University Lecturer

Geelong has grown into an education hub. With growing schools, University and TAFE training capacity, Education and Training is the third fastest growing employer in our region. Overall numbers of teachers and trainers are up 13.74%. Some careers, like early childhood education, have grown 76.03% since 2006. There are are than 7,000 local people employed in careers that teach.

University Lecturer
What does a University Lecturer do?

  • Teaches tutorial classes of undergraduate and post graduate students.
  • Supervise student learning on line and in one on one mentoring.
  • Classroom management.
  • Plan and produce lectures.
  • Deliver lectures.
  • Teaches a range of subjects: literacy, numeracy, science, PE, music.

What do I need to be good at?

  • Teaching.
  • Working with students of all ages.
  • Problem solving.
  • Following process and meeting education outcomes.
  • Working in an education team.

How much does a University Lecturer get paid?

$88,000 to $114,000 per year.

How does a University Lecturer get trained?

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  1. University Lecturers need to complete a post graduate degree, a Masters, or a Doctorate in their field. This takes between three and six years.
  2. University lecturers can complete a Grad Certificate in University Education which takes around 12 months.

What does this job lead to?

  • University leadership roles.
  • Unit chair.
  • Head of teaching.
  • Research managers.
  • professor.

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