Norquest College Casual Instructor - Early Learning Child Care in Edmonton, Alberta

CASUAL INSTRUCTOR, EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CARE

FACULTY OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY STUDIES

Our Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) program is expanding! Our program has small class sizes and a large hands-on component in a practical setting. The program is designed to prepare child care staff to practice in community programs including child care centers, family day homes, preschool programs, recreation programs and school age care programs. If you are looking for an exciting position, and are ready to join our Quest in developing students to transition into the Child Care industry, consider joining our team in this enticing opportunity.

We are in search of Instructors for casual positions starting in the winter term (January)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Delivers high quality instruction which facilitates highest possible learning gain among adult students.

Prepares learning materials according to college and program guidelines suitable for adult students, ensures that plans and developed materials adhere to basic standards, and prepares supplemental materials as needed.

Evaluate effectiveness and appropriateness of lesson delivery, assignments and tests.

Provides formative and summative evaluation and feedback to students in a timely fashion which supports learning gain. Assesses students for placement, completes formed assessments as required and participates in case conference

Work with students to improve practical skills.

Prepare and facilitate laboratory activities.

Deliver lab and theory courses and maintain student records.

Supervise practicum

Work as a member of a team, including liaising with casual instructors.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, Masters preferred.

A solid understanding of and appreciation for the early learning and child care profession.

At least 5 years of experience working with young children in child care settings with increasing responsibility is required.

Previous instructional experience in a post-secondary environment and course work in adult education, with evidence of student-centered teaching excellence, is preferred.

Experience with learner management systems (ie. Moodle, adobe connect, peoplesoft student) and computer programs (ie word, outlook, powerpoint)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS:

Successful candidates for the Early Learning Instructor position are required to provide the following:

Educational credentials

A Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search within the last ninety days

We are currently seeking to fill two permanent full time positions, one term full-time position and casual positions starting in August 2018.

Job offers will be pending final budget approval.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

CLOSING DATE: August 24, 2018

TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As Alberta’s largest community college and regional steward for the greater Edmonton region, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

System ID: 2018-2284

Job Type (EN): Casual [CAS]

Career Level (EN): Experienced

External Company Name: NORQUEST COLLEGE

External Company URL: www.norquest.ca

Post End Date: 11/2/2018