Company Online Course Lecturer (Brand Strategy for Creatives (CVO) ) - Uni4Institute Cape Town
Reference # Uni2018022
Location South Africa
Introduction Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa., managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face to face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA, Central Technical College and recently the Dermatech Training Institute. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum. New additions to the Educor house of brands are our innovative and inspiring online brands, Damelin Online and CityVarsity Online. These brands remain the cornerstone of the Educor stable.
Job Functions Academic,Administration,Lecturer
To undertake lecturing duties and the associated functions of preparation, assessment, moderation and curriculum development.
Main purpose of the Job
To lecture subject matter and conduct sessions with students on an online platform
To do high quality research into course you are responsible for and use this as a form to engage with students in discussion forums.
Ensure that all students are actively participating and engaging in the course, in discussion forums, chats and submitting all work in
accordance with the course layout and plan.
Keep track of student progress and ensure student retention by identifying students at risk, completed students and the number of active
students on the course.
Academic content review
Contribute to the preparation of course materials when/ if necessary
Assisting in researching and developing new topics, courses and teaching materials, including online resources
Carry out administrative tasks related to courses and attend meetings as required by the department's management team
Maintain a practical understanding of service standards and quality improvement initiatives relevant to the department and work to these
standards, engaging in personal and professional development as appropriate
Involvement in examination certification and promotion of learners and ensure that through-put rate is maintained and managed effectively
Conduct contact session with students, (distance) via webinars/online classrooms.
Key Performance Areas
Academic online lecturing and facilitation
Academic leadership and research
Student records and academic monitoring
General academic administration
Student support and contact session
Requirements of the job
A strong knowledge of the subject matter combined with a broad subject background enabling contributions to the teaching programmes
One qualification level higher than the subject matter being taught
Management and Teaching in tertiary environment
3 years industry and /or 3 years lecturing experience
Possess specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop teaching and /or research programmes and the provision of learning support
Computer literacy is essential especially in MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel
Competencies of the job
Planning and organizing competencies
Interacting with Students and Communities
Excellent Interpersonal and Managerial Skills
Good team player who is flexible / adaptable
Extensive Product knowledge
Strong communication skills especially verbal and written English
Strong attention to detail
Excellent organisational and administrative skills
Ability to assist remotely
May be required to work overtime
Shift work/rotation rosters
May be required to travel
Job Closing Date 30/11/2018
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