Lecturer in Counselling (Teaching Focused) The University of New England


School of Health – Counselling

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $104,596 to $123,964 (Level B)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation
  • Remote working with availability to attend Armidale campus 2 weeks per trimester for intensive teaching period
  • Salary packaging options are available
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus Christmas week shutdown, per annum
  • Applicants must have permanent full-time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)


Acknowledgement of Country


To Apply

 Please note, applications will not be reviewed when uploaded to the SEEK website. 

Submit your application through www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une and refer to vacancy ref 223191

 Your application should be comprised of: 

  1.  Covering letter addressing applicant’s suitability for the position based on key functions of the  role detailed in the Position Description;
  2. Current CV;
  3. Certified qualifications cited in your application for this position.


About UNE

The University of New England (UNE) is a regionally based, globally networked university renowned for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research specialisations. In addition, UNE pioneered teaching to external students making it the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education.

UNE emphasises its people, staff and students’ growth and development. We aspire to be a leader in innovation and change and a centre for the Armidale and the North-West communities.

Equity, diversity and inclusion are central to the core values of UNE and we are committed to engaging, supporting and growing a richly diverse workforce. From the Oorala Aboriginal Centre at the heart of our campus, to the inclusive organisations such as the UNE Ally Network, the UNE Women’s Society, and the many international cultural groups – all will feel valued and respected at UNE.

You will embody the UNE values and strive to be Open, Enquiring, Exceptional and Making a Difference. Additionally, you will be committed to achieving the goals embedded in the Future Fit Strategic Plan Future Fit 2021-2030: Personalised Learning Journeys, Empowering Communities, and Building Resilience.


About the Role

As a Teaching Focused Academic you will contribute to the innovation of learning, teaching and assessment, and lead in the design and delivery of education at the University within the context of the Future Fit strategic plan. You are expected to make a significant contribution to teaching practice within your department, school or faculty, and will be showing appropriate levels of leadership in the scholarship of learning and teaching, educational design and delivery. The UNE academic development, career and promotion frameworks will support your success in this position.


About You

To be successful in this role, you will have a commitment to student-centred forms of learning that support the Counselling team, delivering tutoring and lecturing of students in undergraduate and postgraduate counselling units using an interdisciplinary teaching pedagogy.


About the School

The School of Health within the Medicine and Health Faculty offers undergraduate programs, as well as postgraduate coursework and research programs in Nursing, Community Services, Social Work, Counselling, Mental Health and Health Management. The School has full time and part time/casual academic staff, as well as casual facilitator staff that are involved in regional, state, national health and private organisations.   


About Armidale

Armidale is an attractive and vibrant city that combines all the features of a bustling regional town centre with the tranquillity of rural living. It boasts gourmet restaurants and cafes, boutique shopping, quality schools and sporting facilities. Surrounded by mountain gorges, waterfalls and national parks, Armidale’s natural beauty and distinct seasons make it an ideal place to live and thrive. To find out more, visit https://www.visitarmidale.com.au/experience 


Enquiries and Additional Information

To discuss this role please contact Shara Smith phone 0420 331 987: email [email protected] 


Closing Date: Midnight, 1 October 2023

Reference No:   223191


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For further information about this position, please see the Position Statement below.

Please visit www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une for further information about this position and other career opportunities at UNE.



The University of New England

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