Nurse Educator

at Life College of Learning
Location East London, South Africa
Date Posted May 5, 2022
Category Education
Job Type Full-Time


A vacancy exists for a Nurse Educator, based at Life College of Learning East London Learning Centre, reporting to Cecile Breytenbach, Regional Education Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for producing competent and qualified nurses to meet the needs of LHC and external healthcare providers by facilitating nursing education programs.


Critical Outputs

Ensure the effective recruitment and selection of learners by


Co-coordinating various recruitment drives to schools, conducting information sessions with potential learners, screening student applications and participating in selection interviews

Effective registration of learners with regulatory bodies by


Ensuring complete registration of learners with SANC and obtaining proof of registration.

Ensuring examination entry of learners who comply with SANC entry requirements, submitting necessary documentation to SANC and obtaining proof of examination entry

Ensuring completion of training, capturing clinical and theoretical hours per learner and completing necessary documentation for registration of qualification with SANC

Ensure the effective facilitation of nursing programs by


Planning and coordinating resources and methods for specific training programs

Participating in clinical forums to ensure theory/practical correlation, participating in program workshops and facilitating modules and learning units according to training schedule

Driving learner research projects, reviewing learner feedback forms and providing program evaluation feedback to Nursing Education Specialist

Ensure effective assessment (theory and practical) of learners by


Participating in setting of tests and examinations and in formative evaluations in a clinical setting

Conducting assessments with learners according to the assessment schedule and where applicable, with Clinical Training Specialists

Marking assessments and clinical workbooks, collating and capturing learner results, identifying gaps and planning for remedial action where necessary

Recognising learners who demonstrate high levels of academic performance and ensuring learners are rewarded accordingly

Ensure the professional socialisation of learners by


Inducting and orienting of learners into college and nursing culture

Monitoring completion of Professional Socialisation tools

Ensure effective relationship building with internal and external stakeholders by


Participating in Unit Manager meetings to discuss learner progress and interacting regularly with Nursing Managers

Participating in NEA meetings and communicating with regulatory bodies

Participation in curricula development by


Providing program evaluation and curricula review and modification to Nursing Education Specialist and participate in the development of and piloting of new modules, revised clinical instruments and workbooks




Relevant degree or diploma in nursing education

Master’s Degree in Nursing Education

Experience in nursing education and post basic training

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.

Computer proficiency

Driver’s license and ability to travel




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading by example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)


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