Academic Trainees

Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd

South Africa

12 MonthsContract

Sep 7

The Company Milpark and CA Connect have joined forces and are developing ground-breaking online solutions in SAICA-accredited accounting (CA) education.Our online SAICA-accredited CTA and Bridging course combine the best aspects of supported and guided contact education, together with the flexibility and access of distance and online education.Milpark Education is a tertiary institution unlike any other and is focused on new ways of teaching and learning. Our offerings range from undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, to continuing education and corporate training. Our MBA programme has consistently ranked #1 Private MBA in South Africa. Our flexible learning platforms have provided students with an alternative to traditional universities by creating a quality education experience that is flexible but disciplined.Department/ SchoolCA Connect has been involved in offering SAICA-accredited CTA programmes since 2010. In 2018, CA Connect merged with Milpark Education and now constitutes Milparks Department of Professional Accounting (details at http://OnlineCTA.Milpark.ac.za).In 2019, we launched the first fully online SAICA-accredited CTA and Bridging programme in South Africa. Both programmes have been well received by the market and seen consistent growth in student number year on year. We believe that the best way to achieve academic success is through teaching that is based on relationships of genuine care. We aim to offer:An innovative modern learning environmentIndustry-leading teaching and learning design with appropriate academic guidance and support. A focus on unique student learning needs; andAccessibility throughout South Africa. The Position Our programmes are growing, and we are looking for junior lecturers and academic trainees on an annual contract basis that are interested in joining a high-performance culture in each of our 4 core disciplines, namely: Financial Reporting, Management Accounting & Finance, Taxation, and Corporate Governance & Auditing.Each position sits within the Department of Professional Accounting and will join the existing subject teams. Each team is responsible for delivering and supporting all aspects of the discipline in the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA / CTA) and Bridging programmes while aligning with our core values. The role includes teaching and learning design and material development; video recording; facilitation of individual and group live online sessions with students; written and online student support; assessment setting; marking and self-development through study / research and community involvement.Milparks head office is in Claremont, Cape Town but there is scope for flexible and online working arrangements if staff have a suitable working environment and reliable internet access.Key Selection CriteriaEmotional intelligence with an aptitude and desire to build colleague and student relationships though compassion and genuine care.An industrious and gregarious attitude with the ability and interest to learn and innovate.A strong ability to collaborate in a decentralised team with excellent communication skills.Developed IT competence with the propensity to build relationships (in person and remotely).Propensity for academic innovation and leadership.An interest in further study / academic research.A track record of being able to work independently on an outcomes basis and complete tasks without close supervision.To work outside the office: A reliable home internet connection.A suitable home working environment.

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