Professor and Head of School Faculty of Education EKE339 / 2504BloemfonteinR900 000 - R1029 000 per annum CTC plus R81500 annual allowance5-
year contract renewableResponsible for continuous planning and execution of teaching and research strategies, general organising and coordinating of administrative duties, mentoring, and motivating staff, managing finances annual budgeting, allocation of funds of the School.
Requirements : PhD in Comparative Education and Education Policy / Educational Psychology / Curriculum Studies, Education Management or Philosophy of Education Studies.
Proven experience in research management and capacity building.Experience as external examiner for postgraduate students.
Proven experience in the presentation of research papers at national and international conferences, where there is evidence of peer review of papers.
Act as an editorial member and / or reviewer of high quality national scholarly journals.Proven international recognition for specialist expertise and research leadership in a specific scientific area of scholarship regularly serves as a reviewer for international / ISl / IBSS journals.
A NRF rating of C1 or C2 or equivalent statusDemonstrated successful supervision of graduated master's and preferably doctoral students.
Proven experience in delivering keynote addresses at national scholarly conferences.Serve as a member of a national scholarly society, OR a national committee or agency concerned with research at higher education levels, OR evidence of service as an active member of an international equivalent.
Knowledge and skills to teach and facilitate in official language of the university.Knowledge and use of inclusive participatory pedagogies.
Experience in academic and / or research leadership.Good interpersonal and communication skills.Five 5 years' teaching experience or any considerable demonstrable involvement in education at tertiary level.
Five 5 years' leadership and / or management experience at tertiary level. Knowledge of assessment and alternative assessment practices and willingness to attend training sessions in this regard.
Experience in community engagement.Experience and evidence of successful or completed postgraduate supervision.Provide academic leadership by creating and executing strategies to establish the school as a leader in the discipline vis-
Influencing the school's overall climate and culture;Energising everybody in the school and beyond; andShaping the future of the school.
Contribute positively to the overall leadership in the faculty.Frequent and continuous planning and execution of plans, general organising and coordinating of staff, students and activities, mentoring and motivating staff, structuring, and exercising overall control.
Create an atmosphere of consensus among staff.Effective internal and external communication.The Head of School is pivotal in linking the school -
s staff and students with the University's management and administration through communication, negotiation and consultation.
Active participation and involvement in faculty management structures, attending meetings, leading project teams, representing the school and faculty, and fulfilling the roles of liaison officer and marketer, when necessary.
Active participation and involvement in applicable management structures, Senate.Initiate, formulate and implement a visionary academic strategy for the school that is aligned with and supportive of the guiding strategic documents of the university and faculty.
Proper and quality-driven academic advice and support to all under- and postgraduate students in the school; andThe revisiting and development of fresh learning programmes that will help to position the school as a leader in the fraternity.
Create and maintain an -Visionary research strategy for the school; andEnvironment that encourages research, leading to strong and active research habits and a culture of inquiry.
andEthical requirements are met.Guiding and supporting senior academics towards acquiring NRF ratings. Active engagement with the faculty research committee and the Directorate of Research Development in order to ensure sustainable financial support for school's research initiatives.
Creating and maintaining a scholarship-friendly environment in the school; andPlanning and overseeing effective and relevant staff development.
and financial control.Adhere to financial policies and procedures.Encourage and actively support academic staff members to apply for external research and other grants..