Acting HOD Engineering

Durban, South Africa




Thekwini TVET College invites suitably qualified and experienced officials who are currently employed by the College to apply for the following acting post.


Campus: Springfield    

Ref: SPR 02/2022

Notch: R 421 473.00 PA

Requirements: ·Matric certificate or equivalent · A recognized tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering (REQV 13) · Advanced TVET teaching qualification  or  teaching qualification in secondary/higher education · Valid SACE registration · Minimum of five (5) years teaching/lecturing experience at a TVET College · Minimum two (2) years’ experience of Management in the TVET College · Sound electrical engineering subjects knowledge and work-related applications · Computer literacy (Ms Office) · Knowledge of examination and assessment policies · Knowledge of the CAP system · Strategic project, financial and time management skills · Leadership and management skills, good communication skills and interpersonal skills, passion for learning and teaching as well as good record keeping and administrative skills · Ability to plan ahead and apply good time management · Problem solving · Organization skills to ensure effective teaching and learning · Be able to make decisions on operational matters and implement them · Knowledge of Coltech will be an added advantage · Driver’s license.

Key Result Areas: · Assist the Campus Manager in managing the campus and promoting the education of learners in a proper manner · Maintain a total awareness of the administrative procedures across the entire range of campus activities and functions · Engage in class teaching as per workload of the relevant post and campus needs · Monitor teaching and learning through LMS · Manage and supervise assessment and examination process in the section including timeous marking and moderation of question papers, preparation of ISAT and ICASS activities · Generate student report of attendance and performance · Be responsible for campus curriculum and pedagogy (e.g. text books, co -coordinating the work of subject committees and groups, timetabling and developmental programmes and arranging teaching practice) · Assist the campus manager in overseeing learner counselling and guidance in careers, discipline, compulsory attendance and the general welfare · Guide and supervise the work and performance of staff and where necessary , discuss and write or countersign reports · Advise the Campus Manager on the division of work among staff members in the department · Participate in agreed campus/ educator appraisal process in order to regularly review their professional practice with the aim of improving teaching, learning and management · Manage and facilitate student work based experience and lecturer workplace integrated learning.   



Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at (, which must be completed in full, signed and dated by the applicant. NB: All parts of the Z83 form must be filled in full. On application please submit Z83 and also a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Please note certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents will be required on or before the day of the interview


The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the College. The College is an equal opportunity employer and it reserves the right not to make an appointment in these positions. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks of the closing date of advertisement should accept that their applications were unsuccessful.  All successful candidates will be subjected to qualifications verification before appointment.


Please apply through:

We do not accept hand delivered, emailed and/or posted applications, all applications must be done on Thekwini TVET College Website and upload all documents required per advert.

Attention & enquiries:

Ms. Siyethemba Ndwandwe 031 250 8400/02

NB: All applications to include ALL required documentation as listed above. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered.