Drama Lecturer

About Us

Trinity College is a vibrant, diverse community, inspiring and enabling students of exceptional promise from Australia and around the world in its various educational programs, including a Residential College, a Theological School and a Pathways School. Trinity offers a warm collegiate workplace set amongst the leafy environs and historic buildings of Melbourne University’s oldest college, founded in 1872.

The College is committed to the safety of all children, and to providing a culturally safe and inclusive environment for those from diverse backgrounds.

About the Role

Foundation Studies is a pre-university course within the Pathways School at Trinity College that qualifies overseas students for entry to the University of Melbourne and other universities.

This teaching position in the Drama department in the Trinity College Foundation Studies program, it aims to develop communication skills, particularly in using English language within the Australian social, cultural and academic context. The curriculum also fosters imagination, develops self-confidence, encourages initiative, develops leadership, and promotes a collegiate spirit. The curriculum content is broad and can take many forms, delivery method is via weekly tutorials with approximately 15 students. Additionally, there is administration of assessment and correction, report writing, staff meetings to monitor the academic performance of students, availability to students for consultation, and other duties relating to the subject and the broader program. 

Skills & Experience

To be considered for this casual role, you must have a relevant tertiary level qualification and demonstrated work experience in teaching students Drama, preferably at VCE level, a Foundation Studies Program or University Level.

To succeed in this role, you must have demonstrated experience in face-to-face course delivery and should be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with other team members. 

Employment Type:  This is a part-time fixed term position, commencing 26 June 2023 until 31 December 2023. Fraction can be varied from 0.6 to 1.0 FTE and is always subject to student enrolments.

Salary: Level B3 – C1 FTE $81,879 – $89,823 (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus 10.5% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading

Enquiries: Subject Leader Drama, Rosemary Blight Email: rblight@trinity.unimelb.edu.au or Steven Smith Email: stevens@trinity.unimelb.edu.au

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 the role, you must include your response to the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description along with a current copy of your resume.

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 - part-time

Job no: CPAO30529

Location: Parkville, 100 Royal Parade

Closing Date: Wednesday, 29 March 2023