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Lecturer, La Trobe Academy (Teaching Focussed)

Job No.:567335

Work type:Continuing

  • Continuing, Full-time position
  • Campus independent - Can be based at La Trobe University’s Melbourne (Bundoora) or Victorian regional campuses
  • Join a team that is driven to make a difference in learning and teaching


About the position

The La Trobe Educational Leadership Academy fosters a culture of excellence in learning and teaching by providing opportunities to recognise and celebrate individuals who have excelled, inspired and motivated others to strive for excellence in their roles as educators. 

As a Lecturer at La Trobe Academy, reporting to the Academic Director, your primary responsibility is to provide academic leadership and expertise in various programs offered through the La Trobe Educational Leadership Academy, Additionally, you will support internal and external awards related to educational leadership and excellence. Your role involves coordinating and developing programs, ensuring their alignment with institutional goals and standards of excellence in higher education. Using your expertise, you will contribute to enhancing teaching and learning practices, fostering a culture of educational innovation, and promoting excellence in academic professional development within the institution.


Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline, accompanied by a research trajectory preferably relevant to teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and curriculum development across a range of delivery modes evidenced by sustained high results on teaching surveys and teaching excellence awards.
  • Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • High level organisational skills with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, initiate and follow-up actions, all with minimal or no supervision.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and productively with staff and learners from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Proven ability to evaluate educational programs effectively and utilise findings to develop innovative solutions for enhancing teaching and learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated record of achievement in learning and teaching evidenced by track record of publications in reputed referred journals.
  • Proven track record of engagement with industry to develop and deliver course wide programs to enhance the student experience and graduate outcomes including the ability to secure funding to support learning and teaching projects.
  • Proven track record of contributions to collaborative project planning, impact assessment, and persuasive written communication to effectively showcase project achievements and secure recognition or support for future initiatives.
  • Comprehensive understanding of accreditation procedures and a proven ability to make significant contributions to the development of programs that meet rigorous professional standards.
  • Demonstrated capability to deliver professional development initiatives, accompanied by measurable evidence of positive outcomes and impactful results.
  • Proven ability to provide insightful critiques and evaluations evidenced by track record of serving on award panels and contributing to the selection of awardees.


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

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses


How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm on Thursday 27th June 2024

Position Enquiries: Sharna Spittle – Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching E. s.spittle@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries: Jacqueline Lava – Talent Acquisition Consultant E. j.lava@latrobe.edu.au


Position Description below:

Download File PD - Lecturer, La Trobe Academy.pdf

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;
  • A separate document addressing each bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position’, which is located in the position description.


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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

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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