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Employment Opportunity

Math 011-016 Instructor

Academic and Career Preparation Cowichan
Competition Number: 13-2089
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: December 16, 2013 - or as soon as possible, up to Dec 20, 2013; and January 6, 2014 up to April 04, 2014
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: 8 hours of direct instruction per week
Monday to Thursday, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Cowichan Campus
Duties: Instruct Math 011-016 in the Academic and Career 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 Articulation 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 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 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. Familiarity with relevant computer applications with an emphasis on word processing.
Preferred Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree. Teacher Training certification.

Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of relevant transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: December 05, 2013 - December 11, 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.