Programme Manager - Humanities - Pretoria - PMHM - CBD
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

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Direct Reporting Line:

VP - Academic

Job Purpose:

The Programme Manager must lead, manage and facilitate the teaching and learning processes on campus.  The role includes the implementation and management of the teaching and learning strategies to improve the quality of teaching and learning and meet delivery outcomes. The Programme Manager must work with the lecturing staff to promote and encourage innovation in teaching and learning; implement student support and related academic policies; and sourcing and development of a pool of qualified, skilled lecturers who contribute to the culture of teaching and learning of the campus and the college.  

Key Performance Area:

Academic Support

  • Responsible for Academic Development and Performance monitoring
  • Lecturer peer evaluation and reviews
  • Faculty performance
  • Monitoring effective use of Learn activities
  • Structured / scheduled class visits to assess and review the delivery of quality teaching and learning
  • Student evaluation of teaching (SET)

Teaching & Learning

Accountable for delivery of Teaching and Learning; which will include

  • Direct academic student engagement
  • Student success rate €“ at modular level
  • Student support and development
  • Teaching and Learning; in and out of the classroom
  • Programme Coordination Committee meetings
  • Contributes to programme improvements; both content and assessments
  • Module / subject consultations

Management of resources

Responsible for recruitment of department and/or faculty assigned resources; which will include

  • Programme Coordinators
  • Full Time Lecturers
  • Independent Contractors
  • Tutors

To be informed and knowledgeable regarding the staff management of supporting teams; which include

  • Academic Operations team (AOO, AOC, AOA & VP)
  • Career Centre staff
  • ITC staff

Management and leadership

Responsible for the management and leadership of department / faculty in respect of

  • On-boarding of staff
  • Creation and management of campus time tables
  • Creation and promotion of academic culture on campus
  • Result analysis and student support interventions / activities
  • Implementation and collaboration of teaching and learning strategies and activities

To consult on issues regarding:-

  • Academic and student support integration
  • Coordination of students admission into programmes


  • Bachelor€™s Degree in Education (Hons)/ Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education

Work Experience:

  • 5+ years Higher Education lecturing experience
  • 3 - 5 years in Teacher or Lecturer development
  • An understanding of the current South African Higher Education regulatory framework and its impact on higher education and private colleges