About Ikon Ikon is a private Institute of Higher Education focused on Art Therapy, Early Childhood Education, Counselling, and Psychotherapy. Our purpose is to propel individuals towards life-altering futures. We do this by fostering curiosity and self-development through meaningful learning experiences.Ikon operates nationally with campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide, as well as Distance Education. It currently has around 600 domestic and international students across its 3 Bachelor programs.Ikon is part of the ASX-listed EDU Holding Limited Group. Learn more about Ikon here: https://ikon.edu.au/about/. About the role’We are looking for both, casual and permanent lecturers to join our growing team.This role will be based on our Melbourne CBD campus.Reporting to the Head of School, you have the opportunity to provide an exciting and engaging learning experience to our students, with the primary duties being teaching and assessing students.This is a hands-on role working within the academic team, supporting student engagement and facilitating their learning experience. About youWe are seeking a dynamic individual who is passionate about teaching and delivering an enriching learning experience. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to facilitate face-to-face as well as online learning.You have good interpersonal and communication skills and are able to work in a team within a dynamic environment. Key ResponsibilitiesDeliver course within discipline area and facilitate learning in an engaging and dynamic manner, via on-campus and digital methodologiesFacilitate student engagement, consultation, and communication of student issues to Head of FacultyDevelop and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders to ensure smooth and cohesive delivery of subject contentEngage in weekly subject forums and discussionsMark student assessments within specific timeframes and to the required standardsParticipate in moderation and benchmarking activities as requiredAttend faculty meetings and student consultations as requiredEngage in scholarly practice as required Education, Experience and Skills:A PhD or a master’s qualification in a directly related field of study (Early Childhood Education)A minimum of 2 years and preferably 5 years or more of practising experience in a directly related field of study.Teaching or Tutoring experience is desirableKnowledge of higher education requirements and industry standardsKnowledge of contemporary developments in their specific discipline or field, be actively engaged in continuing professional development, scholarship, research, or knowledge of contemporary teaching, learning and assessment relevant to their discipline, role, modes of delivery and the specific needs of student cohortsPassion for educationExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsWillingness to undergo a National Crime check, if required Why work with Ikon?A supportive teamCareer progression A positive and fun work environmentBreakfast supplies all around the yearTraining and Development opportunitiesIn addition, permanent staff also get paid birthday leave  Diversity & Inclusion We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society in order to better serve our students. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity, and from people of all ages. Next steps:  Please apply online or send your resume and a covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience to bonnie.ballete@edu.com.auWe are only able to consider applicants with the right to live and work in AustraliaOnly shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application AUD Melbourne 3004

Lecturer - Early Childhood Education

About Ikon

Ikon is a private Institute of Higher Education focused on Art Therapy, Early Childhood Education, Counselling, and Psychotherapy. Our purpose is to propel individuals towards life-altering futures. We do this by fostering curiosity and self-development through meaningful learning experiences.

Ikon operates nationally with campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide, as well as Distance Education. It currently has around 600 domestic and international students across its 3 Bachelor programs.

Ikon is part of the ASX-listed EDU Holding Limited Group. Learn more about Ikon here: https://ikon.edu.au/about/.

 

About the role’

We are looking for both, casual and permanent lecturers to join our growing team.
This role will be based on our Melbourne CBD campus.

Reporting to the Head of School, you have the opportunity to provide an exciting and engaging learning experience to our students, with the primary duties being teaching and assessing students.

This is a hands-on role working within the academic team, supporting student engagement and facilitating their learning experience.

 

About you

We are seeking a dynamic individual who is passionate about teaching and delivering an enriching learning experience. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to facilitate face-to-face as well as online learning.

You have good interpersonal and communication skills and are able to work in a team within a dynamic environment.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver course within discipline area and facilitate learning in an engaging and dynamic manner, via on-campus and digital methodologies
  • Facilitate student engagement, consultation, and communication of student issues to Head of Faculty
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders to ensure smooth and cohesive delivery of subject content
  • Engage in weekly subject forums and discussions
  • Mark student assessments within specific timeframes and to the required standards
  • Participate in moderation and benchmarking activities as required
  • Attend faculty meetings and student consultations as required
  • Engage in scholarly practice as required

 

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • A PhD or a master’s qualification in a directly related field of study (Early Childhood Education)
  • A minimum of 2 years and preferably 5 years or more of practising experience in a directly related field of study.
  • Teaching or Tutoring experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of higher education requirements and industry standards
  • Knowledge of contemporary developments in their specific discipline or field, be actively engaged in continuing professional development, scholarship, research, or knowledge of contemporary teaching, learning and assessment relevant to their discipline, role, modes of delivery and the specific needs of student cohorts
  • Passion for education
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to undergo a National Crime check, if required

 

Why work with Ikon?

  • A supportive team
  • Career progression 
  • A positive and fun work environment
  • Breakfast supplies all around the year
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • In addition, permanent staff also get paid birthday leave 

 

Diversity & Inclusion 

We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society in order to better serve our students. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity, and from people of all ages.

 

Next steps: 

  • Please apply online or send your resume and a covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience to bonnie.ballete@edu.com.au
  • We are only able to consider applicants with the right to live and work in Australia
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application

  • Posted Date 22 May 2024
  • Location Melbourne
    VIC / Australia
  • Industry Education & Training
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided