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Where we are - A presence in two provinces The NWU is a multi-campus university with a footprint across two provinces. The Mafikeng and Potchefstroom Campuses are situated in the North-West Province and the Vaal Triangle Campus is in Gauteng. The head office, known as the Institutional Office, is in Potchefstroom, situated near the Potchefstroom Campus. Who we are - A university that inspires innovation through diversity 'Innovation through diversity' is the NWU's pay-off line and it describes the University perfectly. The NWU came into being on 1 January 2004 through the merger of two universities with very different histories, personalities and cultures: the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of the North-West. The staff and students of the Sebokeng Campus of Vista University were also incorporated, adding further to the richness of our heritage. Today, five years after the merger, the NWU is recognised as one of the best-managed and most... innovative universities in South Africa. As conveyed in our pay-off line, Innovation through diversity, we continue to celebrate and encourage multiculturalism, multilingualism and multinationalism.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The candidate appointed to this position will be responsible for the teaching of modules in Academic Literacy at the undergraduate level.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching and Learning:

Take responsibility for a full teaching load for ALDE111 and 122 (and carry out related duties, i.e. Marking, guided development of assessments and learning materials).
Keep class discipline and adhere to all the requirements for the administration of ALDE111 and 122 as required by the NWU rules and policy.

Research:

Contribute towards the research output of the School of Languages.

Academic Leadership and Administration:

Fulfilling management tasks and duties in service of the university, as the arise.
Good organisational and administrative skills.

Community Engagement:

Involvement in community service projects.

Occupational Health and Safety:

Cooperate with management, OHS officials and colleagues to help everyone meet the legal requirements, whilst upholding and maintaining general occupational health and safety standards and practices.

Minimum requirements

A master's degree (NQF level 9) in English/ Linguistics/ Applied Linguistics/ related field.
A minimum of three (3) years' lecturing /tutoring/ teaching experience.
A minimum of one (1) year LMS experience.

KEY FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

Fundamental knowledge of key issues in Academic Literacy.
Excellent English language and communication skills.
Excellent level of computer literacy and LMS development.
Computer skills, including MS Office, internet and e-mail.
Knowledge of new and innovative teaching methods: E-learning, multimedia and classroom practice.

KEY BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

Good interpersonal skills.
Professional work ethic.
Student support experience (for example, SI facilitation, tutoring, peer mentoring).
Ability and willingness to work with a variety of colleagues and students.
Passionate about language teaching and learning.

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Cape Town South Africa

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