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Christian Heritage College

Lecturer Position in Human Services

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Location: Carindale, Brisbane QLD
Status: Negotiable
Date: Respond by 03 Dec

The Position

A Lecturer Position in Human Services exists within the School of Social Sciences. This will be a Permanent - Full or Part-time position.

About Christian Heritage College

CHC is a fully accredited private higher education provider located at Carindale, Brisbane, that aspires to model a Christian higher education alternative. CHC exists to re-imagine how we think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith and learning across all fields of human endeavour.

About the role

The position is a lecturing position (Academic A or B) in Human Services, and will contribute to the delivery of excellence in teaching and learning across Human Services Courses.


Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Teaching that includes preparation and delivery of face-to-face class and virtual lessons in accordance with approved unit outlines, including development of learning resources for CHC's online learning management system;
  • Preparation and marking of assessment items in accordance with approved unit outlines and administrative functions associated with student learning and assessment;
  • Curriculum and course development, including reviewing and revising unit outlines in the context of a biblical worldview;
  • Engage in periodic reviews of the effectiveness of the courses to support accreditation and college assessment needs;
  • Keeping up-to-date with theoretical and empirical research in area(s) of expertise in the filed of Human Services, and
  • Encouragement of spiritual growth and development of students and colleagues.


Applicants are sought with skills and experience including but not limited to, the following:


  • A master's qualification, relevant to human services or equivalent accreditation and standing including eligibility for membership with the Australian Community Worker's Association (ACWA) and/or the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) (essential).
  • Doctoral qualification (desirable).

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of five years (FTE) post-qualifying experience in social work and human services;
  • Demonstrated credibility in a social work or human services setting through a combination of professional practice and academic knowledge, and
  • Ability to build strong partnerships, networks, and relationships with a clear understanding of workplace learning in human services.

Personal Qualities

  • Adherence to the Christian faith and evidence of mature Christian character.
  • Demonstrated sympathy with the INC Statement of Faith and the nature and aims of Pentecostal/Charismatic Christianity.
  • Commitment to the values articulated in the CHC mission statement.
  • Commitment to active involvement in a local church.
  • Interest in and care for students.
  • The ability to be self-motivated and to work independently.
  • The ability to work as part of a team with other academic staff, especially in curriculum development and review.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills


Full position description is available on the CHC website. The closing date for applications will be COB Friday 3rd December 2021.

To be considered for this position, please forward an application via email to and include the following items:

  • Completed employment application form available on the CHC website.
  • Cover letter evidencing your suitability and experience for fulfilment of the criteria specified in the position description;
  • Full CV including qualifications and work experience;
  • Evidence of qualifications; and,
  • Names and contact details of three referees (including a Christian pastor/minister).
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