Tutor Programme 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 the position is to organise, design, plan, coordinate and facilitate training

workshops for tutors as well as monitoring and evaluating the impact of the tutor programme

Key Performance Areas include but not limited to:

 Assist with the design and implementation of the integrated and coordinated tutor system; identify

and advise on new processes that will improve the system

 Develop a generic tutor guide for face to face tutors and e-tutors; organise and facilitate generic

tutor training workshops following a blended learning approach; evaluate the impact of the tutor

training; make recommendations and optimise the programme

 Build partnerships with academic departments; offer advice to lecturers on implementing tutor

facilitation

 Encourage and promote tutors to share their tutoring experience in written presentation or other

platforms for example conferences and seminars; host a tutor experience symposium annually

 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:

 Relevant Honours degree or post-graduate qualification (NQF level 8) (preferably but not

necessarily) in education AND a Master’s degree in relevant field OR progress with a master’s

degree in relevant field

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

higher education context

 Experience working in tutor programmes is recommended

 An understanding of learning, teaching and assessment practices

 Familiarity with local and international research literature relating to tutor programmes

Skills and Competencies:

 Ability to establish professional working relationships with students and staff

 Ability to work with students and faculty members both individually and in groups

 Ability to work with 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 tutors and to facilitate learning

 Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

 

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