Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Casual Lecturer – Masters of Creative Arts

Position Number: 2227
Applications Close: 28 Oct 2016

Casual Lecturer roles are available within the School of Creative Arts at Melbourne Polytechnic in a newly established Master of Creative Industries program. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to develop and deliver subjects in the following areas on a casual basis:

  • Creativity
  • Creative Industries Entrepreneurship
  • Developing Creative Enterprises
  • Creative Practice
  • Project Design
  • Arts Law
  • Strategy in Creative Practices

Duties Include:

  • Plan and deliver subjects at a graduate level (AQF level 8 and 9)
  • Communicate regularly with the Head of School, Department Managers and other academic staff within the School of Creative Arts to establish a team environment and consistency in resourcing and delivery strategies.
  • In consultation with the Head of School, Department Managers and other staff implement strategies to support and retain students who are experiencing difficulties with course content.
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and evaluating student learning programs and associated teaching materials relevant to teaching activity.
  • Contribute to the administration of the department and teaching programs by: continually maintaining class attendance rolls in compliance with the Institute quality guidelines; provide students' academic results in a timely manner; identify resource requirements for units being taught and participate in ongoing preparation and correction relevant to the teaching activity.

Qualifications and Experience required to undertake a Casual Lecturer Role

  1. A postgraduate qualification relevant in content and academic level to the teaching duties to be performed. Doctorate required.  Master may be considered with appropriate experience.
  2. Well-developed teaching skills, including the ability to select and use a range of teaching and assessment strategies as determined by student needs and level.
  3. A sound knowledge of the creative industries and its interaction with education.
  4. Capacity to plan, schedule and meet agreed deadlines in the completion of teaching duties
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of the commitment to Occupational Health and Safety, Anti-Discrimination, Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement.
  6. A current Working with Children check.

Payment is at the rate of:

Rates are variable based on duties performed. Indicative basic lecture rate $162.45.

To apply please send a CV and expression of interest statement outlining your skills and experience to:

Dr. Tim Weir
Head of School, Creative Arts

timweir@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au