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Indigenous Tutorial Network Tutor (Indigenous Applicants Only)

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Work type: Casual
Location: Flexible
Categories: Student Services, Education

Employment Type: Casual 

The Role

The Indigenous Tutorial Network provides academic tutoring for First Nations Australians enrolled at Deakin University. This is available to any First Nations student enrolled from any discipline. We provide this support by employing casual ITN Tutors. The tutors work one-on-one with the students based on the needs of the students within the allocation of 2 hours per unit per week framework. As a result of the variety of student requests we need a diverse pool of tutors. At the moment we need tutors in the following fields:

  • Indigenous Knowledges
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Education (Early Years)
  • Public Health
  • Indigenous Research
  • Nursing
  • Law
  • Education (Primary)
  • And more

For more details please check out our website: Indigenous Academic Success

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Hold at minimum a bachelors degree
  • Demonstrate strong academic skills
  • Identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person

Desirable

  • Experience providing academic support

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Provide one-on-one academic support
  • Provide advice on sentence and paragraph structures
  • Provide advice on assessment structure (for example essays, literature review, or memorandum)
  • Provide advice on referencing and paraphrasing
  • Help break down assessment task questions referring back to the assessment task rubric
  • Consolidate student’s understanding of unit content

In line with special measure provisions in Section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act (2010) the University will only accept applications from people who identify as Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Applications will require an updated CV and 1-page cover letter expressing your interest in the position. For more information, please contact a Student Learning Coordinator by emailing itn@deakin.edu.au or calling (03) 5227 3803.

About us

The flexible learning options we provide our students and our diverse team of professionals and academic experts has enabled us to achieve a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds. For eight consecutive years, we've achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities.

We have a network of campuses, learning centres and research centres across Victoria and corporate offices in Melbourne, China, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka.  Our online Cloud campus provides more than 13,000 students with access to state-of-the-art digital tools and direct access to world-renowned academics.

As a Victorian university with a global impact, Deakin is translating its research into commercial outcomes that will help drive innovation for Australia’s economy.

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