Lecturer, International Education

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Dec 2022

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time or Part time engagement will be considered; Fixed term for 2 years
Department/School: Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Salary: Level B - $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About – Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) fosters staff productivity, growth and engagement in a collective effort to enrich the contribution that education makes to society. We conduct research and teaching that leads to the transformation of education practice both within and beyond the profession. MGSE stimulates learning that enriches the potential of students from around the world, enabling meaningful careers and profound contributions to communities. We provide research leadership, setting the direction for high-impact, innovative and responsive research that addresses the pressing issues of our time. We lead purposeful engagement with society, sharing our resources and expertise as part of collaborative efforts to build a resilient, equitable and sustainable future.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to make significant contributions to the design, coordination and implementation of innovative and distinguished educational programs. You will step into an impactful, purpose-driven role committed to seeking new and improved ways to support academics with interdisciplinary research and teaching in international education. You will make effective contributions to the graduate student research program, utilising your expertise by supervising and training students with MGSE colleagues.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing teaching expertise in the Master of International Baccalaureate and across MGSE, when needed
  • Supporting the development of education programs, including subject development and coordination

About You

You will have a high degree of productivity and independence, as this role has minimal supervision. As a keen problem-solver, your strong solution orientated approach is imperative when balancing the demands of teaching, leadership and community engagement responsibilities. Your ability to make effective contributions to teaching and learning, engagement, leadership and service across MGSE will set you up for success in this role.

You will also have:

  • Either enrolled in, or have completed a PhD or research doctorate in education or in a related discipline area
  • Successful teaching experience in IB PYP or MYP education settings
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability work collaboratively with other teams

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits .

Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au .

Applications close: 1 December 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0057588_Lecturer International Baccalaureate PD.pdf

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