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Grader: Pre-College Certificates Job in South Africa
Valenture Institute (Pty) Ltd , South Africa

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1 Year
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Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
May 1, 2021
Last Date
Aug 1, 2021

Job Description

The Valenture Institute’s mission is to evolve education to think outside the classroom and integrate each student’s learning with the causes and challenges they care about. One of these causes is aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2, zero hunger, and SDG 3, good health and well-being. In line with these SDGs, we offer a Pre-College Certificate (PCC) in Health, Food and Sustainable Development, and are seeking Graders to join our team, and support our Facilitators with assessing PCC submissions and projects. The Grader is primarily responsible for grading assignments and projects, calculating grades and providing students with meaningful feedback to improve their competencies. The Grader should be extremely detail orientated, passionate about helping students succeed, well organised, and familiar with online learning management systems.

Key areas of responsibility are, but not limited to:

  • Grade assignments and projects for a diverse student body; catering for the needs of learners, possible learning barriers, literacy, language, and culture.
  • Evaluate students' understanding of the subject matter by comparing their answers to the marking guidelines.
  • Provide students with meaningful and constructive feedback, which will deepen their understanding and associated skills in the area of Health, Food and Sustainable Development.
  • Calculate marks for assignments and projects, and capture final grades.
  • Submit grades within delineated timelines.
  • Liaise with Facilitators to ensure assignments and projects are moderated upon completion of grading.
  • Report errors and omissions that may be detected in marking guidelines.


  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Sustainable Development, Development Studies or related experience.
  • Demonstrable experience assessing similar subject matter.
  • Adherence to predetermined assessment-related deadlines.
  • Excellent written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Adept in a technological environment.
  • Knowledge of online learning management systems.
  • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently.
  • Stable internet connection, and your own laptop required.
  • Police clearance required.

Personal Skills amp; Attributes

  • The ability to elicit the best from students through assignment and project feedback loops.
  • Knowledge and passion for Health, Food and Sustainable Development.
  • Dedicated to developing all students.
  • Must be able to take initiative as well as self-audit.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong organisational skills and flexibility.

Applicants do not need to be based in Cape Town.


Remote work

Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, your application is considered unsuccessful at this time.

Job Specification

Valenture Institute (Pty) Ltd

Information Technology and Services - Cape Town, South Africa