UNISA is inviting purposes for offerings as Online Teaching Assistants on an unbiased contract basis.
Closing Date: 10 March 2023
This is in preserving with its mandate as a comprehensive, open and distance gaining knowledge of tertiary group imparting a range of tutorial and career-focused programmes.
UNISA is the solely publicly funded organization in South Africa devoted to distance education.
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As an Independent Contractor you will:
Not be considered as an employee
Not be entitled to any advantages such as medical, workplace space, equipment, go away (including unwell leave), and so forth in phrases of the UNISA’s stipulations of service.
Provide your personal infrastructure i.e. your very own computer, your personal net get admission to and any different office-related equipment.
Not be primarily based at a Unisa campus or any place linked to the University
Work on your personal time in finishing instructing duties on line for a minimal of 20 hours a week (e.g. marking of assignments, interacting with college students on dialogue forums, sending emails, etc). These hours need to be unfold over most days of the week.
Teaching Assistants (TAs) will have the following duties:
Familiarise your self on line with the challenge content material of the course. Review and provide comments related to the on line learn about content and all assessments at the begin and for the duration of the semester
Familiarise your self with the pedagogical method observed to educate the on-line course, which include by way of attending required on-line education supplied via Unisa
Familiarise your self on line with the myModules (myUnisa) studying platform, consisting of by means of attending required on line coaching supplied with the aid of Unisa
Actively have interaction and make a contribution on the TA guide site, via performing duties allotted by using lecturers and by using supporting fellow TAs who are struggling
Actively mentor one or extra new TAs to make sure they meet overall performance standards. Contribute with new thoughts and draft content material or evaluation questions at the request of lecturers
Actively facilitate, guide and information pupil on-line getting to know for 250 assigned students
Facilitate subject-related pupil on-line discussions, per guidelines of lecturers
Participate in on-line marking tenet conferences on Teams for about eight assessments and a portfolio
Mark (grade) about eight pupil on-line assignments and a portfolio
Provide customized remarks on about eight pupil on-line assignments and a portfolio
Contribute to the education of on-line time-honored pre-guidance and post-feedback concerning about eight on line scholar assessments
Respond inside 24 to forty eight hours in a expert manner to scholar queries the usage of the University platform
Interact regularly on-line with the major lecturer as directed
Fulfil on-line ad-hoc and administrative duties associated to the TA role, e.g., marking spreadsheets, plagiarism reports, excessive threat scholar reports, etc.
To be regarded as an unbiased contractor Teaching Assistant, candidates must:
reside in South Africa
not presently keep a everlasting or constant time period contract employment of Unisa
Applicants ought to in addition meet the following minimal criteria:
Meet the College unique minimal appointment criteria
Have ongoing get admission to to an web related computer
Be reachable to work a minimal of 20 hours per week, unfold over most days of the week
Have ongoing get entry to to the net at very own cost
Possess personal copies of software program programs that might also be required for instructing e.g. Internet browsers, Word processing
Have superior laptop skills, which include of Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat – note: no education on the use of software program applications and functions will be provided
Be dedicated to assembly closing dates and have a ardour for student-centred learning
Have magnificent verbal exchange competencies and talent in English (all verbal exchange will be written)
Being a former Unisa scholar would be an gain owing to operational information of the myUnisa platform
Teaching ride will be an advantage
Applicants are invited to observe for a Teaching Assistant function in the following College:
COLLEGE OF ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (CEMS)
A Master’s degree
Formal publicity someplace in these skills to either: Moral philosophy/ethics OR
Sustainable improvement OR o Corporate social duty (this should be evident in the qualification transcripts)
To apply, submit:
The accomplished utility form
A letter (maximum one page) motivating why you need to be considered
A complete CV, along with descriptions of:
Late, incomplete and flawed functions will no longer be considered.
Teaching Assistants and E-Tutors currently shrunk have to now not apply.
Monthly remuneration: R15 585.60 for a most of 5 months per semester – conditional on activation of TA role, now not on contract date
Assumption of duty: Contracted folks will be eligible for activation as TAs from 1st February 2023 – remuneration solely will become payable upon activation as the TA role, no longer on contract date.
Enquiries: Mr MM Maelane Tel: (012) 429 6336
Applications have to be emailed to TA.CEMSETUTORS@unisa.ac.za
UNISA reserves the proper now not to make an appointment and correspondence will be confined to short-listed candidates only.
If you have no longer been contacted inside four months after the closing date of this advertisement, please receive that your utility was once now not successful.