Lecturer – Bachelor of Social Work Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors


This role presents a strong opportunity for the right candidate to develop a significant and specialised teaching portfolio in the field of Social Work. This is a teaching-focussed role which will allow you to build and apply your teaching expertise and profile. AIPC supports its teaching specialists through funded professional development and through support for scholarly activity including academic research.


About the role: 

The Lecturer is responsible for  developing, teaching and assessing subjects in the online Bachelor of Social Work. 

This is a full-time campus-based position in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane with a 6-month probationary period. Work hours are 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. 

 The main duties and responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Develop and conduct online teaching and student engagement sessions and learning materials. 
  • Develop learning materials including study guides, webinars, and assessment instructions for assigned subjects.  
  • Provide study assistance to students in the following modes: face-to-face, via the LMS, over the phone, or via email. 
  • Encourage the engagement of students in their studies.
  • Develop and conduct face-to-face residential school sessions for relevant subjects. 
  • Marking student assessments in accordance with assessment and moderation policies. 
  • Identifying and liaising with students at risk and establishing individual learning plans as needed. 
  • Maintaining subject sites on the Learning Management System 


About you 

The successful applicant will ideally have: 

  • An AASW-approved Social Work qualification at Master level.
  • An AASW approved social work qualification from an Australian tertiary institution; or qualifications from overseas that have been recognised by the AASW as comparable to an AASW approved social work qualification.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of tertiary subject curricula and teaching materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and administer the successful delivery of tertiary subjects. 
  • Eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Work.


Who are we? 

As a private Institute of Higher Education, the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC) offers comprehensive and innovative higher education programs providing a unique and personalised learning experience to tertiary students studying online. 

AIPC and our staff are passionate about assisting people formalise their natural helping abilities so they can support others to lead happier, healthier lives.  


Why work with us? 

We have a strong student-centric, values-driven culture based on the guiding principle: “Empowering people to help others”. The overall purpose of our organisation is for our graduates, through their own work, to positively influence the level of wellbeing and health in our communities. 

 Our teams develop high quality, applicable courses and programs, and provide an exceptional level of education and service to our students.  As such, we have a strong focus on creating an accountable, supportive and engaging work environment built on joint purpose, teamwork, and enthusiasm for what we do. 

To find out more about us, please visit https://www.aipc.net.au/  


To Apply: 

If this sounds like you, please submit your application by attaching your Resume and Cover outlining how you meet the requirements for this position. Applications are assessed on a first-in basis.

Questions about your identity help us appreciate the diversity of individuals looking to work with us, ensuring we’re attracting applications from people with identities and perspectives that are as diverse as our students. 

We are an equal opportunity employer.  As part of our commitment to equity, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process.   We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment. 

*Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Should you have any questions prior to making applications please contact Professor Christy Collis, AIPC Provost at [email protected]  



Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors

Job Salary

Full time