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Employment Opportunity

Instructor - English 067

Academic and Career Preparation Cowichan
Cowichan Campus
Competition Number: 12-2070
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to enrolment
Start/End: January 14, 2013 up to May 24, 2013 -
Appointment may end early or be extended
Workload: 12 hours of direct instruction per week, prorated based on program norm of 24.
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Cowichan Campus
Duties: Instruct English 067 in the Career and Academic Preparation program at the Cowichan Campus. Provide individual and group instruction; prepare course materials; provide student support and tutorial support; complete student evaluation, grading and record keeping; liaise with student support services; participate as an active member of the instructional team; participate in staff meetings. Follow the articulated outcomes as listed in the current provincial ABE Articulaton Handbook.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through ongoing professional training, subject currency, and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and department committees; meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution. Significant recent university course work in subject area is required to teach at the 067 level. Proven skills, experience, and sensitivity in working with disadvantaged adult learners; ability to use a wide range of teaching strategies to accommodate the needs of different learners; skills in development of course materials; skill in providing individualized instruction in a group setting; demonstrated interpersonal skills working with students; demonstrated interpersonal skills working with instructors, student support services, staff and administration as a team member; organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Teacher Training certification.
Interviews will take place on January 4, 2012.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: December 18, 2012 - January 02, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.