Casual Tutor

University of Melbourne


June 20, 2022


Casual Tutor

Job No: 0055087 Work type: Casual Location: Parkville Faculty: Melbourne Graduate School of Education Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - casual – 10% superannuation

About the Melbourne Graduate School of Education The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) is a global leader in teaching and education research, offering challenging courses, world-changing research and contemporary learning spaces. The MGSE is a vibrant and exciting place to study and work. Our environment is supportive and student-focussed, and our buildings are designed for graduate education students, offering a range of contemporary learning and social spaces.

About the role The MGSE is seeking sessional tutors to teach in various subjects across the suite of Master of Teaching courses. Tutors will have experience teaching in Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary settings and an understanding of the importance of connecting theory to classroom practice.

Tutors will make effective contributions to teaching and learning, engagement and pastoral care. This will support Teacher Candidates on campus or on-site in placement settings. Specifically, Tutors will demonstrate expert content and pedagogical knowledge as well as highly effective classroom teaching and mentoring in clinical teaching practice.

In this role as a Casual Tutor, you will prepare and conduct tutorials, workshops and/or seminars, consulting with students, undertaking assessment and attending meetings as required by the Subject Coordinator and Course Coordinator. The primary responsibility of a Sessional Tutor is to successfully run and manage their assigned tutorials within the Subject's tutorial program. The tutorial program is an avenue for closer interaction between staff and students and an opportunity for students to:

  • review and discuss the reading material;
  • work with their peers;
  • review and discuss key ideas introduced at the lecture;
  • practise analytical and reasoning skills; and
  • have assessment tasks and criteria clearly explained.
  • Benefits

  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions;
  • Working for one of Australia's top Universities;
  • Growing your expertise and innovative thinking in an environment that leaves an impact; and
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment.
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    Culture The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

    The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying, vilification and victimisation.

    How to apply The University of Melbourne is a child safe organisation. You will be required to hold a valid Working with Children Check as a condition of employment in this role. You are also required to be fully vaccinated in accordance with relevant Chief Health Officer directions and you will not be permitted on campus unless fully vaccinated.

    Please apply via the Casual Tutor Recruitment System (CTRS).

    Note: CTRS opens for applications on 30 th May 2022. Applications will not be able to be submitted prior to this date.

    For questions regarding Subject teaching please contact the relevant Coordinator listed in the CTRS. Please direct any system and application queries to queries to

    Advertised: 25 May 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 20 Jun 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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