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Education & Training
RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.
Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.
Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.
Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.
What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.
Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.
About The Role
Programming is an undergraduate Bachelors level course that focuses on Object-Oriented programming using the Java programming language. As an Online tutor you will deliver a range of content from algorithm development ; design methods such as step-wise refinement and object oriented programming; the use of standard Java classes and interfaces; ; programming style and code reuse, and basic strategies for software testing.
You will further assist students in other aspects of their learning, including critical analysis, problem-solving development methods, report writing and report presentation.
Our Online tutors deliver pre-planned academic content using the Canvas Learning Management System. An Online tutor is not expected to create or add content to a course. As an Online tutor your role will include three functions: the delivery of pre-planned academic content; facilitating learning activities and assessments tasks, which will include webinars, online discussion boards and assessments/feedback and the moderation, marking, processing, and submitting of assessment results.
Please see the attached Course guide for further information surrounding course content: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/courses/COSC10731950
Youll possess a wide range of knowledge and skills in your field of expertise and will have the know how to utilise this to enhance student success and outcomes. Youll strive to provide the best student experience possible are capable in using the latest digital tools and technologies to deliver innovative course material in an exciting manner.
You must be willing to engage with RMIT Online facilitation strategies and be willing;
To be coached
To reflect on your teaching style to adapt to student needs
To implement feedback based on best practice and student feedback
To make sense of course content that may have little direction
Strong knowledge of core Java API (Java 8 / 11) covering course syllabus
Solid experience using Eclipse IDE for Java program development
Previous experience in teaching Java programming using Eclipse IDE
Demonstrated ability to support students in troubleshooting problems in Eclipse or with Java programming (especially in online teaching environments) will be highly regarded.
Online tutors delivering a Bachelors level course must have a Masters degree in a suitable content area for the course. Qualifications should be accompanied by relevant industry experience.
Teaching experience in higher education context, especially online, is highly desirable and candidates who have 3+ years of work experience are highly valued. If youre able to provide examples of previous Good Teaching Scores (or equivalent) this will be further beneficial.
Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.
Bring Your Whole Self To Work
We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.
Were proud to share with you some of our wins:
RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
We placed 11th in the 2019 Talent Board APAC Candidate Experience Awards.
RMIT was placed?10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
We were named as an?Employer of Choice for Gender Equality?by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019.?
We achieved?Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ?inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
We were recognised as a?top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility?with the Australian Network on Disability.
The launch of our second?Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa a commitment to share - an important step in our reconciliation journey.?
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role.
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Applications close 29th January 2020
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