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Here at Avado we believe in people-powered transformation because we know that all transformation starts with people. We are a professional learning organisation that upskills people, uplifts cultures and future‑proofs organisations in a fast‑moving world. We design and deliver interactive learning experiences in data, people, business analysis and marketing including work-readiness programmes, apprenticeships and professional qualifications. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver unrivalled learner experiences for people and organisations who want real change.
Avado is one of the Blenheim Chalcot (BC) portfolio companies. With c. GBP 500m (10 billion ZAR) in global sales, over 3,000 employees spread across its many businesses, and offices spread across the world (including Cape Town) BC is one of the world's leading digital venture builders.
Who we need
Nicola our wonderful Learning Experience Curriculum Manager, in Professional Qualifications, is looking for a SAQA qualified tutor to drive the achievement and engagement of students studying for their CIPD professional qualification on our Avado Hub. CIPD (Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development) is a UK accrediting organisation recognised by SAQA.
Equally importantly, you will align beautifully with our organisational values, which were defined by our people for our people, clients, learners and partners:
What you’ll do
• Support students throughout their programme by providing outstanding service delivery via various online channels of communication • Develop, schedule and deliver tutor support sessions (via Adobe Connect) and assist in the development of online resources and content as part of our commitment to continuous improvement (some evening delivery required) • Responsible for cohort and unit scheduling to ensure all key information in included on the Avado Hub for a positive student learning experience • Assess student work, marking against set criteria, providing encouraging and development feedback in line with Avado marking guidelines and standards • Provide developmental feedback on activities completed by students as part of their weekly learning journey • Responsible for the releasing of student results adhering to Avado’s submission process • Actively adhere to and promote Avado’s quality assurance procedures for course development and delivery including carrying out internal verification when required • Actively engage and promote student activity and collaboration on the Hub and via social media • Accountable for students’ learning, progression, results and satisfaction. This includes completion of tracking documentation to monitor and report on success rates against set KPIs • Take responsibility for own professional development and complete all relevant training
What we’re looking for
Educated at Degree level is essential (Master level desirable)
SAQA qualification - Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices
SAQA qualification - National Higher Certificate: ABET Practice (or higher)
Experience of teaching and assessing specialising in Human Resources or Learning & Development
A lively, friendly personality and a willingness to get stuck in and become part of a busy, high-energy team
A confident, clear communicator with strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
An excellent team worker, able to motivate others and encourage student participation and bring fresh ideas to the team
Adaptable and organised, able to learn quickly and use own initiative
Demonstrable proficiency in digital and online learning
Most importantly, a positive demeanour with a “can do” attitude
What you’ll get
Competitive salary plus lots of benefits including:
21 days' holiday allowance + public holidays
Your birthday off!
Workspace in the Blenheim Chalcot Cape Town WeWorks office to collaborate and innovate with other BC employees working cross portfolio
Be part of the world leading digital venture builder and have the opportunity to be a part of, as well as learn from, the incredible talent in BC and its portfolio businesses
Be exposed to the right mix of challenges and learning and development opportunities
A fun and open, if a little cricket-obsessed, atmosphere!
And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values which guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get to be at the forefront of helping a very diverse range of professionals enhance their careers, whether at the early stages or later down the line. You'll enjoy a wonderful working environment with an enviable workspace to use in Cape Town and serious personal development opportunities - well, we are a learning organisation after all!
And we’re highly inclusive….
Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our clients and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that underpin our success; come and see for yourself!
Our award-winning culture is centred on our values and purpose, balancing the support and structure of an established business, with a pace and adaptive environment more akin to an entrepreunerial start up.
The bottom line is we're all trusted with responsibility and actively encouraged to be the unique individuals we are.
In 2021 we won an award in the Business Culture Awards, and became Great Place to Work Certified.