Casual Professional Experience Facilitator
University of Queensland

Expression of Interest - Casual Professional Experience Facilitator

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Area:Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Salary (FTE): Work type:Casual
Location: St Lucia

The School of Education

The School of Education is consistently ranked as one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions in the field of education. It has been ranked as above world standard in the most recent ERA, and received the highest ranking in all three categories in its Engagement and Impact Assessment for 2018-2019. It has a strong commitment to addressing issues of education and equity in the context of rapid social, economic and cultural change.

The School’s education programs and research agendas have focused on driving state, national, and international educational innovation and reform. The School currently offers the following teacher preparation programs: one four-year Bachelor of Education (Primary Years), a range of Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Dual Degrees, a Master of Teaching (Primary) and a Master of Teaching (Secondary). It also offers professional development opportunities via its suite of postgraduate coursework programs and has a vibrant postgraduate research community.

The School’s staff are internationally cited and recognised for outstanding work in such fields as sociology and policy studies in education, educational psychology and learning sciences, inclusive education, literacy and numeracy, pedagogy and school reform and leadership. Further information and details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site.

About This Opportunity

Professional Experience Facilitators are representatives of the School of Education and are the first point of contact for schools and students during the professional experience placement. The role of a facilitator is to primarily support UQ preservice teachers and provide feedback and guidance; however, they also play an integral part in developing school relationships and promoting UQ initial teacher education programs.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require:

  • A minimum qualification of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in education or a related discipline,
  • Current and full registration through the Queensland College of Teachers
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills that encourage cooperation from a diverse range of clients, including the ability to positively develop, manage and maintain strong working relationships and provide a high professional level of client service.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and own motorised transport for school visits.


  • Sound knowledge of schools, school structures in the Queensland teacher education context.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

What We Can Offer

These are casual academic appointments and pay rates are inclusive of class contact and associated preparation time. Classes are scheduled at St Lucia campus.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File Casual Professional Experience Facilitator_PD.pdf


For application queries, please contact for further information.

Want to Apply?

To submit an expression of interest, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter – one or two pages addressing the above criteria
  • Resume

To ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

It is anticipated that only successful applicants will be contacted.

Advertised: 02 Mar 2021

Applications close: 13 Apr 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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