Duties and responsibilities :
Facilitate an academic literacy course in English for 4 hours per week (1 group).
Responsible for classroom assessment of subject content (in close collaboration with the module coordinator) and marking.
Assist students with online components of the literacy course.
Keep student records in terms of marks and attendance and other administrative tasks in relation to facilitating.
Keep a time schedule and meet deadlines.
Ensure proper written and oral communication with students.
Maintain sensitivity towards students who experience problems.
Attend compulsory training sessions.
Inherent requirements : B-degree.
English at third-year level for English classes OR appropriate qualification, e.g. TEFL / CELTA / TESOL.
Good academic record (please attach).
Required competencies :
Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment.
Above average written and oral communication proficiency in the official administrative language of the institution.
Intermediate computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to work accurately.
Good administrative and organisational skills.
TEFL qualification or appropriate post-graduate qualification.
Teaching experience on an English literacy programme.
Teaching qualification and teaching experience.
Assumption of duties : 01 February 2019
Closing date : 24 September 2018
The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3687 / 9161 / 9339.
Fringe benefits :
Subject to specific conditions) : pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.
The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act.
Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department / division.
Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following :
a detailed curriculum vitae (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
certified copies (not older than 3 months) of all academic records;
certified copies (not older than 3 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
a certified copy (not older than 3 months) of your identity document (ID).
The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position.