BUSINESS UNIT: MARKET PHOTO WORKSHOP
MANAGER: COURSES AND CURRICULUM
To facilitate and promote effective teaching and learning by managing photographic curriculum planning, implementation and evaluation processes, people management and student support for the successful realization of learning and teaching outcomes of Photo Workshop courses, and of the broader objectives.
Key Job Responsibilities:
- Logistical planning and year scheduling for each academic year. Plan and complete course outlines: 4 x Foundation Courses, 2 x Intermediate Courses, 1 x Advanced Programme in Photography, Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Programme.
- Manage the review and evaluation of all courses, curriculum content and staff ■ Liaise with facilitators/presenters, assessors, curriculum coordinators, evaluators and education stakeholders) about curriculum content, course schedules, outcomes, assessment, recruitment and reviewing/evaluation.
- Ensure policies and guidelines on recruitment of facilitators, facilitation, assessments, curriculum implementation and course code of conduct. are reviewed, developed, implemented, distributed and adhered to.
- Recruit Facilitators. Conduct/organize academic staff training to develop relevant competencies and professionalism.
- Yearly: develop, consolidate and revise curriculum outcomes and course materials with input from relevant stakeholders. (From general/generic outcomes for the organization, to specific outcomes for courses/subjects.)
- Contribute towards developing Unit Standards (and/or other relevant accreditation and certification requirements). Coordinate/facilitate the accreditation process.
- Maintain budgets and financial reports related to courses and curriculum.
- Prepare contracts and process invoices timeously.
- Continually research and recommend sources for reference (published and none published content) as part of curriculum support.
Key Competence Requirements:
- Grade 12 (Matric)
- Relevant tertiary qualification – either in Photography and / or Visual Arts. Preferably post-graduate,
- Relevant tertiary qualification in Education and Training or Cultural Management.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in photography practice and/or training in photography/visual arts from a recognised institution.
- Experience and understanding of curriculum development in the relevant SETA context.
- Research experience in the education/visual arts/ photography field.
- Minimum 2 year experience in a leadership role and/or demonstrable leadership potential.
- A critical, well-informed understanding of photography in South Africa, Africa and globally.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Passionate, driven and dynamic.
- Experience of working at an education and training NGO or similar organisation would be an advantage.
- Understand and speak more than one South African official language.