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Macquarie University English Language Centre (ELC) - Casual Teachers

Date 2014-08-28 08:08:38 Location : Oceania

Opportunities exist at the Macquarie University English Language Centre (ELC), Sydney, for qualified and experienced Casual Teachers to teach 2 - 5 days per week on its English Language programs. Successful candidates are expected to be available to teach during the last 5 week teaching block for 2014 (Monday, 17 November to Friday, 19 December) and/or the first teaching block for 2015 (Monday, 5 January to Friday, 6 February 2015).

Essential Criteria:
Undergraduate degree;
Postgraduate TESOL qualification
Thorough knowledge of the English grammar system;
Demonstrated ability to teach academic writing;
Ability to work collegially;
Intercultural awareness and sensitivity;
Understanding of eLearning and confidence with classroom technology.
Desirable criteria:
Experience in teaching on general/academic English language courses and/or field specific university preparation programs; experience in curriculum development;
Understanding of IELTS or other English language testing systems;
Experience working in other fields such as business, accounting, science etc.;
Experience and/or interest in convening or coordinating programs in an English language centre;
Expertise in intercultural communication;
Experience in the development and/or implementation of curriculum or e-learning materials;
Willingness to work at associated campuses
Selection Process:
Applicants must address their suitability in writing (using MS WORD) using the outline below and attach their response to a short covering email along with their resume to accessmq.recruitment@mq.edu.au:

English Language teaching qualifications (most recent/highest to least relevant/lowest)
Relevant teaching experience (level of courses and approximate number of hours/day)
Other related duties (incl. convening, curriculum development, study tours, etc.)
Other relevant initiatives or achievements
Key strengths (max 100 wds)
Areas in which you would like to develop professionally (100 wds)
The written application must state which weekdays the applicant is available to teach and provide the contact details (including land line, mobile and email details) of two recent referees.

Those applicants invited to group and individual interviews will be required to bring original documents to demonstrate unlimited rights to work in Australia (such as passports, birth certificates, citizenship certificates) and original copies of academic qualifications.

Application Closing date: Mon, 29 September 2014 (COB)
Group and individual interviews are scheduled on: Tue 7 , Wed 8 & Thurs 9 October 2014
(interview dates are not negotiable)

Please email Curriculum Vitae with a brief covering letter to accessmq.recruitment@mq.edu.au.

Should you have any questions, please contact Marleen Baeten, HR Advisor, on 02 9805 3109 or marleen.baeten@mq.edu.au.