Tutors – Contract Position (part-time)
Company Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd
Reference # Tut_190121
Contract Type Temporary
Salary Market Related
Location Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
Milpark Education is a registered Private Higher Education Institution offering business management education that focuses on the areas of management and leadership, financial planning and insurance, and banking across South Africa and in other parts of Africa.
Milpark offers full-time, part-time and distance learning Higher Education (HE) and Further Education and Training (FET) qualifications, as well as career-focused short courses. The higher education qualifications offered start at NQF level 5, extend into levels 6 and 7, and culminate in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) at NQF level 8. Our financial planning qualifications cover the spectrum from NQF level 4 through to NQF level 8.
Milpark Education has been rated as the Number One Private Provider of the MBA degree and was placed fifth in the overall rankings of accredited Educations in the 2012 PMR.africa national survey on accredited Educations offering MBA/MBL degrees in South Africa.
•The Milpark culture is based on 5 core values:
•We focus on providing quality education to our students
•We focus on our excellent customer service
•We work together with integrity and respect
•We take personal accountability and responsibility
•We create value for our stakeholders through innovation and operational excellence
Job Functions Academic,E-Learning,Lecturer
The general purpose of this contract position is to assist with the tutoring of our students on a part-time basis.
The position is attractive for:
•Qualified lecturers who want to lecture in their field of expertise, but who require flexibility in terms of time and venue
•Qualified experts who live in remote areas and who are not able to lecture at a learning institution without having to travel extensively
•Employed industry experts who wish to get involved in lecturing in an academic environment and who can commit time outside of office hours as and when agreed
•Qualified lecturers who are involved in part-time consultation or lecturing work at multiple institutions.
This part-time position is in the School of Financial Planning and Insurance in one (or more) of the following fields:
•Estate Planning and Trusts
•Personal Financial Planning
•Legislative environment: FAIS, FICA, Long-term Insurance Act, Short-term Insurance Act, TCF, RDR, etc.
•Manage online participation and conversation towards knowledge construction.
•Ensure sufficient challenging and participation of students required as per the level of difficulty of the course.
•Ensure adequate response to student queries in open forums.
•Share additional and relevant information with students where required during the process of online learning.
•Respond to tutor queries within 48 hours
•Respond to messages from Financial Planning staff
•Suggest improvements to Financial Planning staff
•Successfully complete all training interventions (initial and recurring/annual).
•Ensure familiarisation with online course environment, policies and procedures where relevant.
•Ensure familiarisation with requirements of individual courses to be taught.
•Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise.
•Source articles/newspaper clippings/new proposals/etc. relevant to the course/role.
Education & Experience Requirements
•At least an NQF 6 qualification in financial planning or short-term related qualification.
•A Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning or an Honours in Financial Planning will be advantageous.
•Minimum three years’ industry-related experience
Desired Behavioural Competencies
•Excellent written communication skills
•Passion for education and for students
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Good analytical skills and the ability to give high attention to detail
•Commitment to continuous professional development
•Proven record of ability to manage time and to work to strict deadlines in a fast-moving and pressurised environment.
•Computer with high speed access to the internet (preferably through fibre).
Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups, and appointments will be made in line with our EE requirements
Job Closing Date 31/01/2021
Any problems with registering/uploading your CV, please contact the HR Administrator at HR@milpark.ac.za