Dance Movement Therapy Tutor in Creative Arts Therapies

University of Melbourne
November 22, 2022
Offerd Salary:$97,558
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Part time
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Dance Movement Therapy Tutor in Creative Arts Therapies

Job no: 0057585 Location: Southbank Role type: Part time (0.2 FTE); Fixed-term for 12 months Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts and Music Department/School: Creative Arts Therapies Research Unit Salary: Level A.6 – $97,558 p.a. plus 17% super (pro-rata for part-time)

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About the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music Further information on the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music can be found at https: //

About the Role The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music seeks to appoint a Dance Therapist to be a Teaching Specialist in Creative Arts Therapy. With a primary focus on the Master of Creative Arts Therapy but an interest in creative arts therapy teaching and research more broadly, the appointee will have experience as a dance therapy practitioner, with appropriate qualifications in the modality either from Australia or internationally. The appointee will lead one subject per semester, contribute to intensive workshops and participate in team meetings and activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Development, preparation and delivery of tutorials in creative arts therapy in online, blended learning and face to face contexts.
  • Development and implementation of online assessment of scholarly and arts- based based materials.
  • Development of relevant and contemporary materials that provide guidance for students as they study in the masters program and beyond.
  • About You To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships. You will have extensive experience as a creative arts therapist and demonstrated experience in developing creative arts therapy curriculum, including coordinating and teaching online content.

    You will also have:

  • Appropriate qualification in a Creative Arts Therapy discipline
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work with central university systems
  • Demonstrated capacity to teach and develop online technologies for integration into the Master of Creative Arts Therapy
  • 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: //

    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 apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    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

    Applications close: Tuesday 22 November 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Advertised: 16 Nov 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 22 Nov 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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