Teaching & Learning Facilitator

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

Description

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

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.

APPLICATION CRITERIA:

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

recommended

  • 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)

 

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