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Scholarly Fellow

Flinders University - Australia,

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia's most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we're seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary
Availability:
Fixed-Term for 3 Years | Part-Time at 0.3FTE

Compensation Grade:
Academic Level A

Salary Range:
$76,955 - $93,259 pa (full range)

Reporting To:
Dean (People and Resources) or Delegate

College of Nursing & Health Sciences

This Scholarly Fellow position in Disability and Community Inclusion will contribute to teaching and learning across the suite of Disability and Community Inclusion topics in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

The Scholarly Fellow in Disability and Community Inclusion will be responsible for contributing to the development and delivery of topics within the suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. This includes advising on the development of teaching materials, delivery of lectures/tutorials/workshops/seminars/practicals and other innovative teaching and learning strategies. The position offers an opportunity for the incumbent to enhance their scholarly practices through engagement in a variety of teaching activities and ongoing professional development.

In particular, the Scholarly Fellow will utilise their clinical/practice experience in positive behaviour support (PBS) to contribute to relevant curriculum and support strengthening of professional networks between industry and the University. The Scholarly Fellow will prioritise, coordinate and monitor workflow and provide informal day-to-day feedback to research support staff and casual academic teaching staff according to the University's policies, practices and standards.

Key Position Responsibilities

This position is predominantly concerned with teaching and teaching-related duties, under the supervision and support of more senior academic staff, with an opportunity for the incumbent to enhance their scholarly practices through engagement in a variety of teaching activities, College teaching and learning projects and ongoing professional development.

Teaching:

  • Plan and deliver inspiring teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, with a focus on positive behaviour support and Disability and Community Inclusion topics, across all levels and modes, of the College.
  • Using clinical/practice experience to inform curriculum design and delivery.
  • Contribute to the evaluation of these topics, with guidance from the Topic Coordinator as required.
  • Provide support, academic counselling and professional advice to students concerning their studies, professional development and career opportunities.
  • Make effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practice.
  • Engage in College wide teaching and learning projects that align with professional development needs and interests.
University, Professional and Service:
  • Participate in the College's administrative activities such as membership of committees and working groups and attendance at College meetings.
  • Maintain engagement in relevant professional practice field and facilitate industry partnerships with the University.
  • Maintain professional knowledge relevant to teaching within their discipline through scholarship and professional development.
  • Engage in activities within a relevant external professional domain such as professional associations, conferences and workshops, and within a wider community context at local, national or international level.
  • Provide high quality contribution to community service on behalf of the College and University.
  • Undertake activities that promote the development of productive partnerships to provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability.
  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate and overseas travel, may be required.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.
Key Position Capabilities
  • As a minimum, satisfactory completion of 3 years tertiary study or equivalent qualification and experience in positive behaviour support in the field of Disability.
  • Professional experience in positive behaviour support in the field of Disability.
  • Demonstrated ability to educate, train and support adult learners.
  • Capacity to teach offshore, interstate and rural/remote as required.
  • Willingness to contribute to the development and implementation of education and training programs or courses in the tertiary sector, including online.
  • Evidence of effective utilisation of high-quality teaching practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to stimulating student learning and promoting student well-being.
  • High level communication skills in verbal, written and electronic formats.
  • Demonstrated capacity in the provision of student support programs and ability to relate to students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate as part of a multidisciplinary team and with external organisations.
  • Evidence of upholding the values and ethos of the University.
Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.

Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59 pm:

03 May 2021

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