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Lecturer (Accounting and Finance) La Trobe University Campus Sydney   

Convenient location based in Sydney’s CBD Work for an ASX 200 organisation with a global footprint Develop your career in a collegial and supportive environment

Casual position in teaching Accounting and/or Finance (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) offered by La Trobe University Sydney Campus in a collegial and student focused environment.

La Trobe University Sydney Campus is looking for suitably qualified casual teaching staff to teaching staff to teach in the following areas: Accounting (Undergraduate)  Auditing and Assurance  Accounting for Management Decisions  Accounting and Information Systems Financial Management (Undergraduate)  International Financial Management Accounting and Finance (Postgraduate)  Corporate Reporting  Introduction to Accounting and Finance  Statistics for Business and Finance  Introduction to Accounting and Finance  Financial Management The ideal candidate we seek will ideally have the following:     

PhD in relevant field and professional experience in a relevant discipline area. Degree in Education/Teaching or equivalent professional experience in relevant discipline area (minimum 2 years) Demonstrated ability and experience in delivery of classes within a tertiary level education environment Demonstrated experience in contributing to the development of scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Current undertaking of scholarly research

What we can offer you:    

A supportive team environment First class modern facilities Professional Development Collegial and collaborative environment with the aim of academic excellence

Health & Wellbeing packages which includes free counselling for employees and family

Who we are La Trobe University Sydney Campus is operated by Navitas on behalf of La Trobe University, offering Foundation Studies, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. The Sydney campus is a state-of-the-arts facility under a renewed ten-year agreement between Navitas and La Trobe University. About Navitas Navitas is a leading global education provider that delivers an extensive range of educational services to over 80,000 students annually through more than 120 institutions in 31 countries. We are proud to be an ASX 200 listed organisation and strive for continuous growth and excellence with students at our forefront. With a large diversified global footprint, Navitas are committed to improving lives through education, passion for student outcome and growth through conviction and rigour. Teaching and students are at the heart of what drives us. We are proud of our graduates, teachers and support staff and excited about our future, and the future of delivering accessible and effective education. Navitas promotes and embraces an inclusive and diversified workforce. We believe equality, flexibility and diversity in the workplace will deliver a rich and collaborative environment for our employees, students and clients. As such, we encourage applications from women, sexually and gender diverse people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people of various faiths and beliefs and people with disabilities. Successful candidates will require full working rights in Australia and to undergo a criminal records check. It will be the successful candidate’s responsibility to obtain and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

For full description of the role and other opportunities, please visit Please apply online, including a cover letter and resume using the template available online here to [email protected] Please state the subject you are applying for in the subject line. For further information, please contact Daniel Benavides, Academic Manager at [email protected] By submitting your application, you acknowledge and agree to Navitas’ Privacy policy. Further information can be found at Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Position Description Title:



University Partnerships Australasia

Reports to:

Academic Manager


Overview and Objectives of the Position:

Academics have a teaching role and will contribute to providing high quality programs by ensuring their teaching is well-planned and innovative, in order to facilitate successful student experiences and outcomes. Lecturers are expected to adopt informed pedagogical practices, seeking to support students throughout their pathway program and equip them with the skills to effectively transition into an undergraduate course.


Key Relationships: i.

Campus Director


Academic Manager


Subject Coordinator


Other Teaching staff


Academic Services staff




Key Result Areas:

Teaching  

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Deliver teaching and learning materials in an engaging and supportive way in order to promote active learning, including activities which are authentic, student-centred, scaffolded, technology-rich Integrate technology into learning & teaching and resources in alignment with La Trobe Digital Learning Strategy and in a meaningful, purposeful way (not simply showing a video). Seek to use ICT resources to their full capabilities (not simply using an interactive whiteboard to write on). Actively seek assistance from Learning Technology Coordinator to continuously build skills. Promote a communicative and safe environment for students to ask questions, share with peers and receive feedback, including online forums, Turnitin audio feedback, and polling. Ensure that week 1 promotes a positive environment where a community can be established and built upon. The first session needs to clearly define expectations including participation, textbook purchasing, homework, attendance, etc., as well as subject-specific information.

Professional Development     

Knowledge of current pedagogical practice and learning theories Participate in professional development offerings (Teaching and Learning and discipline- specific) Regularly visit the Professional Development page on the portal Enrol and participate in modules facilitated by the Learning & Teaching team (either face-to-face or online) Up-to-date knowledge of industry (specific to teaching discipline area) which may include work with industry professionals, attending industry events, industry membership

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Collaborate with colleagues to actively be part of a peer community Engage in reflective practice to continuously improve and develop

Meetings  

Regularly attend, and contribute to lecturer meetings Regularly communicate and participate in meetings with Subject Coordinator

Lecturer’s Duties and Obligations Payment for the above includes the following: 

