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Professional Practice Consultant (Early Years)

Job No.: 574255

Faculty/Portfolio: Faculty of Education

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Part Time 

Duration: Three year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $96,230 - $106,221 pa HEW Level 8 (plus 17% super) 

  • Join a renowned and world leading faculty
  • Supportive, innovative and creative environment
  • Career change opportunity

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Professional Practice Consultant (Early Years) to join our newly created professional practice team located at the Clayton campus.

Reporting to the Professional Practice Manager, you will bring your experience as a qualified teacher to support the faculty’s professional experience functions through an internal focus on student support and an external focus on partner support. You will support students’ progress in professional practice and their professional readiness within teacher education courses at all levels by various support mechanisms such as: extensive counselling, conducting pre-placement workshops and responding to concerns and queries referred by the professional experience office in order to support students in an efficient manner.

This role requires you to be an expert in relationship management to develop and manage internal/external partnerships, which will help support the placement needs. You will work collaboratively with various academic staff members to seek advice and directions regarding operationalising new partnerships.

To be successful for this role, you should have:

  • Relevant qualifications in initial teacher with recent and successful teaching experience
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build successful long term mutually beneficial relationships
  • Ability to operate within the required policy and compliance framework with willingness to work under broad directions 

Ranked 17th in the world (Subject of Education – QS World University Rankings), the Faculty of Education is a growing faculty that embraces diversity and a caring working environment that is committed to providing a high quality experience for staff and students.  We operate a comprehensive and supportive professional staff team that complements its vibrant research and academic community. 

The faculty has just moved into the new purpose built Learning & Teaching building that provides world class facilities and a stimulating work environment.

If you are seeking to take your career to the next level – then this is the ideal opportunity for you!

Applicants must either hold current teacher registration through the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) (or equivalent) or be eligible to be registered to teach by VIT.  You will also be required to hold a current Working With Children Check.

This role is a part-time position working approximately 26 hours per week;

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation.  Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer toDownload File "How to apply for Monash Jobs"


Ms Nicole Shepard, Professional Practice Manager, 61 3 9905 1874

Position Description

PD - Professional Practice Consultant

Closing Date

Thursday 22 February 2018, 11:55pm AEDT


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