Vacancy : Tutor 1 | Technical Vocational

BARBADOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE VACANCY

The Board of Management of the Barbados Community College invites persons to apply for the following vacant position:

Tutor I – Technical & Vocational Education Department (Home Economics)

The mission of the Technical & Vocational Education Department is to meet the current and future needs of students in the local and regional environment through the provision of quality Technical and Vocational Education programmes.

Education Requirements and Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree in Technical/Vocational Education, Education (Curriculum Development) or related discipline 
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Technical/Vocational Education 
  • Certificate/Diploma in Educational Management and Administration
  • A Diploma in Education or the equivalent
  • At least three (3) years working experience in a senior administrative position in an education institution would be an asset
  • At least five (5) years’ teaching experience 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the latest trends, techniques and developments in the teaching and practice of the respective disciplines
  • Sound knowledge in the development and delivery of Competency Based Education
  • Sound knowledge of Curriculum Development
  • The ability to lead, inspire, motivate and develop others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and monitoring of activities of the department
  • Performing teaching functions
  • Preparing and coordinating the syllabi for programmes as required
  • Advising on course/programme development and methods of teaching
  • Assisting with staff assessment/appraisal
  • Assisting in selection, timetabling activities etc. 

Salary Scale: Tutor I - $6,607.89 per month (S8) 

Applications indicating the position should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, and should be sent on or before Tuesday, July 12, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. to: 

VACANCY - CONFIDENTIAL

Board Secretary, Board of Management,

via email only to board@bcc.edu.bb. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged 

JOB DESCRIPTION

TUTOR I 

LIST OF DUTIES: 

  • Deputizes for the Head of Department when necessary. 
  • Co-ordinates and monitors the organization of the work of the department, with specific responsibilities for the Home Economics aspects of the Technical and Vocational Programme. 
  • Prepares or co-ordinates the preparation of syllabi for subjects or programmes in his area(s) of specialty as instructed by the Head of Department. 
  • Carries out the functions of Tutor/Instructor as regards teaching responsibility. 
  • Keeps aware of developments and new trends in his/her special discipline and related areas, and liaises with other members of teaching staff to achieve a basis for integrated work and activities in his/her discipline. 
  • Gives specialist help and advice to the Head of Department, in course development and change in methods of teaching. 
  • Assists the Head of Department with the process of staff assessment in his/her specialist area(s). 
  • Assists the Head of Department in student selection, registration, examination entries, time-tabling and other administrative duties. 
  • Assists in the compilation and interpretation of statistics relevant to students’ application for subjects/programmes, success in internal and external examinations and placement jobs. 
  • Requisitions, through the Head of Department, appropriate materials for the teaching in his/her area of responsibility. 
  • Investigates students who fall short in attendance/punctuality or performance of homework/classwork assignments and examinations when such matters come to his/her attention, and reports findings on forms designed for that purpose to the appropriate member of teaching staff and to the Head of Department. 
  • Assists in the Development of projects by which his/her Division can serve the community more fully and make a contribution to national development. 
  • Performs any other reasonable duty that he/she may be called upon to do by any duly authorized person. 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:   

  • Post graduate Degree from a recognized University.
  • Diploma or certificate in Education.
  • Diploma or certificate in Educational Management and Administration
  • At least three (3) years working experience in a senior administrative position in an education institution would be an asset
  • At least five (5) years’ teaching experience
  • Knowledge and use of the Computer. 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Extensive knowledge of the functions and duties of the post and how they contribute to the mission and vision.
  • Relevant knowledge of the Public Service Act CAP. 25.
  • General knowledge of the BCC Staff Manual.
  • Sound knowledge in the development and delivery of Competency Based Education (CBE)
  • Sound knowledge of Curriculum Development
  • Computer literacy.
  • Telephone etiquette.
  • Knowledge of operating electronic equipment provided.                                     

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in the use of all Microsoft applications.
  • Demonstration of good Time Management skills.
  • Demonstration of effective Interpersonal Relationship skills.
  • Excellent Oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work speedily and accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality. 

ON THE JOB TRAINING:   As required

DESIRABLE TRAITS:

  • Must be prepared to keep up to date in profession.
  • Must be willing to encourage and support organizational initiatives.
  • Must be willing to share information, knowledge and resources with others when required to do so.
  • Must maintain high moral and ethical standards. 

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:

  • Temporary in nature.
  • Members of the teaching staff are normally free to take vacation when students are officially on holiday. However, you may be required to work or attend staff development sessions during these periods if the exigencies of the College so demand. All employees will be granted no less that the statutory minimum period of leave in any financial year.
  • Based on the nature of the position, it may be necessary to work outside of normal hours, for which there will be no compensation.

 

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