Manager, Learning and Teaching

Job no: 509830
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Teaching Support, Education, HEO8

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(HE08) $100,261 - $112,481 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Continuing position full time position available immediately.

The University of Adelaide English Language Centre (ELC) offers a range of General, Specialised and Academic English language programs and English teacher training services (TESOL) to the international and local market. The English language program offerings include packaged pathway, short term programs and post entry Academic English skills offerings. The ELC works closely with schools, faculties, external partners to support the University’s strategic and commercial goals. 

The Manager, Learning and Teaching, under broad direction will lead the development and implementation of ELC’s educational programs and actively contribute to the development of ELC’s strategic direction and strategic relationships. 

The successful candidate will combine proven experience in leading teaching and curriculum design excellence and people management, with a stakeholder focussed and responsive approach.

To be successful you will need:

  • Sound knowledge of ESL program and administration management principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in ESL program and operations management in a business environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in high level management and administrative roles, including process improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team in a busy environment, with a collaborative approach to achieving strategic objectives.
  • Demonstrated high level working knowledge of relevant legislative requirements, including ESOS & the National Code.

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 a 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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Your division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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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, 30 May, 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Simon Futo

General Manager, ELC

P: +61 (8) 8313 4777

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 Opportunity employer, Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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