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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

Johannesburg,ZA
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Job Titlet Recruitment RoomLecturer / Senior Lecturer
Locationt Recruitment RoomJohannesburg,ZA
Organization Namet Recruitment RoomFoundation Studies: Mathematics, Childhood Studies and Life Skills – Wits School of Education
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The Wits School of Education invites applications for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Foundation Phase Mathematics, Childhood Studies, and Life Skills. We seek a highly qualified individual with excellent academic credentials in teaching and research. The ideal candidate should possess attributes of adaptability and versatility to contribute to the School’s initial teacher education and postgraduate programmes, research initiatives, and community engagement activities.
The successful candidate must meet the following criteria to be appointed: 
Lecturer Level
Academic Qualifications
• PhD with a focus on either Foundation Phase Mathematics, Early Childhood Education, or a closely related field.
 
Subject Matter Expertise
• Specialised expertise in the delivery of Foundation Phase Mathematics, Childhood Studies, and Foundation Phase Life Skills courses.
• Ability to integrate and synthesise content knowledge across Foundation Phase Mathematics, Childhood Studies, and Foundation Phase Life Skills courses.
Curriculum Development and Implementation
• Demonstrated ability to contribute to curriculum innovation, design, and implementation of Foundation Phase Mathematics, Childhood Studies, and Foundation Phase Life Skills courses.
Teaching Capabilities
• Experience in employing various delivery modes to ensure high-quality teaching, learning practices and student experiences. 
• Proficiency in digital literacy and seamless integration of technology in teaching and research activities. 
Relevant Experience
• 5 years teaching experience in Foundation Phase and/or Early Childhood learning contexts.  
• Experience in teaching in Higher Education (advantageous).
• Supervision of undergraduate students on Teaching Experience/Work Integrated Learning.
• Demonstrated research capability or potential, evidenced by publications in Mathematics or Early Childhood Education.
• Capacity to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students at tertiary level.
• The ability to work in a team.
Senior Lecturer
Academic Qualifications
• PhD with a focus on either Foundation Phase Mathematics, Early Childhood Education, or a closely related field. 
Subject Matter Expertise 
• Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of theoretical foundations in Mathematics, Childhood Studies, and Foundation Phase Life Skills
• Knowledge of recent trends and developments in initial teacher education.

Curriculum Development 
• Demonstrate ability to lead curriculum innovation, design, and implementation of courses in Foundation Phase Mathematics, Childhood Studies, and Foundation Phase Life Skills.
Teaching Capabilities
• Experience in employing various delivery modes to ensure high-quality teaching, learning practices and student experiences. 
• Proficiency in digital literacy and seamless integration of technology in teaching and research activities.
 
Relevant Experience
• 5 years teaching experience in Foundation Phase and/or Early Childhood learning contexts.  
• 3 years’ experience in teaching in Higher Education learning contexts.
• Supervision of undergraduate student placements on Teaching Experience/Work Integrated Learning.
• An established independent research profile and publication record in Foundation Phase Mathematics and/or Early Childhood Education.  
• A sustained record of supervision in Foundation Phase Mathematics, or Early Childhood Education.
• Proven ability to collaborate effectively within a team. 
Enquiries: Foundation Studies: Dr Colwyn Martin, 011 717 3289 or colwyn.martin@wits.ac.za
Remuneration: Dependent on qualifications and relevant experience.
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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. 

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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: 7th June 2024
NB: Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
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.
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