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Employment Opportunity

Adult Basic Education Instructor(s) - Powell River

Adult Basic Education Powell River
Powell River Campus
Competition Number: 13-2032
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: August 26, 2013 up to May 30, 2014
Workload: Varied direct instructional hours (day and evening), up to a maximum of 24 hours per week. Scheduled break over Christmas period.
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Powell River Campus
Duties: ABE requires part-time instructor(s) for the 2013-2014 academic year for some or all of the courses outlined below. Duties include: individual and group instruction in a multi-level learning centre environment; preparation of course materials; development of curriculum; student support; student evaluation, grading and record keeping; liaison with student advisors; participation as an active member of the instructional team; and participation in staff meetings and committees as required.


English Learning Centre:
- English 011 - 016 (Fundamental Levels)
- English 037 (Intermediate Level)
- English 047 (Advanced Level)
- English 067 (Provincial Level)
- English Resource Room

Math Learning Centre:
- Math 011 - 016 (Fundamental Levels)
- Math 030 (Intermediate Level)
- Math 041/047 (Advanced Levels)

Computer Science Learning Centre:
- COST 020 (Fundamental Level)
- COST 047 (Advanced Level)
- COST 067 (Provincial Level)
  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 relevant field from an appropriately accredited institution. Proven skill and experience teaching adults; recent experience teaching relevant subjects and levels. Experience and sensitivity in working with adult learners who have not been successful in school. Ability to use a wide range of teaching strategies to accommodate the needs of different learners. Skills in development of course materials and skill in providing individualized instruction in a group setting. Demonstrated interpersonal skills working with students, instructors, student support services, staff and administration as a team member. Proven organizational skills.

Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.
Preferred Qualifications: Teacher training and ability to instruct in several subject areas. Experience teaching in a learning centre environment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Access.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: June 27, 2013 - July 10, 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.