Junior Lecturer in Curriculum Studies and Mathematics or Science Education

South Africa
Feb 05, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Education

School of Education Studies

Junior Lecturer

Job ID: 2195 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) modules in Curriculum Studies and Mathematics or Science Education.
  • Co-ordinate and provide academic advise to prospective Honour’s and Postgraduate Diploma students.
  • Contribute to curriculum development in the Honour’s programme.
  • Contribute to academic coordination and perforim administrative tasks related to Honour’s and Postgraduate Diploma programmes.
  • Participate in professonal development training of in-sevice teachers in Mathematics and/or Science.
  • Ensure active involvement in research activities. 

    Inherent requirements:

  • An Honour’s degree in the field of curriculum studies with an undergradaurte degree in Mathematics Education.
  • A good academic record.

    Required competencies:

  • Teaching experience in mathematics and/or mathematics education.
  • Knowledge of- and the ability to use Learning Management Systems (LMS) for teaching and assessment.
  • Excellent student advisory skills.
  • Experience with provincial and/or national initiatives on service teacher development in Mathematics or Science.
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Good computer literacy skills.


  • Master’s degree or willingness to enrol for a Master’s degree in an appropriate educational field of study at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment.
  • Six (6) to twelve (12) month’s experience in a higher education context.
  • One (1) year experience of working with students in terms of interpersonal relations and/or academic advisory services. 

    Assumption of duties:

    As soon as possible.


    Closing date: 

    16 February 2018. 



    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9161/ 3039/ 3221. 


    Fringe benefits:

    (Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.



    The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/division. 


    Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.  Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.