Vacancy

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer Foundation Phase/Early Childhood Education

Deadline 30 Apr 2018

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The School of Education invites applications for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Foundation Phase and/or Early
Childhood Education.
We wish to attract applicants with backgrounds and experience in teaching in the Foundation Phase in South Africa, as
well as in research in Early Childhood Education (0-8) and Initial Teacher Education.
UCT has been offering Foundation Phase teacher education for a number of years and is consolidating its teaching and
research in this area. We are interested in applicants whose research and teaching interests and experience relate to this
phase of education within the context of challenges faced in South Africa and young children in diverse, multilingual
contexts and with reference to models, curricula, pedagogies of initial teacher education in this phase; as well as to
enquiry-based learning drawing on beginning knowledge in social sciences, natural sciences and technology; personal
and social well-being; play-based methods and the creative arts.