Peer Learning Facilitator

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

  • Fantastic casual opportunity to become a Peer Learning Facilitator at the University of Sydney 

  • Open to currently enrolled UYSD students only

  • Causal role during Semester - minimum 3.5 hour commitment per week

  • HEO3 Step 1 $44.35 per hour

About the opportunity

The Centre for English Teaching + Learning Hub contributes to the broader University effort to recruit and support international students through the provision of a range of English language programs and mathematics support that enable students to successfully attain the levels of proficiency required for undergraduate, post graduate degrees, and higher degree by research.   


The Peer Learning Facilitator will be responsible for delivering conversational English language workshops to international students at the University of Sydney. The purpose of the workshops is to enhance the student experience by fostering a sense of belonging and connectedness to the university. This is done through promoting intercultural communication, building confidence in communicating with peers and staff from across the university and supporting the development of English language communication skills. Additional duties include participating in the workshop facilitator training program, basic data entry, photocopying, contributing to the co-development of courseware, and assisting in event organization.  


The position will be provided with ongoing support and professional development throughout the program from Learning Success Advisors and English Language Teaching professionals. Peer Learning Facilitators can be scheduled across multiple workshop programs as well as Ambassador Sessions on Group Study Programs throughout the year. 


We are looking to hire students currently enrolled at the University of Sydney to deliver programs on behalf of CET + Learning Hub. Applicants undertaking education focused study will be favourably considered for the role, as too will be those undertaking higher degree by research for our HDR support offerings.  


This role requires a current working with children's check.  

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence.

Your key responsibilities will be

  • deliver peer support workshops

  • complete basic administrative tasks

  • Actively participate in the facilitator training program

  • Participate in and assist with the social program associated with the workshops

  • Undertake ad-hoc projects and other activities

You will have

  • Year 12 qualification or Certificate III or Certificate II with work experience.

  • are a currently enrolled undergraduate, post graduate or HDR student at the University of Sydney ,with minimum one-year experience in current degree.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise with staff, students, and other areas of the university as necessary.

  • Strong organisational skills.

  • Degree of clerical accuracy and ability to identify and correct errors.

  • Competent office administrative and computing skills.

Closing date:

May 28th 2023

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position

Pre-employment checks

This position is designated as child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mari Lewis, Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Operations, by email to

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Sunday 28 May 2023 11:59 PM
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