UNISA: Curriculum and Learning Developer – 5 Positions [Permanent Staff Only]

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16 Jul, 2014

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Education News

The purpose of the job is:
To work with Curriculum and Development Learning Specialist and other role players to advise and assist academics with:

· the development of curricula that are in line with Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) of the College and adhere to the requirements of the Council of Higher Education (CHE) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and the Department of Higher Education (DHET)
· the development of study material that are in line with the Open Distance Learning principles.
· their teaching and assessment of students in order to improve throughput in the Colleges.



Minimum qualification: an appropriate NQF Level 8 (Honours degree) preferably in Education, Science Education, Educational Planning, Curriculum Planning, Educational Technology or Instructional design
3 years’ experience in Higher Education institution and in academic or curriculum design section


Knowledge in:
§ Open Distance Learning (ODL)-theories and research
§ ODL delivery system design
§ South African Higher Education and Training legislation and policies
§ South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
§ Global trends in adult learning principles and methodologies
§ Curriculum development and design
§ Materials design and development
§ Instructional design /learning development/development of learning experiences and environment
§ New educational and communication technologies
§ CHE/HEQC quality management system
§ Application of technology to teaching and learning
§ Various delivery method and blended learning solutions
§ Quality assurance in Higher Education


§ Assists academics of the Colleges to ensure compliance to the curricula comply the Curriculum Policy and in line with Programme Qualification Mix (PQM)
§ Assists academics with the development of curricula and study material to ensure the guidelines provided by FTA, Higher Education Qualification Framework (HEQF) and South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
§ Assists academics with the process of accreditation and registration of the qualifications
§ Collaborates with academics to ensure the application of appropriate pedagogies and technologies to achieve the aims of Open Distance Learning (ODL)
§ Assists academics with the implementation of quality assurance procedures and monitoring systems to deliver quality tuition
§ Be knowledgeable in the latest theories and research findings in ODL and relevant policies for teaching, learning and research.
Assumption of duty: As soon as possible
Salary: Remuneration is commensurate with the seniority of the position
Closing date: 25 July 2014

Enquiries: (012) 429-8229 Ms Matlhodi Seripe Staffing & Client Services
(012) 429-6789 Dr Azwy Tshivhase DCLD Directorate)

· The completed prescribed application must be accompanied by COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM VITAE and ORIGINAL certified copies (within the previous six months) of;
§ All educational qualifications
§ Academic transcripts/records
§ Identity document; and
§ Proof of SAQA verification of foreign qualifications

· The detailed advertisement together with the prescribed application form can be found on the Unisa website (www.unisa.a.za). Completed applications can be posted to HR Staffing, PO Box 392, Unisa, 0003. Hand delivered applications can be deposited into the Application boxes situated at the Theo Van Wyk Building, Main Entrance or at the OR Tambo Building, 3rd Floor.
· UNISA reserves the right to authenticate all qualifications without any further consent from the applicant
· The contact details of three contactable references must be provided, one of which must be from your present employer. Should you currently not be employed, a contactable referee from your previous employer must be provided
· UNISA is not obliged to fill an advertised position
· Late, incomplete and incorrect applications will not be considered
· Appointments will be made in accordance with Unisa’s Employment Equity Plan and other applicable legislation

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