Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education

RMIT University School of Education


Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education

Job no: 595886
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Education, Teaching and Research

  • Contribute to the development, accreditation and delivery of the Early Childhood Education Program
  • Full-time, ongoing position based at the Bundoora West Campus
  • Salary Academic Level C ($120,657- $139,129) p.a plus 17% super

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

About the role and College/portfolio:

The School of Education is one school within the College of Design and Social Context and offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in education, pre-service teacher education, early childhood education, educational research, professional learning and short courses.

The Program Manager - Senior Lecturer will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School and have the responsibility for program management of the early childhood offerings.  The incumbent will make a significant contribution to the development, accreditation and delivery of the Early Childhood Education Program online, face to face and internationally.  The incumbent will also be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities associated with the Early Childhood Education Program. 

About you:

As Senior Lecturer, you will have proven expertise in a leadership role in Early Childhood Education, embedding your research expertise into the life of the School.  You will be required to develop high-quality, productivity driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global partners.

You will expertise in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and make a significant contribution to the development, accreditation and delivery of Early Childhood Education programs online and face to face.

You will be able to implement innovative approaches to student centred learning and quality improvement and have the ability to support student issues related to effective learning.

This position will require you to have an emerging nationally recognised research track record, experience in research leadership, the ability to build collaborate research teams, mentor academic staff and attract and secure external research funding. In addition, you will be experienced with supervising higher degree by research candidates to maximise research performance.

Qualifications: PhD in relevant field

Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

Download File PD Program Manager Snr Lect ECE .pdf

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role.

Bring your whole self to work:

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.  

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins. 

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

Applications close 11:55pm Sunday 30 May 2021 

For further information please contact Adam Boldiston, Personal Assistant via email

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

Application close: 30 May 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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