Academic English Teacher

About Us

Trinity College, the University of Melbourne comprises a co-educational Residential College, Theological School and Pathways School, incorporating a sizeable Foundation Studies, Academic English, and Young Leaders programs. Trinity College Foundation Studies (TCFS) is an award-winning program that prepares over 2,000 overseas students for entry into the University of Melbourne, and other leading Australian Universities.

About the Role

The Trinity College Academic English Program (TCAEP) is a pathway program which helps to improve student’s English language to transition into TCFS.

Applications are sought for the position of Academic English Teacher.  Reporting to the Program Manager, this role of Academic English Teacher will require delivering face-to-face classroom lessons, along with consulting students on course progress and providing additional student support when needed. Academic English Teachers are required to assess and mark tests, homework and assignments, as well as be available for meetings related to their subject and the broader Pathways School program.

The successful candidate will hold any Degree/Diploma (3 year minimum) plus a recognised TESOL certificate; or any Degree/Diploma (3-year minimum) including TESOL method. Due to COVID-19, we are currently delivering classes online, therefore, the successful candidate will be required to work from home until it’s reasonably safe to resume face-to-face teaching on campus.

Salary Range: Level 1 to Level 3 FTE $61,170 to $66,830 p.a. plus 10% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading.

Contract Type:  Fixed-term position commencing 5 May 2021 until 21 July 2021.  Please note, this position is full time (1.0 teaching). 

Benefits: Trinity College offers a warm, collegiate and flexible work environment for all staff and a range of benefits including:

•  Professional Development Opportunities

•  Flexible Work Arrangements

•  Employee Assistance Program

•  Discounted Gym Membership from Melbourne University

•  Discount on Health Insurance with BUPA

•  Salary Packaging

To Apply: Applicants must be Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or hold a valid work permit or visa. The successful applicant must secure, or be in the process of securing, a Working with Children approval. 

To be considered for this role, you must submit a current copy of your resume, cover letter and your response to the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description. 

Applications close on Friday, 16 April 2021.  Interviews will take place as applications are received. 

Enquiries: Charles Meek, Program Manager - Academic English, Email:

Trinity College celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.


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Contract/Contract - full-time

Job no: DIAL10410

Location: Parkville, 100 Royal Parade

Closing Date: Friday, 16 April 2021