Lecturer / Senior Lecturer
Job Title Lecturer / Senior Lecturer
Location Johannesburg, ZA
Organization Name Foundation Studies – Wits School of Education
The Wits School of Education seeks to appoint a suitable candidate at Lecturer /Senior Lecturer level in Foundation Studies to contribute to the School’s initial teacher education and postgraduate programmes, research and community engagement activities.
Qualifications and Experience:
The successful candidate must meet the following criteria to be appointed:
PhD with a focus in either Childhood Studies or Foundation Phase. Expertise in the delivery of a Foundation Phase Life Skills programme will be an advantage;
Ability to contribute to curriculum innovation and design and in the implementation of new courses.
Knowledge, skills, and expertise to teach in different delivery modes to ensure quality teaching, learning practices, and experiences.
Experience in teaching in Foundation Phase and or Early Childhood school contexts will be an advantage;
Experience in teaching in Higher Education;
Supervision of undergraduate students on Teaching Experience.
Evidence of research ability or potential (a publication record would be an advantage);
PhD with a focus in either Early Childhood Development or Foundation Phase. Expertise in the delivery of a Foundation Phase Life Skills programme will be an advantage;
Experience in teaching in Foundation Phase or Early Childhood contexts at school level or higher education level would be an advantage;
Ability to take a leading role in curriculum innovation and design and implementation of courses in Foundation Studies and/or Childhood Studies;
A track record of competent teaching in the disciplinary area, preferably Childhood Studies or Life Skills Knowledge, skills, and expertise to teach in different delivery modes to ensure quality teaching, learning practices, and experiences.
Supervision of undergraduate students on Teaching Experience;
An independent research profile and proven publication record;
Capacity to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students at tertiary level;
Preferably a sustained record of research supervision (in Foundation Studies would be an advantage); ;
Evidence of ability to contribute to the work of the School and the Foundation Studies
Foundation Studies: Dr Colwyn Martin, 011 717 3289 or email@example.com
Remuneration: Dependent on qualifications and relevant experience.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, submit a letter of motivation – clearly indicating which position you are applying for, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses).
Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”
External applicants are invited to apply, by registering a profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.
*The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the under-represented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. Designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, as amended, means black people, women and people with disabilities.
WITS Employment Equity Policy: https://www.wits.ac.za/media/wits-university/footer/about-wits/transformation-office/documents/Policy%20-%20Employment%20Equity.pdf
Closing Date: 5th December 2022
Please note that only applications via the website will be considered for shortlisting.
The University reserves the right to verify all information provided by candidates and to verify credit standing. Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.