Mathematics 1 Lecturer

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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 Mathematics department in the Trinity College Foundation Studies program, it aims to develop mathematical knowledge and skills in areas including pre-calculus, calculus, matrices, statistics and probability, as preparation for a wide variety of university courses. In this subject, students have one lecture and one tutorial per week. These are 90 minutes in duration, and approximately 15 students are in each tutorial. The first language of most students is not English, and there is an emphasis on improving communication of mathematics in English. Much of the work in this role will be related to the delivery of the curriculum in the form of tutorials, but there may be opportunities to deliver lectures as well.

Skills & Experience

To be considered for this casual role, you must have a relevant tertiary level qualification and demonstrated work experience in teaching students Math, 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 24 April 2023 until 20 October 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: Dr. Leigh Humphries, Subject Leader - Mathematics 1     Email:

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: CQAM30532

Location: Parkville, 100 Royal Parade

Closing Date: Friday, 31 March 2023