Report 191 Farming Management Lecturer

REF NO: 2018/043
SALARY : R198 774 per annum plus benefits as applicable in the Public Service
CENTRE : Eshowe Campus
CLOSING DATE : 30 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Recognised three-year Diploma/Degree in Agriculture (REQV 13).
Very good knowledge of subject area and work-related applications.
Good record keeping and administrative skills.
Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite.
Ongoing interest and upskilling in new developments and innovations.
Advantageous: Assessor/Moderator accredited.
3 years teaching/training/industry-
DUTIES :
Teaching and Learning Delivery: Teach students in classrooms or workshops providing theory and practical training through lectures, discussions, practical demonstrations and supervision.
Prepare lessons (lesson plans) and produce materials such as typed notes, diagrams, patterns and any consumables for use in teaching.
Maintain student attendance registers and produce student progress reports.
Monitor the provision of resources to libraries and/or access to IT facilities appropriate to the subject requirements and advise on these requirements.
Monitor and report on student engagement and responsiveness to teaching activities.
Student Assessment and Evaluation: Assess students by setting and marking exams and assignments, and evaluating completed projects.
Ensure that work is set and assessed consistently, in line with OBE principles and College Assessment policy and complete all related administrative records or reports.
Participate in subject related assessment and moderation committees.
Maintain all assessment records of student progress and performance.
Teaching Administration: Maintain registers of all textbook/tool allocations and check returned textbooks/tools (ensuring charges for loss or damage).
Submit annual and term estimates of material needs (including consumables).
Report or facilitate the maintenance of equipment and/or workshops.
Comply with all registration, assessment and other data entry requirements.
Participate in regular study unit meetings, informing colleagues of all matters pertaining to student performance.
Subject Development and Marketing of Programmes: Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends in subject area.
Participate in INSET courses and contribute subject specific teaching enhancements.
Maintain and/or revise instructional material based on current events.
Provide guidance and work related insights to students, parents and the general community.
Student Guidance and Support: Provide advice on subject related career options and typical working scenarios.
Support students on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties and liaise with other professionals within the Student Support function as needed.
Manage student behaviour in the classroom or other campus premises, applying appropriate measures in cases of misbehaviour or learning disruption.

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