Job Opportunity - Vice Dean, DTE

The SVGCC invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Vice Dean: Division of Teacher Education.


We’d love to have you on board if you:

  • Are passionate, enthusiastic, creative, and committed to excellence
  • Can work independently while being committed to achieving team and organisational goals
  • Are teachable and have high regard for integrity and accountability
  • You are committed to lifelong learning and to helping others to do the same

Your technical competencies should include the following:

  • At least a Master’s degree in Education Administration, Education, or any other closely-related field;
  • At least five years of experience as a Senior Lecturer
  • At least three years of experience in a Supervisory or Leadership role
  • Strong experience in performing administrative tasks such as budgeting, reporting, planning and development

Your soft skills should include the following:

  • The ability to lead a team
  • A demonstrated commitment to student-centred learning, maintaining high academic standards and promoting an innovative educational environment
  • Be adept at developing and maintaining excellent working relationships at all levels built on professional expertise, credibility and trust
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to take the initiative within reason
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great attention to detail and accuracy
  • The ability to operate with emotional intelligence and political sensitivity in dealing with complex and sensitive issues
  • A flexible mindset when seeking to develop and deliver creative and innovative solutions that meet current and anticipated needs



Some of your tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Guiding the Division towards goal achievement
  • Assisting with employee recruitment and relations within the Division
  • Assisting with the timetabling and scheduling of courses and programmes
  • Strengthening and managing the academic offerings of the Division
  • Managing and monitoring examination proceedings
  • Guiding developmental activities for DTE employees
  • Lecturing up to nine hours per week



If you think that you’re a good fit, then do the following:

  1. Gather these documents as part of your application:
    • Cover Letter
    • A recent Curriculum Vitae
    • COVID-19 vaccination card (if applicable)
  2. Submit your application via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the subject title – Job Application: Vice Dean, DTE.
  3. Request two professional references - Ask your referees to send letters of reference directly to the HR Manager (using the email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) without waiting to be contacted by the College.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Sunday, March 19th, 2023.