Thank you for your interest in employment at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

We take exceptional pride in recruiting and developing outstanding individuals who share our vision to be the leading Australian provider of higher education in Asia. At the Singapore campus of James Cook University, we believe in the importance of providing a great place for our employees to grow and develop professionally. We have a culture that values mutual respect, integrity, creativity and teamwork.

Join us as we continue our development as a vibrant, multicultural and excellent organisation in education and research.

Sessional Lecturer / Tutor - Early Childhood Education

Job no: 492795
Work type: Contract Fixed Term
Location: Singapore

James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is ranked among the top 2% universities (ARWU ranking) in the world for academic and research performance. We focus on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, Education, Accounting, Arts, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Games Design, Tourism and Hospitality.


James Cook University has a strong commitment to the development of early childhood teachers. Our Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) is nationally accredited through the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) in association with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT). Graduates of this course will be eligible to apply for Teacher registration in Australia. The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) is also fully accredited with ACECQA, the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority.


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We are currently seeking experienced and qualified teacher educators who will be responsible for teaching into our Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) programme.  We invite applications from candidates with a background in early childhood education. Experience in tertiary teaching is highly desirable.



  • Contribute to our Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) through undergraduate teaching; 
  • Assist with the administration of the course including assessment and moderation, and provide written evaluative and formative feedback on student work in a timely manner; 
  • Provide student consultation on coursework matters;
  • Communicate effectively with students and other academic staff. 


Key Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum Masters-level qualification in Early Childhood Education or a related discipline;
  • Evidence of quality teaching and assessment across a range of education subjects at the undergraduate level;  
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 


To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV as well a statement addressing the key selection criteria to Please state the position and reference number in the subject of the email.


Closing Date: 30 December 2022


We thank you for your interest and regret that we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment. 


The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia. 


* The Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2017


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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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