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Sessional Tutors in Faculty of Arts, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Writing and Literature (UG- Literature)

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Work type: Casual
Location: Flexible, Geelong - Waurn Ponds, Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Arts, Education

The role

Sessional Tutor in Trimester 2020 in one or more of the units in the Literary Studies undergraduate major:

Trimester 1

ALL101 The Stories We Tell: Inventing Ourselves and Others

ALL202 Writing Modern Worlds

ALL255 Fantasy Literature

ALL381 Reading the End of Nature

Trimester 2

ALL102 From Horror to Romance: Genre and its Revisions

ALL260 Australian Literature

ALL275 Shakespeare Today

ALL256 Gender Sex and Literature

ALL301 Global Literatures: Literary Interventions in the Present Situation

ALL376 Classics and Trash

Trimester 3

ALL260 Australian Literature

ALL381 Reading the End of Nature

To be successful, you’ll have:

1. Appropriate degree or experience relevant to unit.

2. Understanding of relevant unit subject content as demonstrated by academic achievement and/or professional competency. 

3. Excellent teaching skills and experience teaching the subject-matter, or capacity to develop teaching skills within the context of the unit.

4. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others. 

5. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively with students and unit chair and commitment to providing timely and constructive feedback on student assignments.


  1. Please nominate up to three units per trimester at undergraduate orpostgraduate level (in Professional and Creative Writing, Literary Studies, Children’s Literature or Gender and Sexuality Studies). Please note that you may be considered for units you have not nominated.
  2. Please nomimate your campus/campuses of availability (Burwood, Waurn Ponds, online)
  3. Upload a current CV (if you are not already on the tutoring register).
  4. Please note all successful applicants will need to have a Working with Children Check at their own expense.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

As a Sessional Tutor you will make an important contribution to the discipline(s) and unit(s) for which you are engaged. You will prepare and conduct tutorials, consult with students, undertake assessment and attend meetings as required by the Unit Chair.

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