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Vacancy: Senior Lecturer BCT in Computer Technology

March 10, 2017 12:57 pm

AFDA Cape Town

Applications are invited for the position of Senior Lecturer for a BCT (Batchelor in Computer Technology) programme in computer technology for media, with computer programming in special applications for sports, TV, film and other entertainment products and platforms..


  • Masters degree (or currently completing a Masters) in Computer Programming, Specific Applications web and mobile technology development.
  • Strong leadership ability.
  • Passion for the education, technology and entrepreneurship, and for the arts, particularly in Film, Television and Live Performance.
  • Goal-driven and motivated.
  • Proactive management style; ability to motivate students successfully & effectively.
  • Committed to excellence in education.
  • Experience in academic management and lecturing on degree level.
  • Industry experience.
  • A strong knowledge of the subject area combined with a broad subject background enabling contributions to teaching programmes

Key Duties:

  • Lecturing 1st, 2nd and 3rd year degree students in Computer Programming.
  • Assessment of written and practical work across the Undergraduate school
  • Conducting student consultations and reflective meetings
  • Preparing content and lesson plans for each term
  • Managing attendance registers and fulfilling other administrative duties, as required
  • Timetable planning and implementation
  • Attending Train the Trainer workshops and participating in ongoing research
  • Contributing to the overall effective management and running of the programme.
  • Liaising with the Marketing to assist with student recruitment, interviews, RPL assessment and Open Days.

Personal Attributes

  • Flexible
  • High work ethic
  • Love for academic contexts
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills between various levels and cultures
  • Working independently and as part of a team
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Administrative accuracy
  • Consistency
  • BBBEE applications welcome

To apply:
Please send the following to

  • CV (no certificates)
    • Email and telephone contact details
    • 3 contactable references

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Type:                           Fixed term contract
Remuneration:             Determined by qualifications and experience
Campus location:         Observatory Cape Town;
Start date:                   02 May 2017


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