Wednesday, October 31, 2018

University of South Africa (UNISA) Online Application, E-Tutors Online Jobs


UNISA is the only publicly funded institution in South Africa dedicated to distance education. In keeping
with its mandate as a comprehensive, open and distance learning tertiary institution offering a variety
of  academic  and  career -focused  programmes,  theUniversity  is  inviting  applications  for services  as Online Tutors (E-tutors) on an independent contract basis.

E-Tutors will have the following online duties:
•Facilitate delivery of tutorials.
•Manage students’ learning experiences.
•Facilitate students’ interactions with their peers.
•Provide students with academic and technical support.

To be considered as an E-tutor, you must meet the following requirements:
•Not be a Unisa Fixed Term or Permanent staff member.
•Ongoing access to Internet connection at your own cost.
•Minimum of an Honours Bachelor’s degree  with a major in African Philosophy.
•Own  copies  of  software  packages  that  may  be  required  for  teaching  e.g.  Internet  browsers, word processing etc.
•Advanced  computer  and  Internet  skills  i.e.  no  training  will  be  provided  in  using  software packages, Internet sites or email
•Advanced communication skills and proficiency in English (student communication will mostly
be text based via myUnisa and discussion forums).
•Commitment to meeting deadlines and a passion for student-centered learning
•Friendly, patient and sensitive to a diversity of students 

As an Independent Contractor you will:
•Not be regarded as an employee of Unisa
•Not be entitled to any benefits such as medical aid, office space, equipment, leave (including  sick leave), etc. in terms of UNISA’s conditions of service.
•Provide your own infrastructure i.e. your own computer, your own Internet access and any other officerelated equipment.
•Not be based at a Unisa campus or any location linked to the University.
•Work on your own time in completing teaching tasks online (e.g. interacting with students on
discussion  forums,  sending  emails,  etc  for  a minimum of  6  hours  a  week  not  exceeding  a maximum  of  24  hours  a  month  (spread  over  a  few  days  per  week)  to  a  total  of  75hrs  per semester. 
E-tutoring positions are available in the College of Human Sciences, School of Humanities in the following Department:

Introduction to African Philosophy
To apply, you need to do the following: 
1)complete the attached form
2)attach scanned certified copies of the following documents:
certified copy (within the previous six months) of highest educational qualification.
certified copy (within the previous six months) of academic transcript.
certified copy (within the previous six months) of your identity document/passport.
certified copy (within the previous six months) of your valid permit (foreign applicants).
certified copy (within the previous six months) of SAQA verification of foreign qualifications
(if  applicable) and;
comprehensive curriculum vitae.
3)Applications to be e-mail to
Gross Remuneration:  R6725.50 per month

Assumption of duty:
Online training will start as soon as contracts have been finalised.  Contracts will only be activated after the successful completion of training and allocation of students to the e-tutor.
Allocation of students to e-tutors only occurs during the tuition period of fifteen (15) weeks per semester for all semester modules and thirty (30) weeks for year modules.

Closing Date: 16 November 2018

General Enquiries:
Ms. RK Mashishi: Tel: (012) 429 4129
Mr. D Mulaudzi: Tel: (012) 429 2741

UNISA reserves the right to authenticate all qualifications without any further consent from the applicant.
Late, incomplete and incorrect applications will not be considered.
UNISA reserves the right not to make an appointment and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates  only.  If  you  have  not  been  contacted  within  4  months  after  the  closing  date of  this advertisement, please accept that your application was not successful

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