Casual Academic Opportunities in Education
University of Adelaide School of Education

Casual Academic Opportunities within the School of Education

Job no: 506201
Work type: Casual
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Arts

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The University of Adelaide’s School of Education is seeking expressions of interest for casual academic vacancies.

Casual academics are needed to teach in undergraduate and postgraduate education courses, and may be employed to deliver tutorials and workshops, marking, supervise postgraduate students research, or as University Liaisons who support students on placement in schools.  Applicants must have teaching/leadership experience in middle and/or secondary Australian school and a contemporary understanding of learning theory, knowledge of the Australian curriculum, SACE and be competent using technology.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD or equivalent in education.
  • A valid Working with Children Check.
  • Teaching/leadership experience in middle and/or secondary Australian schools.
  • Current Teachers' Registration.
  • A contemporary understanding of learning theory, knowledge of the Australian curriculum, SACE and be competent using technology

For 2022, the School of Education is seeking casual tutors to teach into the Curriculum & Pedagogy courses. Casual tutors are specifically being sought from the following curriculum areas: Classroom Music/Instrumental Music; Science, in particular Physics, Biology and General Science; Languages/LOTE; Business Studies (Accounting, Economics, and so on); English (EALD, English, and so on); HASS (Geography, Legal Studies, History, and so on); and Mathematics.

Please note: causal tutors will most likely be scheduled to teach outside of normal school hours during Term 1 and 2 or during Semester 1 of 2022.

To be successful you will need:

  • A valid Working with Children Check.
  • Five or more years teaching/leadership experience in a relevant curriculum area in middle and/or secondary Australian schools.
  • Teachers' Registration and have commenced or completed a Masters level qualification in education.
  • A contemporary understanding of learning theory, knowledge of the Australian curriculum, SACE and be competent using technology.
  • Experience teaching and assessing at a tertiary level.
  • Experience using a CANVAS based learning management system.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offer you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

These attributes also enable us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences. It currently serves the needs of around 5,000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to the selection criteria (above dot points) for the opportunity you wish to be considered for.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Vanessa Gicasvili

Business Manager, School of Education, Faculty of Arts

P: +61 (8) 8313 5831


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: 20 Sep 2021 12:00 AM
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