all teaching duties and $69.56 per hour for non-teaching duties specified in The College Enterprise Agreement

Why work here?
Western Sydney University, The College highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally.

We value the contributions made by our staff and recognise that they underpin the enablement of our mission and values. In return, we offer: 

•             12% super contributions;
•             Multi-Campus opportunities

Position Enquiries: Please contact Mitchell Liddle, Manager, Humanities, Communication Arts & Business via email: [email protected]

Recruitment Enquiries: Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Recruitment Team at [email protected]

Applications Close: 8:30pm Tuesday 27 February 2024

Note - Applicants should note that an Eligibility List is a pool of suitably qualified people, whose expertise can be called upon in response to the teaching needs. Inclusion on the eligibility list does not guarantee employment.
Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility
You must provide evidence of your working rights in Australia at time of application.

Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

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Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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