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The Lecturer is to provide lecturing and tutoring or classes at La Trobe University Sydney Campus as allocated by the Academic Manager and agreed to by the lecturer. This will be in alignment with requirements dictated by each subject’s Subject Learning Guide Class preparation time (average 1 hour/week) Be available for student consultation time ( 1 hour x 12/13 weeks) Active use of available classroom technologies in order to support learning. This includes interactive whiteboards, Echo recordings, document cameras Digital upload to Moodle of Subject Learning Guide, appropriately prepared and modified to reflect the specifics of Sydney Campus, prior to commencement of each semester. Ensure that all Moodle resources are modified to be customised for Sydney students prior to start of semester (especially assessments dates) Maintenance of attendance on the portal Marking of all internal assessments and final exam using a rubric or grader. Feedback/results provided to students within 2 weeks of due date. Entering of marks on Moodle within an appropriate timeframe Provide marked assessments (worth more than 10%) for moderation, as detailed in the La Trobe University Sydney Campus Lecturers’ Guide Reporting of suspected academic misconduct to Academic Manager Reporting students that are at-risk because of poor progress and/or attendance to the Student Services & Student Support Manager and/or Academic Manager Regularly check staff email account ([email protected]) and respond to student/staff emails in a timely manner Liaise with Academic Services staff where required Regularly communicate and participate in meetings with relevant Subject Coordinator Provide advice and assistance to students on academic matters relating to their unit, policies and procedures, and refer students to relevant support or administrative staff as necessary If nominated as Subject Lead: o Supervise nominated courses including taking responsibility for modifying Moodle content, course oversight, unit delivery and the management of teaching staff in liaison with the Academic Manager o Liaise with teaching staff within relevant units where relevant, regarding student progress and specific problems being encountered by students o Liaise with La Trobe Melbourne/La Trobe Sydney Subject Coordinator and ensure comparability of learning outcomes, curriculum and assessment practices Be open to lessons being observed from time to time by Academic Manager or other senior staff (face-to-face or through Echo recordings). There is also an evaluation program in place for student feedback towards the end of each semester.

Other duties as required.

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Qualifications and Selection Criteria

Essential: 

PhD in relevant field and professional experience in a relevant discipline area.

Degree in Education/Teaching or equivalent professional experience in relevant discipline area (minimum 2 years)

Demonstrated ability and experience in delivery of classes within a tertiary level education environment

Demonstrated experience in contributing to the development of scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

Current undertaking of scholarly research

Desirable: 

Experience working in a multicultural education environment

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2 OCTOBER 2018

1. Personal Details Title First Name Family Name Preferred Name Address Telephone Email Webpage/blog Current Position Department/s Field/s of Expertise Campus Location/s Language/s Spoken Academic or Professional Profile

2. Academic Qualifications List all academic qualifications, including any current enrolment Include the YEAR COMPLETED (GRADUATED), TITLE, FIELD OF STUDY, INSTITUTION and COUNTRY. For completed doctoral degrees, please provide the THESIS TITLE and SUPERVISOR NAMES. For current doctoral enrolments, please note whether you have successfully passed the CONFIRMATION stage (typically a defence of thesis undertaken soon after completing the first year of full-time study) and provide your expected COMPLETION DATE.

3. Subjects Taught List all subjects taught over the previous FIVE calendar years, including any current enrolment Please include your ROLE (Lecturer, Tutor, Subject Coordinator, etc), FIELD OF STUDY, SUBJECT CODE, SUBJECT NAME, INSTITUTION and, if possible, NUMBER OF STUDENTS.

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4. Academic Engagement Academic engagement activities that demonstrate discipline currency. Journal Articles – peer reviewed Journal Articles – non-peer reviewed Journal – letter/note Books – original scholarly contribution Books – revision/new edition Book Chapters Conference Proceedings – peer reviewed Conference Proceedings – non-peer reviewed Conference Papers Conference Convenor Conference Session – Facilitator Editor – academic book Editor – academic journal Editorial board / Committee Case Studies Working Papers Sponsored/Contract Research Report Leadership Roles Reviewer – academic journal/book Book Reviews Newspaper Articles Grants & Funding Visiting appointments / fellowships Examiner of Doctoral Thesis Supervisor of Doctoral Thesis Masters/honours supervision Key Note Speaker / Panellist / Discussant Media Appearances / Interviews Other Activities not listed above

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5. Professional Engagement Professional Engagement Activities that demonstrate discipline currency Journal Articles – practitioner journals Professional Conference paper Professional Conference convenor Professional Conference Session – chair / panel member Keynote Speaker – industry Editor – practitioner journal / book Editorial Board – practitioner journal Develop Exec Ed unit Professional certification – requiring ongoing CPD Consulting Practice Board of Directors, Advisory Board Consulting Report Reviewer – practitioner journal/book Committee member – recognised professional society (eg. CPA or AHRI) Examination marking –for professional body Teaching case –peer reviewed Ongoing work in relevant industry –related to teaching responsibility Media Appearances / Interviews Other Activities not listed above

6. Honours & Awards List all TEACHING, RESEARCH and PROFESSIONAL honours and awards Include NAME OF AWARD, YEAR, ORGANISATION, CITY/COUNTRY and, if applicable, the SCOPE of the organisation (regional, national, international)

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