Determing capabilities than count for early success for teachers


This post is designed to assist new teachers at Unitec understand their role and responsibilties. It has been adapted from the Unitec lecture job description.

Position Purpose
To contribute to the enhanced learning experiences of students enrolled in the programme of study.

Key Responsibilities

Programme Design, Development and Review

Programme Delivery

  • Schedule facilitation of the course.
  • Preparation of course documentation.
  • Effective and efficient management of course budgets.
  • Compiling End-of-Course reports to the Programme Committee.
  • Liaise and work collegially with departmental staff.

Assess Students

  • Develop, review and recommend ideas for academic programme delivery and assessment, ensuring current practice/programme regulations are kept up-to-date.
  • Ensure teaching, learning and assessment materials and methods match the programme’s philosophy, aims and development of students’ capabilities.
  • Ensure relevant and timely documentation/materials are available for external moderation and oversee the internal moderation system.
  • Maintain required standards of assessment and grading of students.


Student guidance and support

As academic advisers our role is to devise a curriculum which supports new teacher early career success.  This description of the teacher role in higher education is valuable as it acts as a checklist for staff, and advisers.

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