Head Of Faculty

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Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 11, 2021
Category Teaching Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Head of Faculty is responsible for full programme management for the portfolio of programmes in the faculty. This means accountability for programme development and curriculum reviews, assessment alignment and development, module material updates and prescribed textbook lists. The HoF is expected to ensure academic integrity and regulatory compliance of programmes and assessments offered by the respective sites of ICG; and assure that all programmes, programme factsheets and programme curriculum structures and assessments are aligned in accordance with regulatory requirements as well as ensure accreditation compliance.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The Head of Faculty is responsible for full programme management for the portfolio of programmes in the faculty. This means accountability for programme development and curriculum reviews, assessment alignment and development, module material updates and prescribed textbook lists. The HoF is expected to ensure academic integrity and regulatory compliance of programmes and assessments offered by the respective sites of ICG; and assure that all programmes, programme factsheets and programme curriculum structures and assessments are aligned in accordance with regulatory requirements.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

1.Programme Management, Development and Review
2.Work integrated learning/workplace (WIL based learning
3.Policies /Procedures and Accreditation
4.Teaching and learning
5.Academic staff capacity
6.Institutional planning, resource allocation and governance
7.Stakeholder surveys on the quality of provision
8.Benchmarking of standards

Should you not receive any feedback in 6 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

NB: Educor will give preference to South African citizens and those that advance its employment equity goals, suitably qualified in line with the inherent requirements of the job advertised.

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:

1.Minimum of an Honours or Masters Degree in the cognate Faculty field
2.3-5 Years’ Experience in education of which 3 years must be in a programme management role
3.A minimum of 5 years work experience in a TVET environment
4.Preference goes to those with experience in distance learning
5.High level of competency in MS Offices, particularly Word, Excel
6.Advantageous: Familiar with formal assessment & moderation practices, design & development, & programme structuring

COMPETENCIES OF THE JOB:

1.Planning and organizing competencies
2.Excellent Interpersonal and Managerial Skills
3.Good team player
4.Good attention to detail.
5.Good communication skills especially verbal and written English.
6.Able to work independently
7.Ability to function in a highly pressurized environment
8.Excellent time management

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