- Berwick Campus
- Full-time continuing appointment
- Academic B: $101,061 - $119,667 p.a plus 17% superannuation
About the role
You will contribute to teaching and research within the School of Education in the field of TESOL (Teaching English to speakers of other languages). The School currently delivers the English and Academic Preparation (ELICOS) program and the English Language Support Service for commencing International and domestic CALD students. It also has a new Master of Specialist Teaching (TESOL). You will contribute to the development and delivery of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, in conjunction with contribution to the School’s research program. You will also play a role in the School’s administrative functions.
About Federation University
At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.
Across our university and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education.
Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.
We are the number one ranked University in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments (Good Universities Guide 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment. This includes:
- Number one in Victoria for Social Equity
- Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (undergraduate)
- Number one in Victoria for Student Support (undergraduate)
- Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (postgraduate)
- Number one in Victoria for Full Time Employment (undergraduate)
Reporting to the Dean and Head of School/Deputy Dean, you will foster student’s ability to reach their highest potential for academic advancement within the field of TESOL. You will have an enthusiasm for teaching, and a good teaching record which builds on not only your class teaching, but your experience in academic administration, including the administration of courses. You will bring your previous research expertise and a demonstrated capacity to achieve an active research profile within the field. You will have exemplary interpersonal, oral and written communications skills and an ability to relate well to students. You will establish and implement a student-centred approach with a focus on student educational experience and success. You will support varying student needs, including the learning needs of a diverse range of students, including those with disabilities.
- teach, coordinate and moderate courses in the School of Education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
- undertake assessment of undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students within the area of TESOL;
- supervise students undertaking project courses and honours programs; and
- participate in team projects and various committees as required.
Directions from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer require all Victorian-based Federation University workers to have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 22 October 2021 and to be fully vaccinated by 26 November 2021, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.
Please note that applications will be prioritised for those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/
How to apply
Please apply by Sunday, 5 December, 2021.
Applicants are required to address the Key Selection Criteria in addition to a resume. To view the Position Description, please click here: 850964.pdf
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756. Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.
All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.
At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Bianca Molloy, our Manager, Organisational Development and Diversity.
Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy. For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Bianca Molloy, our Manager, Organisational Development and Diversity.
A workplace for remarkable people
For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.
What we offer
We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter.
You will be able to take advantage of our UniSports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.
For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.