Casual Teaching Staff

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: Open

  • Join a university that’s transforming tomorrow, today
  • Deliver education differently
  • Competitive hourly rate

About us

Southern Cross University is a dynamic, ambitious institution focussed on its purpose of changing lives through revolutionary learning and research with real impact. Our game changing Southern Cross Model brings a deeper learning experience, improving individual student outcomes, quality of life and a better way to learn. Our world-ranked research is driving positive impact for our communities, environment and economy.

Working at Southern Cross University combines a rare combination of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. We are leaders in our communities in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour and the Gold Coast and pride ourselves on helping shape a better tomorrow.

About the opportunity


Southern Cross University’sSCU College is one of six academic units at Southern Cross University (two Colleges and four Faculties) and sits within the portfolio of the Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Quality). SCU College offers award, pre-degree and English language programs that provide pathways to university study and can transform lives of Australian and international students.

The College is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified dynamic language educators to be part of a casual pool for teaching in our Online English for Specific Academic Purposes units. These 10-week units are offered twice a year to offshore institutional partners in day and afternoon/evening classes. The duties of the casual teaching staff may include:


  • Online teaching including online classes, student consultation sessions and discussion forums
  • Marking and moderation
  • Curriculum and resource development

About you

You will be a passionate TESOL qualified teacher with a demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse linguistic, ethnic and academic backgrounds. Specifically, you will have:


  • Recent professional development in TESOL
  • Knowledge of teaching technologies
  • Ability to teach effectively in a pathway University setting
  • Ability to contribute to a positive learning environment focused on engagement and outcomes.

Salary and benefits


  • These opportunities are online (work from home).
  • The casual hourly teaching rate will be from $67.30.
  • Find out more about working at SCU by visiting Why Work at SCU

Application requirements


Applicants must apply online and attach a CV and cover letter responding to the selection criteria within the ‘About you’ section within this advertisement by the closing date. Information to support you prepare your application is available on our website. If you experience difficulties applying online or need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by contacting [email protected].  

Job applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or currently hold a visa with unrestricted work rights in Australia for the entire duration of the appointment. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This position has no close date. Expressions of interest will be accepted until the position is filled. For this reason, we recommend that you register your interest as soon as possible. Expressions of Interest must be submitted through the online portal.

Further information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Name:       Zoe Hancock, Manager, English Language Programs

Southern Cross University is committed to ensuring that the University reflects the rich diversity across the region in which the University’s campuses are located.

The University encourages applications from people of all ages, women, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people who openly identify as LGBTQI+.

We encourage applications from people with disability and will provide adjustments to the recruitment process upon request.

Together, we are Transforming Tomorrow.



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