Teaching & Learning Facilitator

at Vaal University of Technology
Location Vanderbijlpark, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR





The main purpose of this position is development of and support for academics in their roles as

educators in a higher education context

Key Performance Areas include but not limited to:

 Coordinate the implementation of CAD projects and activities in the faculties, namely: License to

teach, Blended academic and professional development portal, Curriculum development,

Teaching evaluation and Assessor trainings, Teaching with technology, Promotion of teaching

excellence, Teaching Fellowship accreditation

 Assist with the initiation and implementation of continuous professional development for

academics in Teaching and Learning through consultation with academic departments and staff

 Develop professional development plans for academic staff in the faculties in response to

student evaluation of teaching and makes recommendations for improved practice

 Provide advice and support to academics with respect to teaching, learning, curriculum,

evaluation and assessment

 Develop web-based teaching, learning and assessment resources for academics

 Facilitate and disseminate innovative pedagogical practices within departments in the Faculties,

including using emerging technologies in teaching and learning

 Promote the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Faculties

 Assist with the development of policies and procedures

 To undertake any other task or duty as assigned by the Director and/or Executive Director.


Qualification and Experience:

  • Honours degree (or NQF level 8 equivalent) preferably but not necessarily, in education, and/or

post- graduate qualification (NQF level 8) in education is recommended AND a Master’s degree

in similar relevant field OR progress with a master’s degree a similar relevant field

  • At least 2 years work experience in key areas of teaching and learning theory and practice in a

higher education context

  • Experience in an academic development environment in professional development is


  • In-depth understanding of learning, teaching and assessment practices

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to establish professional working relationships with faculty members
  • Ability to adapt to the diverse learning needs of adult learners
  • Interpersonal, conflict management, communication (verbal and written), report writing and

presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Detail-oriented with strong organisational, administrative and management skills
  • Self-driven, ability to prioritise multiple tasks and to achieve deadlines
  • Ability to use technology to communicate with students and staff and to facilitate learning
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)


Interested candidates can send their CV

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