Professor - School of Health - Community Services Cluster

Confederation College - Thunder Bay, ON (9 months ago)

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  • Bring excitement, enthusiasm and commitment to the following program areas within the College’s School of Health, Negahneewin and Community Services:
o Child and Youth Care
o Developmental Services Worker/CICE
o Early Childhood Education
o Mental Health and Addictions
o Autism/Behavioural Sciences
o Social Service Worker
o Recreation Therapy
o Educational Support
  • Design, develop and deliver courses and/or labs;
  • Engage students in the classroom and lab environment, in both traditional classroom settings and through distance delivery, ensuring learner awareness of curriculum, their academic progression and evaluation of learning;
  • Provide a learning environment that makes effective use of available resources while incorporating a variety of teaching and learning strategies to meet various learning styles;
  • Evaluate student progress and achievement using a variety of evaluative tools;
  • Actively contribute to and care about our student success;
  • Assist, advise, coach and mentor students with course choices, career possibilities and opportunities to continue their education at an advanced level;
  • Contribute to the regular and ongoing development of the School’s programs; and
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Applicants may not be contacted until a need arises in a specific course/program area in a particular academic year.
Job Requirements

Candidates must possess the following:
  • Completion of a postsecondary qualification (degree preferred) in a discipline related to the subject matter to be taught;
  • Expertise and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the applicable discipline;
  • Expertise in both stand-up delivery and distributed learning.
Ideally the preferred candidate will have:
  • A Master’s level degree or a degree in Education or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Teaching or training experience at the postsecondary or corporate level;
  • Knowledge of and/or experience working with First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit communities, with a focus on those in the College’s catchment area;
  • Knowledge of and/or experience teaching or working with International students/colleagues representative of our student population;
  • A commitment to education equity to teach diverse student populations and work with colleagues or clients from various backgrounds;
  • Proven ability to excel in a team environment and a demonstrated commitment to life-long learning;
  • Curriculum and/or program development experience is desirable, including innovative classroom presentation techniques; and
  • Additional experience in alternate delivery strategies, student success strategies, academic advising, adult learning theories, and educational applications of computer technologies.
The successful applicant will be required to submit a criminal background check prior to commencement of employment.
Contract Duration (if applicable)
Fall 2019 and/or Winter 2020