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Sydney ESL Job

ESL Job in Sydney

ESL Job in Sydney

$114.63 p/h + Super

Darlington, Sydney NSW

The University of Sydney
Centre for English Teaching (CET)
  • Seeking Casual English Language Teachers for 12 months (with possibility of extension)
  • Be part of a supportive collegial environment
  • $114.63 + Super per hour

About the opportunity

As an English Language Teacher, you will teach English language programs to international students at the University’s Centre for English Teaching (CET).

We are developing an eligibility list of Casual Teachers for our peak period consisting of 5-week terms commencing from June 2024 through to January 2025.

Available positions are mostly for experienced teachers of Academic English, full-time (20 hours per week) and part time (8 – 12 hours per week). This is a zero-hour contract and does not guarantee work throughout January 2025, as teaching hours are determined by the number of students and classes and the needs of the centre.

Classes are held Mondays – Fridays between 8.00am-12.15pm, 12.20pm-4.35pm or 4.40pm-9.00pm and delivered on-campus.

About you

Essential attributes (as demonstrated in the Assessment Centre)

  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Leadership and organisational skills
  • Experience and skills in blended learning
  • Initiative, adaptability and flexibility
  • High level of cultural awareness

Qualifications required:

Desired skills and experience:

  • Experience in teaching high level academic English
  • Curriculum development experience
  • Experience in teaching across a range of programs (academic, general, English for Health Professionals, English for Engineers, other ESP)
  • Postgraduate degree

Please indicate your availability in your application.

About us

The University of Sydney is a leading, comprehensive research and teaching university. We are committed to harnessing the transformative power of education to foster greater knowledge and a better understanding of the world and its people. We are highly influential in shaping Australia’s national and international agenda and delivering solutions to the challenges facing society. We achieve this through critical analysis, intellectual leadership, and active contribution to public debate.

The primary objective is to create and sustain a university in which, for the benefit of both Australia and the wider world, the brightest researchers, and the most promising students, whatever their social or cultural background, can thrive and realise their full potential. This central purpose underpins our strategic goals. It challenges us to develop and support a community of scholars, where interdisciplinary research can flourish and where the student experience is enriched.

The Education Portfolio supports the development and implementation of the University’s strategy and vision for teaching, learning and the student experience. The portfolio contributes to institution-wide developments aimed at improving student learning, including the University’s approach to curriculum renewal, new thinking in pedagogy, learning and teaching analytics, e-learning and quality assurance for learning and teaching. The portfolio also provides strategic direction for students’ engagement in student life, including a well-supported transition to the University, support for academic choices for life and career, and a student experience supportive of the University’s educational aspirations.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoplewomenpeople living with a disabilitypeople from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mari Lewis, Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Operations, by email to casual-recruitment.admin@sydney.edu.au

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