Associate Lecturer Or Lecturer – Outdoor Education (Teaching Focused)

at La Trobe University

  • 2 x full-time, fixed term contract positions for two years
  • Level A: $67,796 - 90,821 per annum + up to 17% superannuation
  • Level B: $95,432 - $112,697 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe University is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the positions

These positions are an exciting opportunity to join La Trobe University's signature Outdoor and Environmental Education program in the School of Education. La Trobe's Outdoor and Environmental Education offering is internationally recognised and one of the largest providers of outdoor and environmental education in the world. Based on the Bendigo campus, the program has a strong focus on pedagogy, sustainability and safety to provides students with a strong foundation in a range of career areas.

As an active member of the Outdoor and Environmental Education program you will deliver high-quality teaching, contribute to innovative curriculum development and make an effective contribution to the discipline. La Trobe's teaching focussed staff are recognised as engaging and innovative teachers and insightful curriculum developers, who contribute to an outstanding student experience. You will continue to develop your professional knowledge and expertise to contribute towards the enhancement of the program's reputation.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, the successful incumbent will have professional knowledge in teaching in outdoor environments, leading groups and knowledge of safety protocols. You will have demonstrated ability to be effective in teaching and curriculum development in face-to-face and online modes.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Tuesday, 23 July 2019 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries:

Dr Joanna Barbousas; Head of Department, School of Education; +61 3 9479 2190 or


Dr Marcus Morse; Senior Lecturer, Outdoor Environmental Education; +61 3 5444 7480 or

HR/Recruitment Enquiries:

Ms Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or

Position Descriptions below:

Download File PD - Outdoor Education - Teaching Focussed (Fixed Term) - Level A.pdf

Download File PD - Outdoor Education - Teaching Focussed (Fixed Term) - Level B.pdf

Only candidates with working rights in Australia may apply for these positions.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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