CENTRE FOR ACCOUNTING STUDIES
JUNIOR LECTURER 2
- JOB PARTICULARS
TITLE: Junior Lecturer 2
ANSWERABLE TO: Academic Planning Manager
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Offering tuition to professional accountancy students.
REVISION DATE: March 2023
REVISED BY: Rector
Human Resource and Organizational Development Manager
- MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
- KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
|1. Training and support of students and other clients
· To prepare materials and keep a class file of materials used and lectures on scheduled programmes and assigned CAS short courses before the commencement of each assigned programme.
· To deliver lectures and tutorials on scheduled courses for the subjects as assigned by the Quality Assurance and Academic Planning Manager whereby the total lecturing and tutoring hours shall not exceed 1100 hours per annum or an average of 21 hours per week.
· Prepares and corrects class assignments, quarterly and other tests as required and submits monthly and quarterly activity reports to the Quality and Academic Planning Manager.
· Monitors student progress and recommends and/or implements remedial action as required.
· Provides class management support by acting as class coordinator as assigned by the Quality Assurance and Academic Planning Manager.
· Executes other responsibilities of a Lecturer as detailed in section 4 below.
2. Administrative and general student support
· Maintains regular office hours for consultation by students and undertaking administrative duties.
· Contributes to the development of CAS by participating in meetings, committees, task forces and working groups as required.
· Represents CAS at external meetings or committees if so delegated.
3. Performance Management and Personal Development
· Undertakes peer review assignments of other lecturers and subjects him/herself to the peer review as scheduled by the Quality Assurance and Academic Planning Manager.
· Agrees to the performance standards and targets at the start of each half year with the Management and subjects him/herself to performance evaluation.
· Undertakes Professional Self-Development activities approved by CAS Management.
4. Undertakes other relevant duties as required by the Quality Assurance and Academic Planning Manager.
- SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES RELATING TO SCHEDULED COURSES
The lecturer assigned for each course has the primary responsibility for ensuring that the course is planned, organised and delivered to the standards required by the Centre. The responsibilities of each Lecturer will include:
- At least three weeks before the start of each teaching semester/term/programme, preparation of a teaching scheme for the course based on review and interpretation of the syllabus, which will specify the topics to be covered, the methodology to be used, the assigned readings etc.
- At least two weeks before the start of each teaching semester/term/programme, a lecturer must deposit a copy of the teaching scheme in the library and with the Quality Assurance and Academic Planning Manager.
- At least one week before the start of each teaching semester/term, a lecturer must hand over a class file that contains the teaching scheme and the assigned readings, tests, assignments etc that are scheduled for the students for the course.
- On the first day of class, giving a copy of the teaching scheme to each student.
- Advance preparation of all assignments and test material to be used during the course.
- Preparation of teaching material eg. slides, handouts etc
- Punctuality and attendance of all scheduled courses.
- Delivery of the programme of lectures.
- Taking class attendance, and reporting any attendance anomalies to the class coordinator.
- Maintaining discipline in class and reporting any problems s/he can’t solve to the class coordinator.
- Liasing with others lecturers who teach the same subject.
- Liasing with the class coordinator in relation to the administrative aspects of the course organisation and delivery.
- Attendance at regular meetings with the class coordinator and the Quality Assurance and Academic Planning Manager to review progress.
- Being available at reasonable times to meet with individual students concerning course related matters.
- Reviewing current professional journals, student newsletters etc. to monitor articles and developments relevant to the examinations.
- Ensuring that the teaching scheme is kept under continuing review and updated as appropriate.
- Undertakes an in-depth analysis and review of examination papers, examination regulations and examiners’ reports and uses these for improving delivery.
- Preparation of an end of course report for submission to the Quality Assurance and Academic Planning Manager within two weeks after the end of the course.
- QUALIFICATIONS, ATTRIBUTES AND EXPERIENCE
|· Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management plus ACCA/CIMA/CA or any other professional qualification recognised by IFAC/LIA coupled with two (2) years teaching experience in a tertiary institution or three (3) years professional experience or
· Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration plus ACCA/CIMA/CA professional qualification recognised by IFAC/LIA coupled with one (1) year teaching experience in a tertiary institution and two (2) years professional experience (would be an added advantage).
· Self-driven, proactive, innovative, solution oriented and digitally savvy.
· Must be prepared to work beyond working hours and/or weekends if necessary.