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Pearson Jobs In Johannesburg, Programme Convenor Humanities

 Programme Convenor Humanities in Johannesburg, South Africa

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Due to the nature and size of the organisation it is not possible to provide a

comprehensive list of all the responsibilities in this role. Responsibilities may change in consultation with the Head of Programme.

Academic guidance

    Provide academic leadership to lecturing staff and ensure the quality and success of modules provided to all relevant stakeholders.

    Manage, monitor, develop and evaluate the programmes and modules within the Faculty (or across Faculties, depending on campus size and context)

    Active participation in teaching and supervision (maximum of 14 - 16 lecture periods a week).

    Liaison with academic colleagues and relevant expertise in the field and industry to ensure ongoing quality service delivery of the modules.

    Coordinate Communities of Practice (CoP) for the respective subject areas on Campus.

    Adherence to academic policies, processes and procedures.

    Support research activities as per faculty requirements.

    Support structures such as Research Committee and Academic Committee.

    Conduct lecturer evaluations and design developmental interventions to ensure academic quality.

Academic monitoring

    Academic monitoring of the modules, including but not limited to attendance, lecturer evaluations and module evaluations.

    Control and quality assurance of all academic activities relating to the modules including curriculum development, teaching, assessment and research.

    Participation, where appropriate, in student registration and administration process including the approval of credits, including recognition of prior learning, condonations and exemptions relating to the modules.

    Assistance with the maintenance of student records in co-operation with the Academic Admin Manager / Academic Admin Coordinator and academic administration staff where relevant.

    Participation, where relevant, in campus academic meetings.

    Participation, where relevant, in management meetings.

    Implement and Monitor academic support programs and interventions.

General management

    Ensure implementation of the student charter.

    Overall management of the qualifications, the resources and operations.

    Chair campus faculty meetings

    Coordinate open days and events in conjunction with Business Development

    Organise workshops and excursions to enhance student experience.

    Arrange Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and other experiential learning opportunities in line with employability framework.

    Coordination of human resources and professional development in the relevant programmes and modules in consultation with the Academic Manager / Academic Coordinator.

    Implementation of appropriate orientation procedures for staff.

    Maintaining policies and procedures.

    Assessment and motivation of lecturers.

    Staff and student communication.

    Ensure strict adherence to the code of conduct for staff.

    Ensure strict adherence to the conditions of enrollment for students.

Pearson is committed to the principles of employment equity and in accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and subsequent amendments thereto.

    Masters in humanities field (Law, Social sciences)

Primary Location: ZA-ZA-Johannesburg

Work Locations: ZA-Bedfordview-9 Concord 9 Johannesburg 2008

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Growth

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 12, 2018

Job Unposting: Aug 17, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1809898

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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