Sunday , February 25 2024

TUT Vacancies 2023 – Curriculum Development Practitioner

Website Tshwane University of Technology

Job Description:

The Directorate of Curriculum Development and Support (CDS) within the Higher Education Development and Support (HEDS) division has a 3 years fixed term curriculum development practitioner (CDP) position at PL8, to function at any of the TUT learning sites.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, design, develop, review, organize and facilitate short learning programmes on curriculum development, teaching practices, assessment, development of study guides, academic leadership, student success rates, recognition of prior learning or any closely related field.
  • Provide leadership and specialist educational support in all other matters relating to the PQM of the institution and the curricula of programmes offered by or planned by the various faculties, with special focus on the development of programmes for fully online offering.
  • Coordinate, design, develop, facilitate and review the professional development initiatives offered to academic staff of the university.
  • Perform administrative duties related to the core functions of curriculum development, staff development and research.
  • Lead and participate in research on higher education development and support, curriculum development, academic staff development, assessment strategies and reviews, teaching reviews, student success rates, recognition of prior learning or any closely related field as well as lead and support research informed teaching and learning activities.
  • Provide leadership and specialist educational support to faculties with regards to planning, designing, implementing, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating curricula for new and existing qualifications and learning programmes on the Programme Qualification Mix (PQM), including foundation programmes and short learning programmes.
  • Contribute to the design, development, review and implementation of policies, strategies, plans and procedures relating to curriculum development.

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding and experience of curriculum development and support in the context of the Higher Education Qualifications Sub-Framework (HEQSF) and other relevant national policies and legislation.
  • Understanding and experience of research in higher education, with particular focus on curriculum development, assessment reviews and the examination of teaching and learning practices will be an added advantage.
  • Three years experience in curriculum development, professional development of academic staff, as well as teaching, preferably in higher education
  • A relevant Masters degree qualification in Education, Curriculum Studies, Higher Education Studies or a closely related field.

Job Details:

Company: Tshwane University of Technology

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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