Positions: Lecturer II, Literacy Studies
Institution: Cyril Potter College of Education   
Location: University Road, Turkeyen Campus
Application Deadline: July 17th, 2024

About the Department: The Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) department is in the process of being established at the Cyril Potter College of Education.

Position Overview: The HFLE Department seeks dedicated and dynamic individuals to join our team as Lecturer II. Successful candidates will contribute to the delivery of high-quality health education courses and support the professional development of teacher candidates in the field of Health and Family Life Education.

Responsibilities:

· Develop and deliver undergraduate courses in Health and Family Life Education, including curriculum development, lesson planning, and assessment.

· Provide academic advising, mentoring, and supervision to teacher candidates pursuing certification in Health and Family Life Education.

· Engage in scholarly activities, such as research projects, publications, and presentations, to advance knowledge in the field of Health and Family Life Education.

· Collaborate with colleagues within the HFLE department and across other departments or disciplines to promote interdisciplinary approaches to Health and Family Life Education.

· Contribute to departmental and institutional service activities, including committee work, program development, and community outreach initiatives.

Qualifications

Essentials:

· Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following areas: Behavioral Sciences, Sociology, Social Work, Public Health, Education and Health, or Health and Family Education. Preference will be given to individuals with graduate degrees or diplomas and to senior practitioners in the relevant fields.

· Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience at the tertiary level or significant experience in primary and secondary education, with evidence of teaching effectiveness in Health and Family Life Education.

· Strong knowledge of health education principles, theories, and best practices applicable to teacher education settings.

· Demonstrated ability to employ innovative teaching methods and strategies to engage teacher candidates in reflective learning and critical thinking.

· Commitment to continuous professional development through participation in conferences, workshops, and training opportunities relevant to health education and teacher preparation.

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, for effectively communicating with colleagues, students, and external stakeholders.

· Adherence to ethical principles and professional standards in teaching, research, and professional practice.

Interested persons are invited to submit a CV, a cover letter, and copies of academic certificates to the email address: principal@cpce.gy. Please include the subject line “Application for Full-Time Lecturer in Literacy Studies”.