VUT Apply – Teaching and Learning Facilitator

Website Vaal University of Technology - VUT

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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

Job Requirements:

  • 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
  • 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)

Job Details:

Company: Vaal University of Technology – VUT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vanderbijlpark

Application Deadline: N/A

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