SENIOR CONSULTANT : TEACHING AND LEARNING
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Date Posted: 
Saturday, 18 March, 2017 - 20:00

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TEACHING AND LEARNING CENTRE

SENIOR CONSULTANT : TEACHING AND LEARNING 

EAST LONDON CAMPUS - REF NO: 038

R 504 823 – R 628 029 PA (All-inclusive package)

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

 

The successful appointee will assist with the evaluation of teaching, modules, programmes and courses; assist with offering of modules on the PGDHET programme; assist with the curriculum development and review of modules, programmes and courses; serve on other teaching and learning related committees on the East London campus as well as on the HEAIDS committee that integrates HIV AIDS into university curriculum.  The incumbent could also be asked to become involved in the coordination, design, development and support of the Induction Programme jointly run by TLC and the HR Department.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Develop and support academic in curriculum development initiatives
  • Design, develop and facilitate student and teaching development workshops, seminars  and colloquia
  • Support departments and individuals (staff and students) with teaching and learning interventions in the areas of curriculum development and programme reviews, online evaluation of teaching and courses, e-assessment, facilitation in PGDHET,  et cetera.
  • Conduct research in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

 

 

Requirements: 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Doctoral degree or evidence of progress towards a PhD (preferably in Education or English) or any relevant degree for Academic Development.
  • Minimum of 5 years teaching experience in Higher Education
  • A successful track record in curriculum development and review at tertiary education level
  • Knowledge of teaching and learning theory and practices in HET relevant to TeL
  • A strong interest in student development in Higher Education
  • Excellent facilitation, communication and inter-personal skills plus a cooperative spirit
  • Well-developed organisational, supervisory and administrative skills
  • High level of proficiency in MS Programmes and the use of Blackboard Learning Management System
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Survey System used for uploading of evaluation questionnaires on-line
  • Good Report writing and Research skills

It is strongly advised that applicants familiarize themselves with the different pivots of the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) and efforts of promoting quality enhancement of university teaching and learning

 

How to Apply: 

To apply:  Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to:

  1. E-mail application with COVERING LETTER CLEARLY INDICATING THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR, with a complete CV, proof of remuneration and three work-related referees to:recruit2@ufh.ac.za.  
  2. Applications must clearly indicate the reference number and name of the post applied for on the SUBJECT LINE. 
  3. No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.
  4. Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.
  5. Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA.

 

Closing Date: 
Friday, 31 March, 2017 - 23:45