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Pearson Lecturer: Systems Analysis and Design in Durban North, South Africa

Lecturer: Systems Analysis and Design


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The purpose of this position is to cover the fundamentals of information systems, data intelligence, big data, research methodologies and subsequent applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitation of learning, lecturing, tutoring, assessments and research

  • Preparation of lesson plans, notes and additional study materials.

  • Quality assurance of learning material.

  • General academic administration.

  • Participate in professional development opportunities.

  • Contribute and implement innovative teaching and learning strategies, including technology enhanced learning methodologies.

  • Participate in research activities and activities and projects to keep abreast of latest developments in trends in subject fields.

  • Invigilation

Core competencies

  • Working knowledge and skill on Microsoft Office and google suite

  • Working knowledge and experience of research methodologies and application

  • Administrative skills and experience

  • Organizing, Planning as well as Problem solving skills

  • The incumbent must pay significant attention to detail and adhere to Deadlines

  • Analytical ability

  • Interpersonal skills and communication skills

  • The candidate must display Patience, approachability, assertion and composure at all times

  • The candidate must place the student(s) at the centre of everything they do (customer-centric approach)

  • Presentation skills will be an advantage


  • Marking of assessments

  • Facilitating the formulation of a credible research proposal with students

  • Supervising students carrying our research, through all phases of the research project.

  • Relevant lecturing teaching or tutoring experience.

  • Experience in a higher education environment is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of higher education practices and processes.

  • Relevant research experience.

  • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level ofaccomplishment

  • Excellent communication skills – assertive and approachable to students

  • Professional knowledge in their area of expertise

  • Quality Orientation including attention to detail and deadline awareness

  • Innovative; ability to solve problems alone and within the team



Honours or Masters Degree Bcom Information Systems and Technology

Significant experience and skill in lecturing information systems analysis and design modules, such as Object Oriented systems analysis and design, Human Computer Interaction, Management Information Systems, Database Analysis and design.

Mastery of Skills such as mySQL for database design and Lucid Charts for Modelling

Primary Location: ZA-ZA-Durban North

Work Locations: ZA-Umhlanga-1 Lunar Durban New Town Centre, 1 Durban North 4319

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Growth

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Jun 17, 2019

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1907723

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.