Lecturer in Foundation Phase
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
South Africa

Lecturer: Foundation Phase: Grade R to 3 Numeracy and Professional Practice, Dept. of Foundation Phase

Faculty
Education

Department
Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> Education -> Foundation Phase

Campus/ Location
Mowbray Campus - Mowbray, Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)

Job Type
Permanent

Occupational Function
Academic

Number of Positions
1

Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only)
To be confirmed

Advert Closing Date
15/1/2021

Job Purpose

Lecturing in the Foundation Phase Department: Grade R to 3 Numeracy and Professional Practice

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A relevant Masters’ degree relevant to Foundation Phase Numeracy
  • A relevant teaching qualification
  • At least five (5) years’ relevant teaching experience in a Foundation Phase classroom or two (2) years’ experience teaching Foundation Phase Numeracy at tertiary level
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience in the preparation and evaluation of meaningful teaching experiences for Foundation Phase students
  • Solid grounding in the subject (Numeracy) as well as the teaching methodologies

Recommendations:

  • A relevant Doctoral degree
  • Evidence of research outputs
  • Experience and knowledge of support and differentiated teaching for learners experiencing barriers to learning related to Numeracy
  • Knowledge and understanding of CAPS in the Foundation Phase
  • Knowledge and understanding of the importance and challenges of Foundation Phase teaching in the 21st century
  • Experience in the planning, designing and editing of teaching and learning materials (including electronic)
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities
  • Teaching Foundation Phase Numeracy and Professional Practice
  • Administrating, supervising and evaluating teaching experiences of Foundation Phase students
  • Numeracy learning support for and in multilingual classrooms
  • Academic development and administration
  • Curriculum development and other learning material
  • Conducting research in Numeracy Learning and Teaching
  • Community engagement
  • Quality assurance and Assessment
  • Networking with schools and other partners
  • Personal and professional development
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Other functions as may be assigned by the Head of Department
Competencies
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Excellent communication in English
  • Sound administrative and technical skills
  • Mentoring and support for students
  • Academic management skills
  • Research skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Adaptability
  • Learner focus
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Knowledge of education policies nationally (including CAPS) for Foundation Phases as well as internationally
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Computer skills
General Information

Closing Date: 15 January 2021

For enquires and assistance with your online application, please contact Mr Odwa Siza, (Human Capital Department)  on (021) 959 6738 or 0812484251.

Please ensure that your on-line CV highlights your major subjects at under- and post graduate level and includes the following information:

  1. All your completed qualifications 
  2. Specialization area for all your qualifications as well as your abstract for your Master's and/or Doctoral-degree
  3. Details of your teaching qualification
  4. Subjects you have taught and at which level

NB: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SYSTEM DOES NOT ALLOW APPLICANTS TO UPLOAD CVs. IT IS THUS IMPORTANT THAT APPLICANTS COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS COMPREHENSIVELY AS FAILURE TO DO SO MIGHT DISADVANTAGE YOU. PLEASE UPDATE YOUR APPLICATION ON THE SYSTEM WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION AS THIS WILL BE THE ONLY CRITERIA USED FOR EVALUATION OF YOUR APPLICATION BY OUR PANEL.

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.
 


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