The School of Computing and Information Systems has opportunities for casual tutors, demonstrators, markers and project team supervisors.
Included Activity is included in tutorial pay rate
Not applicable Not applicable to this role
Additional Activity performed only at the direct request of Supervisor, attracting additional payment
|Key responsibility||Detail||Tutor||Head tutor||Demonstrator|
|Content Knowledge||Develop a comprehensive understanding of the content||Included||Included||Included|
|Tutorial Preparation||Prepare tutorial material||Included||Included||Not applicable|
|Tutorial Preparation||Assist Coordinator with the development of teaching materials (eg, tutorial/lab exercises and sample solutions)||Additional||Additional||Not applicable|
|Tutorial Delivery||Deliver one initial and at least one repeat tutorial for the subject for each week that tutorials are delivered in semester||Included||Included||Not applicable|
|Tutorial Admin||Handle requests for project extensions and record extensions granted only with the approval of the Subject Coordinator||Not applicable||Additional||Not applicable|
|Demonstrating||Supporting students in practical lab and workshop-style sessions; answering technical questions and supporting the students in problem-solving||Not applicable||Not applicable||Included|
|Student Consultation (Self-directed)||Self-directed consultation with students (face to face and online) related to tutorial content, including monitoring the LMS discussion board and responding to tutorial/content-related queries (this should happen at the time of, or in the same week as, the tutorial)||Included||Included||Not applicable|
|Student Consultation(Coordinator Request)||Student Consultation directed by the Subject Coordinator could include monitoring the LMS at specific times, student meetings (face to face or online).||Additional||Additional||Not applicable|
|Tutorial Related Marking||If the work was completed during the tutorial hour, then the marking of that work should be included in the associated working time for that tutorial.||Included||Included||Not applicable|
|Assignment and Exam Marking||Marking of any work that wasn’t completed during the tutorial hour must be paid as additional standard marking.||Additional||Additional||Not applicable|
|Assessment||Work with the Subject Coordinator on assignments (testing, proofreading, etc) and assist them in developing project marking guidelines||Not applicable||Additional||Not applicable|
|Assessment||Assist subject coordinator to set up the infrastructure to support marking and tutorials; eg: writing code to help mark an assignment||Not applicable||Additional||Not applicable|
|Assessment||Print and distribute student submissions to casual staff for marking, collect marked projects from casual staff and collate marks||Not applicable||Additional||Not applicable|
|Teamwork||Regular communication with Subject Coordinator and Head Tutor||Included||Included||Included|
|Management||Support Subject Coordinator in the recruitment of casual tutors through CTRS||Not applicable||Additional||Not applicable|
|Management||Communicate regularly with the Subject Coordinator, arrange regular meetings with tutor staff||Not applicable||Additional||Not applicable|
|Exam Invigilation||Invigilation for the mid-semester test (if applicable)||Additional||Additional||Additional|
|Lecture Attendance||Attendance required only at the explicit request of the Subject Coordinator.||Additional||Additional||Additional|
|Meeting Attendance||Any request to attend scheduled meetings||Additional||Additional||Additional|
|Training and Development||TrainME: Mandatory Compliance Training||Additional||Additional||Additional|
|Training and Development||Professional Development Day||Additional||Additional||Additional|
Applicants must be able to demonstrate appropriate academic background: typically we would expect an undergraduate degree with studies in the appropriate fields, plus suitable postgraduate qualifications or current admission in a postgraduate course in those fields. Applicants must demonstrate good organisation, communication and presentation skills. Professional experience in the field is also encouraged.
Your subject preference may be used by the assessors when making their selection. Contact the subject coordinator to discuss your preference to teach in the subjects you are applying for, if you are concerned that the preference may disadvantage you.
If you would like to find out more about the specific skills required to teach in a subject or the subject content, consult the subject entry in the University Handbook or contact the subject coordinator directly.
Information relating to the University’s salary policy.
Before you apply
The 2024 Handbook is now live and available to be viewed.
Check tutorial/class times via the Handbook for the specific subject you are intending to apply for, to see if they match your availability.
All Undergraduate and Postgraduate subjects for the School of Computing and Information Systems offered in Semester 1, 2024.
Applicants for casual positions should double check the mode of delivery for their intended subjects prior to applying, to ensure they are able to work within the allocated environment.
All casual staff members:
- Must be currently located in Australia.
- Are required to have a valid Working With Children Check in place (or are in the process of obtaining one) prior to accepting their contract.
Submitting an application
If you are interested in working within the School of Computing and Information Systems as a tutor or demonstrator, please create a user account in CTRS (Casual Tutor Recruitment System), the University’s application portal for casual staff, and lodge an application during the application period.
If you have taught at the School before, please update your details in the system and put in an application for the subjects you intend to apply for this coming semester. Applicants must apply for each teaching period in which they wish to tutor.
- You can search the Handbook to find out more about specific subjects and find subject coordinator details.
- If you have used the system before, you can log directly into the applications system.
Required information and documentation
- An updated Curriculum Vitae
- Academic results if you have not previously taught at the School
- Subject specific questions: There may be a number of selection questions which will have to be answered by the applicant. Not all subjects have subject specific questions.
|Monday 15 January 2024||Applications open at 9.00am AEDT|
|Thursday 25 January 2024||Applications close at 11.59pm AEDT|
|From Friday 26 January 2024||Subject Coordinators begin assessment of applications|
|Monday 5 February 2024||Applicants will be emailed a status update for all subjects they have applied for (5.00pm AEDT)|
|From Tuesday 6 February 2024||Subject Coordinators begin allocating tutors to tutorials|
|Thursday 15 February 2024||Application outcomes announced (5.00pm AEDT)|
Outcomes for each subject will be sent via email. Based on enrolment numbers, waitlisted candidates may receive further notifications of a successful application up until Week 3 of semester.
|From Friday 16 February 2024||Contracts will start to be issued |
The majority of contracts will be issued by Wednesday 21 February, with the remainder issued by Monday 11 March 2024 at the latest.
Welcome Pack made available for successful applicants via CTRS.
|Friday 23 February 2024|
9:30am - 4:30pm (TBC)
|FEIT Tutor and Demonstrator Induction|
This is for first-time tutors working in FEIT. If you have not attended an induction session before, this is compulsory. If you have attended a prior session, please do not register again.
|Monday 26 February 2024||Semester 1, 2024 teaching commences|