Early Childhood Education - Lecturer (TF or TR)

La Trobe University

Australia

October 12, 2021

Description

Early Childhood Education - Lecturer (TF or TR)

Job No.: 561619

Work type: Continuing

  • Full-time, Continuing
  • Can be based at La Trobe University's Melbourne (Bundoora) or Victorian regional campuses. Campus location will be discussed with the preferred candidate.
  • Level B – Lecturer $98,510 - $116,332 per annum + 17% superannuation
  • About the position

    The School of Education has entered into a period of renewal and has adopted an ambitious strategic plan that is intended to reinvigorate the School's research and coursework portfolio and connectivity with stakeholder groups and industry.

    Our mission is to be an agile and vibrant School of Education that leads contemporary education debates and delivers leading research and evidence- based teaching responsive to professional educators. We are known for being current and flexible in a dynamic environment.

    This position requires a candidate to make contributions to the teaching and research objectives of the School of Education. Leadership in areas such as student experience, academic staff development, teaching and learning innovation and initiatives, research innovation and projects is an essential element of the work of the School in achieving its strategic goals.

    The position holder will work with teams to deliver high quality learning experiences in early childhood education. They will demonstrate a commitment to the scholarship of teaching in early childhood education to inform policy and professional practice. They will engage with professional networks and researchers to inform curriculum innovation and employability pathways.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have:

     Demonstrated experience in early childhood settings and an understanding of current research and trends that inform early childhood practices. 
     Demonstrated experience in developing innovative early childhood curriculum to reflect the needs of children and their families in diverse communities.
     Completion of a PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas.
     Current understanding of research and evidence-based approaches to inform teaching, learning and curriculum development in face-to-face, blended and/or online modes.
     Demonstrated effectiveness, and ability to innovate, in teaching, curriculum development and subject coordination, in face-to-face, blended and/or online modes, as evidenced by sustained high results on student feedback on teaching surveys, teaching excellence awards or through other forms of evidence.
    

    Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

    About La Trobe

    La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

    Benefits

    Please click on this link for a full list of Benefitshttps:// www. latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

    How to apply

    Position readvertised - previous applicants should not reapply

    Closing date: Tuesday 12th October 2021 by 11.55pm

    Position Enquiries: Professor Joanna Barbousas – Ph: 03 9479 2190.

    Recruitment Enquiries: recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

    Position Description below:

    PD - Level B - Early Childhood Education TF FINAL.docx

    PD - Level B - Early Childhood Education TR FINAL.docx

    Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

     Cover letter;
     An up to date resume; and
     A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.
    

    Please scroll down to apply.

    La Trobe Cultural Qualities: We are Accountable , We are Connected , We are Innovative , We Care

    La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

    La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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