We’re hiring again! Do you have what it takes to join us?
As a Lecturer at Instill, you will be working under our Academic Dean in Jhb to design & deliver content on the Foundation Phase teacher training programme.
The Lecturer’s role is anchored in sound theoretical & practical knowledge of preparing teacher trainees to lead their own classrooms
Instill’s mission is to transform teaching, learning and leadership in every classroom on the African continent. We believe that the greatest levers for change in the education system are teachers and school leaders. We have recently been accredited as a higher education institution in South Africa, and seek to build a team that will change the face of teacher education across the continent. We’re looking for a Lecturer to join our small and growing team to ensure the success of our first cohorts of student-teachers.
What makes you a great candidate?
You are ambitious, hungry to learn and have a deep passion for education. You want to work in a fast-paced business environment and grow with a young organisation that seeks to change the face of education across the African continent. You want to learn how a start-up works by getting your hands dirty, and getting involved in every aspect of the business. You are excited by the challenge of immersing yourself in new contexts and tackling complex problems. You are not afraid of failure and are driven to improve through robust, data-driven decision making and feedback. When evaluating your candidacy, we will look for the following:
Demonstrated commitment to anti-racism, equity, and inclusion
You have the ambition to grow with the business and move into leadership positions
You are an exceptional critical thinker with strong interpersonal communication skills
You have a demonstrated passion for educational development, closing educational equity gaps, and are strongly aligned with our vision, mission and values
What does the role entail?
As a Lecturer, you will be working under Instill’s Academic Dean in Johannesburg to design and deliver content on the Foundation Phase teacher training programme. The Lecturer’s role is anchored in sound theoretical and practical knowledge of preparing teacher trainees to lead their own classrooms. Specifically, you will:
Design content for asynchronous online learning
Design and revise contextually relevant and engaging teaching and learning materials based on research-based best practices to improve student outcomes
Facilitate, orchestrate and supervise classes, student practice, and small-group work
Grade assessments, synthesise performance data, track cohort progress, and identify gaps in student understanding
Observe and coach teacher candidates during their practical experience and provide them with specific, actionable feedback around best teaching practice
Provide teacher candidates with additional classroom support and observations as needed
Serve as an advisor to and advocate for teacher trainees
Create and maintain a positive work environment and sense of community for all teacher candidates
Perform other related duties as required and assigned
Support in the development and maintenance of a strong, inviting and engaging working culture at Instill Education
A Masters in Education qualification (PhD will be an added advantage) with a phase related specialisation (e.g. Masters in Mathematics Education in Intermediate Phase).
Experience in a Junior Faculty/ Lecturer role
You have the ability to co-facilitate teacher-trainee sessions and coach teacher trainees
You are highly adaptable, with strong critical thinking, planning and execution skills
You are an outstanding written and oral communicator
Commitment to excellence in the provision of service to students
Anticipated start: 1 January 2023
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
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