MANCOSA, a DHET registered and CHE accredited private higher education distance education provider, offering undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications, has the following vacancy available: SOE – Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Regional Officer.
Responsible for the effective regional management and support of students prior to, during and upon completion of their WIL experience
Ensure the provision of quality and effective Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities within the SOE
Review systems, policies and procedures for Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for continual development
Nurture and maintain relationships with all stakeholders including school partners, students, regulatory bodies, government, teacher unions, and other departments within the organisation to identify, develop and extend WIL opportunities
Plan and organise and oversee WIL school visits in terms of preparation and delivery
Assist with sourcing and interviewing of candidates for regional mentor assessors
Delivering and participating in training events, workshops, boot camps and presentations to staff, academics and students with a focus on developing a deeper understanding of WIL.
Coordinate the school-based WIL moderation procedure in the region and provide coherent data reports
Provide timeous inputs, statistical analysis and reports to the WIL Manager on all matters relating to WIL.
Developing and maintaining a ‘continuous improvement’ culture related to all aspects of WIL in accordance with the WIL Policy and SOPs.
Effectively collaborate with internal and external support departments to develop, implement and continually improve procedures, processes and guidelines that comply with requirements for students undertaking WIL
Build rapport with and develop relations with all stakeholders including school partners, internal and external mentor assessors and local and international networks
A Master’s degree in Education or show evidence of nearing Masters studies completion.
At least 5 years of experience in Teacher Education
A minimum of 10 years teaching experience in the schooling sector.
Leadership and Management
Initiate and be responsible for the planning and implementation of Work Integrated Learning in the region.
Develop, plan and roll out Teaching Practices modules in the region
Assume responsibility for the professional quality of the Teaching Practice component in the region
Manage WIL QA and risk management in the region.
Must possess strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task
Must possess excellent inter-personal skills
Must possess intermediate or advanced digital literacy skills
Must possess intermediate philosophy on 21st Century teaching and learning skills
Be enthusiastic and build a positive institutional culture
Must be flexible and resourceful
Work under pressure
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ensure that staff and students comply and abide by the values and mission statement espoused by the institution
Work collaboratively and build capacity
Provide pastoral care and support to students
Discretion and an understanding of confidentiality
Fulfil all reasonably expected administrative functions related to the post.
Experience in partnerships and collaboration with externals stakeholders
Distance learning experience in assessments (online)
Leadership and Management