Teaching Experience Coodinator

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3 months ago

Teaching Experience Coodinator

A leading educational institution is seeking a Teaching Experience Coordinator that will manage student placements for school-based work integrated learning (WIL) (Teaching Experience) across all qualifications within the School of Education on the identified campus/es.

Open position : Teaching Experience Coordinator

Location : Port Elizabeth 

Salary : Market related

Type : Permanent position

Job requirements :

  • Minimum of 3 year Diploma or Bachelor's Degree (Postgraduate qualification advantageous)

  • Experience in education is strongly recommended

  • Own car and valid driver's license essential


Duties :

·         Building partnerships with schools to source and secure school placements for students on the identified campus/es

·         Discussions with principals/mentor teachers, visits to schools, telephonic and email communication

·         Establish and maintain a rolling database of schools

·         Report in to the campus/es School of Education (SoE) Programme Managers (PM) or Vice Principal Academics (VPA)

·         Placement of students in schools

·         Consult placement forms from registered students at start of year and allocate students to schools

·         Communicate onto students their final school placement

·         Track student school placements over the required years of the programme to ensure diversity in school experience

·         All written communique with schools done in consultation with the Campus SoE PM / VPA and Head of School Education

·         Letters to schools

·         Collate the Information for the Mentor Teacher Information pack

·         Teaching Experience Supervisors

·         Source supervisors as per the Teaching Experience Supervisors Scope

·         Establish a database of supervisors for campus consideration

·         Schools Support

·         Ensure a professional and harmonious relationship with partner schools

·         Support the campus/es in the organisation of the “Thank You” event

·         May be required to assist the campus in other areas as identified by the Campus Principal / VPA / SoE PM


Skills :

·         Interpersonal and communications skills

·         Problem solving skills

·         Best suited to a friendly, organised person who works accurately and is able to handle pressure

·         Heightened time management and organisational skills

·         Microsoft Excel

·         Microsoft Word