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Teacher in Residence Program Coordinator

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Contract Full Time
587 days ago

(HEO7) $91,187 to $101,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Two-year, fixed term, full-time opportunity available from February 2023.

Do you have previous teaching experience and a passion for supporting STEM teachers? Check out this opportunity to work at a world-class university.

As the Program Coordinator for the Teacher in Residence (TIR) program, you will oversee the delivery of STEM engagement initiatives for high school teachers and students to enhance STEM teaching and inspiring students towards further study in STEM. With a focus on low-socioeconomic areas of Adelaide, this position will deliver a plan to expand the current pilot program to more schools while considering long-term sustainability. You will also be responsible for developing a STEM secondary school teacher advisory board to plan, test and evaluate initiatives to ensure the program remains relevant to the curriculum and the sector.

To be successful you will need:

  • Exceptional relationship building, stakeholder management, and interpersonal communication skills; including the ability to provide high level advice to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management; from the research and development, to the implementation, coordination and facilitation, to review and continual improvement of a program or initiative.
  • Experience in delivering engaging presentations to suit different audiences, including high school students and teachers, in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Previous teaching experience (preferably in a STEM area), a broad understanding of the high school STEM curriculums, and a passion to assist teachers in motivating students to consider further study and careers in STEM.

This position requires a valid Working with Children Check.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 23 December 2022.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position; contact:

Wee-Ching Kong
Lead, Domestic Outreach and Engagement
P: +61 (8) 8313 0554

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $91,187
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $99,850
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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