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University of Tasmania

We are seeking an experienced and ambitious academic to lead the development and management of either the Master of Teaching or the Bachelor of Education (Primary) at our institution. In this role, you will contribute to the research and teaching in the School of Education, focusing on one of our core Initial Teacher Education courses.

Your main responsibilities will include utilizing data to make evidence-based decisions, developing forward-thinking strategies, and ensuring the program stays at the forefront of national and international best practices. Additionally, one of these positions will also include taking on leadership of the Initial Teacher Education programs as the Associate Head within the first year.

Collaboration with colleagues, partners, and stakeholders will be essential in the ongoing development of the Master of Teaching or Bachelor of Education (Primary) in Tasmania. You will also be responsible for preparing and submitting quality assurance practices and documentation, including accreditation and reporting.

As an active scholar and researcher in initial teacher education or a related field, you should have a proven history of high-quality outputs and successful funding.

The University of Tasmania aims to nurture economic growth, improve health outcomes, and protect the environment. The College of Arts, Law, and Education plays a vital role in achieving these goals by offering world-class research and teaching programs. Our mission is to develop highly skilled professionals in various fields, including education, law, media, social work, policing, and justice. We prioritize engaging with our local communities and creating a global impact.

To be considered for this position, you must hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field. You should have a substantial record of international recognition in research and a strong publication history. Academic leadership experience, particularly in initial teacher education, is desired, along with extensive teaching and learning experience at the university level. You should also have a proven ability to build and maintain effective partnerships locally, nationally, and internationally, as well as experience in supervising research higher degree students.

We offer a range of staff benefits and discounts, including options for salary packaging, superannuation, and relocation assistance for those considering a move to Tasmania. At the University of Tasmania, diversity and inclusion are highly valued, and applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your up-to-date resume, a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, and responses to the selection criteria provided in the Position Description. Applications close on October 15th, 2023

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.