Job No.: 565154
Work type: Continuing
About the School of Education
The School of Education has a long and distinctive history of progressive and socially engaged teaching and research in education. The School provides for the professional preparation of teachers and educators in early childhood, primary, secondary, community, outdoor and higher education.
The School of Education is a core priority for the University and it has adopted an ambitious strategic plan that is intended to reinvigorate the School's research and coursework portfolio and partnership collaborations with stakeholder groups and industry.
We deliver high quality programs designed around our Education Discipline Areas - Impactful Pedagogies; Learning Sciences; and Social Justice and Diversity. We lead problem-based research to enable change in education communities and we respond to regional, local and international communities. The School of Education drives the University strategy through direct links to our feeder schools and we are a source of leadership regarding the future of education. We are the core of La Trobe University's regional offering and northern corridor schools and early childhood partners. The School of Education plays a leading role in La Trobe University's engagement with government at both State and Federal levels via our role as thought leaders in education.
About the position
A Level B teaching and research academic is expected to develop curriculum, teach and undertake research or other scholarly work relevant to the development of their discipline or professional field.
The position holder will have knowledge and experience of delivering quality and evidence-based practice to support students with diverse needs, including developmental and acquired disabilities. They will contribute to a robust teaching and learning culture at La Trobe University. They will work with teams to deliver high quality curriculum and teaching experiences in inclusive education. The position holder will engage in research to inform their professional practices. They will have links to stakeholders and professional bodies to strengthen industry engagement and translational opportunities for research impact. They will demonstrate a program of research in inclusive education and disability studies and develop a research track-record of quality publications and grant submissions. With mentoring support, they will obtain necessary research funding from external funding sources.
Skills and Experience
Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.
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How to apply
Closing date: By 11:55pm Wednesday 30th November, 2022
Position Enquiries: Professor Joanna Barbousas, Dean of Education, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone 03 9479 2190
Recruitment Enquiries: Vicki Stavrou, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner via email email@example.com, Phone 03 9479 5191
Position Description below:
PD - Lecturer, Disabilities and Inclusive Education.docx
Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:
Why La Trobe:
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.