Casual Sessional – Education

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Australia

September 30, 2022

Description

Overview:

  • Casual Sessional role commencing late January 2023

  • Approximately 7 hours per week, based at either the City or Bundoora campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at the other campuses of the University

  • About us

    RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

    Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

    About the College:

    With over 50 years of experience, the School of Education has an established reputation for providing educational leadership in creating knowledge for the future. Across RMIT's Melbourne campuses, the School of Education offers a wide range of programs and courses from the Urban School through to postgraduate degrees by coursework and research.

    Follow the link below to learn more about the School of Education:

    https: // www. rmit.edu.au/about/schools-colleges/education

    A bout the Role:

    We are currently seeing expressions of interest within the School of Education to facilitate courses from late January 2023. These courses will range from the Undergraduate level to the Masters. As a tutor, your role would encompass three functions:

  • The delivery of pre-planned academic content

  • The facilitation of learning activities, assessment tasks, including webinars and discussion

  • The marking of assessments, and the processing and submission of assessment results

  • We are looking for Tutors to assist in the following subject areas:

  • Literacy

  • Numeracy

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Career Education

  • Inclusive Education

  • Indigenous Education

  • STEAM

  • The time commitment over a thirteen-week period could be between four to eight hours per week, depending on the class size and course requirements, plus additional time for onboarding and coaching. In weeks where assessments are required to be marks, the time commitment could be higher.

    About You:

    You will possess a wealth of knowledge, industry experience and skills in your field of expertise. You will have the know-how to utilise this experience to maximize the student experience. You must be willing to engage with RMIT facilitation strategies and be willing to:

  • To be coached

  • To reflect on your teaching style and adapt to student needs

  • To implement feedback based on best practice and student feedback

  • To make sense of the course content which may have little direction

  • Qualifications:

  • Tutors delivering a Bachelor's level course must have a minimum of a Graduate Diploma in a content area related to the course and discipline. Qualifications should be accompanied by relevant industry experience.

  • Tutors delivering within the undergraduate level course must have a minimum of a graduate diploma.

  • Teaching experience in the higher education context, particularly online, is highly desirable.

  • Candidates who have 3+ years of industry experience are highly valued

  • To Apply

    Please submit your CV and cover letter by clicking on the ‘ ' link below. Please note that due to the nature of the role, offers will be made to suitable candidates as they apply, so please put in your application promptly. For further information about this position, please contact Elise Smit ( CasualRecruitment@rmit.edu.au ).

    Applications Close:

    30 Sep 2022 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

    Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from 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) outbreakhere.

    We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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