Training provider is looking for an academic coordinator to be based in Durban North ( Springfield Park) but responsible for activities nationally.
Reporting to the National Training Manager. The applicant will be required to manage a team to develop, implement, coordinate and oversee all academic activities and training projects including learnerships, qualifications, skills programmes and courses.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Managing and coordinating all academic and vocational learning interventions and programme delivery at FET level 2.
Managing and coordinating a team of full time and contracted facilitators, assessors and moderators 3. Managing and coordinating curriculum and academic development initiatives - including client involvement.
4. Assisting with facilitating, monitoring and evaluating of academic projects i.e. training and resource building 5. Assisting with monitoring student experience and ensuring follow up on recommendations 6.
Administrative, report writing - advanced skills in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, editing and proofing required. 7. Ensure that all the necessary systems, policies and procedures are in place and maintained to ensure that learning programs are conceptualized, developed and introduced in the further education brand.
8. Liaison and interaction with various SETAs and the QCTO with regards to the implementation , rollout and finalization of SETA and QCTO based learning programmes 9.
Maintain all the academic processes, procedures and systems specified to ensure legislative, SETA and other accreditation is maintained.
10. Interact with SETAs,the QCTO and other role players to expand accreditation and learning programme approvals 11. Oversee departmental budget.
12.Manage all assessment and moderation processes and facilities 13 Oversee and ensure successfully formative and summative examinations and assessments in the various programs offered 14.
Facilitate staff development and training and provide academic leadership to the academic team 15. Promote and facilitate research and development 16.
DHET, SETA and QCTO Relationship Management Job Requirements : 1. Bachelors Degree or Preferable an Honours Degree in an Educational field 2.
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar senior / middle academic management in a tertiary environment is required 3. Computer literacy 4.
Experience in online learning is desirable ( Moodle abilities a plus) 5. Ability to travel nationally 6. Own dedicated transport 7.
Assessor and ideally also a moderator (to be achieved within 6 months of engagement) 8. Demonstrable Experience in facilitation and assessor duties.