Casual Academic Opportunities

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education offers casual academic appointments throughout the year.  This page contains information about the hiring of casual tutors as well as general casual academic conditions and processes in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

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The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is currently seeking applications for the Tutor, Clinical Teaching Practice (Initial Teacher Education) positions. Multiple appointments will be made across teaching periods during 2019. Refer to the position description for detailed information.

Position description [PDF] Summary of roles in Professional Experience [PDF]

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Please note: Applicants should note that these critical positions are located under our Semester 2, 2018 Options in CTRS.

Important dates and subjects for which we are currently recruiting

Application open: 4 Dec 2018
Application close: 2 Jan 2019
Outcome notification by: 11 Jan 2019

To apply for available positions select 'Apply Now' and create a user account in the Casual Tutor Recruitment System (CTRS). Through the CTRS you will be able to upload your credentials and select the subjects for which you would like to be considered. Your application must be lodged through the CTRS to be considered. For more information please see CTRS user guides below.

Please note: It is expected that the majority of applicants will receive an outcome within the timeframe listed in the 'Outcome notification' section of the table above. In some cases, because these positions are dependent on student enrolments, applicants may not receive a final notification until the teaching start date for the teaching period.

Late applications will not be accepted unless an exceptional circumstance arises based on a school's requirements. All casual academic staff selected need to have applied formally.

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Subject Name

Study Period/Semester

Academic Contact

EDUC90333 Introduction to the IB

Sem2, Term 3

Nicky Dulfer

EDUC90261 Curriculum Frameworks in the IB PYP

Sem 2, Term 4

Nicky Dulfer

EDUC90968 Curriculum Frameworks in the IB MYP

Sem 2, Term 4

Nicky Dulfer

EDUC90331 Assessment & Reporting in the IB

Sem 2, Term 3

Nicky Dulfer

EDUC90260 IB PYP Advanced

Sem 2, Term 4

Nicky Dulfer

EDUC90437 Learning Area English 1

Sem 1, Feb 2019

Alex Bacalja

EDUC90438 Learning Area English 2

Sem 2, July 2019

Alex Bacalja

EDUC90862 Evidence-based Practice

Sem 1, Term 2
Sem 2, Term 4

Ryan Dunn

EDUC90195 Specific Learning Difficulties: Literacy

Sem 1, Mar 2019

Lorraine Graham

EDUC20069 Deafness and Communication

Sem 1, Feb 2019

Sharon Klieve

EDUC20076 AUSLAN and Visual Communication

Sem 2, July 2019

Sharon Klieve

EDUC90505 Listening and the Learning Environment

Sem 1, Apr 2019

Sharon Klieve

EDUC90845 Learning Intervention 1

Sem 2, July 2019

Sharon Klieve

EDUC90846 Learning Intervention 2

Sem 2, Aug 2019

Sharon Klieve

EDUC90506 Language & Literacy Development

Sem 1, Mar 2019

Sharon Klieve

EDUC20068 Sport, Education and the Media

Sem 1

Sem 2

Anna Krohn

EDUC30070 Applying Coaching Science

Sem 2

Anna Krohn

EDUC30073 Sport, Leadership and the Community

Sem 2, July 2019

Anna Krohn

EDUC10051 Sports Coaching: Theory and Practice

Sem 1

Anna Krohn

EDUC20070 Learning via Sport and Outdoor Education

Sem 2

Anna Krohn

EDUC90902 Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms (Sec)

Sem 2

Amy McKernan

EDUC90978 Clinical Teaching Capstone

Sem 1, Term 2
Sem 2, Term 4

Suzanne Rice

EDUC90832 Learning From Evidence

Sem 1, Term 2
Sem 2, Term 4

Suzanne Rice

EDUC90959 Learning Area Economics 1

Sem 1, Feb 2019

Daniela Acquaro

EDUC90960 Learning Area Economics 2

Sem 2, July 2019

Daniela Acquaro

EDUC90429 Learning Area Biology 1

Sem 1, Feb 2019

Emma Stevenson

EDUC90430 Learning Area Biology 2

Sem 2, July 2019

Emma Stevenson

EDUC90776 Primary Mathematics Education 3

Sem 2, July 2019

Duncan Symons

EDUC90705 Language & Literacy Learning in Children

Sem 1

Lucinda Stewart

EDUC90890 3-8 Year Olds Learning and Development

Sem 2, July 2019

Ben Deery

EDUC90897 Infant and Toddler Learning and Development

Sem 1

Ben Deery

EDUC90898 Introduction to Clinical Practice

Sem 1

Sarah Young

CTRS user guides

Position descriptions

Tutor activities

  • Delivery of tutorials
  • Look at draft assessment and plans
  • Marking of assessment tasks and exams
  • Delivery of student consultations
  • Email correspondence and basic administration directly associated with each tutorial (entering results, taking attendance etc)
  • Communication with Subject Coordinators

Tutors are not paid to:

  • Engage in detailed email exchanges
  • Use tutorial time to repeat material covered in lectures
  • Carry out any of the activities listed below in Subject Coordinator activities

Subject Coordinator / Sessional Coordinator activities

  • Coordination and preparation of reading material
  • Updating of the LMS site
  • Design of appropriate assessment tasks and submission due dates
  • Design of tutorial reading program to support lecture content
  • Communication with students regarding questions or feedback about lecture content
  • Supervision of tutors: providing clear instructions for tutors on reading materials, assessment tasks and assessment policies.
  • Approval of timecards (where required)
  • Coordination of assessment and timely submission of results (includes verification of entered results)
  • Writing of exams and supplementary exams as required
  • Any other administrative matters

Download position description [PDF]

Onboarding

  • Accounts and passwords: activate up your email using the Identity management system
  • Themis timecards
  • Casual pay dates
  • After Hours Building Access: Please note that after-hours building access is not generally provided to casual academic staff. All after-hours access requests must be endorsed by the School and is only provided if absolutely necessary
  • Occupational Health and Safety Induction: Online TrainME training
  • The University of Melbourne requires all casual staff to complete a 30-minute online module Casual Employees Compliance Training. Sessional tutors can claim payment of 0.5 hours at the 'other academic activity' rate upon submission of their certificate to their supervisor.
  • Desk Space: MGSE will provide Casual Academics with designated hot-desk office space. Please contact Pina Failla on ext. 40970 for further details
  • Stationery: MGSE will provide Casual Academics with stationary.
  • Staff cards: Obtain or update a staff ID card

Contacts

For application process or technical support using CTRS please email MGSE HR on mgse-hr@unimelb.edu.au