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Employment Opportunity

Early Childhood Education Instructor(s)

Cowichan Campus
Competition Number: 13-4041
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment. May be filled by more than one applicant.
Start/End: September 16, 2013 up to October 25, 2013 -
May end early or be extended.
Workload: 1 section per course
ECEC 150 September 16-27
ECEC 130 September 30-October 11
ECEC 120 October 15-25
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Cowichan Campus
Duties: As a dynamic, practice-based faculty member, contribute to an Employment Skills Access Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) program. Courses will be taught in a two week block format. Courses to be offered are: ECEC 150, ECEC 120 and ECEC 130.

Develop, prepare, and deliver first year diploma courses; design and assess student assignments and exams; and facilitate and assess students' integration of theory and practice, through classroom and lab instruction. VIU emphasizes teaching excellence while also encouraging scholarly activity and community partnerships.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
Required Qualifications: Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Experience in the field of Early Childhood Education and post-secondary teaching with the ability to meet the needs of diverse students. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proficiency with the application and integration information technology. Applicants must have expertise, and familiarity with the following areas: interpersonal relations, child guidance, and health, safety, and nutrition for childcare settings. Current membership in the Early Childhood Educations of British Columbia (ECEBS) and/or other childcare association. Successful candidate(s) will be responsive to diverse and academic backgrounds and learning styles.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/qualifications
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: May 02, 2013 - May 08, 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.