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Employment Opportunity

Workplace Essential Skills Training Program Instructor

Access Programs Powell River
Competition Number: 17-2052
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: Start: as soon as possible
End: to be determined

May end early or be extended
Workload: 6 hours of direct instruction plus 1 hour of administrative duties per week
Scheduled break March 12 - 16, 2018
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Powell River Campus
Duties: The Workplace Essential Skills Training Program at the Powell River campus will require a part-time temporary instructor commencing August 28, 2017 for some or all of the courses outlined in Modules 7 through 10. Please refer to for specific course descriptions.

Duties include: instruct course(s); prepare course materials; instruct individual and group lessons; provide student support, evaluate, and grade; liaise with department chair and participate as an active member of the ACP Faculty team; participate in staff meetings and committees as required. This position requires community outreach during designated administration time.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. Successful candidates will participate in activities outside the classroom including student support and department committees.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in a relevant discipline from an appropriately accredited institution and relevant teaching experience. In exceptional circumstances, where an individual holds a Bachelor's degree with 24 credits in a relevant discipline and can demonstrate excellence in teaching through related experience at VIU, the requirement for a Master's may be deffered.

Demonstrated ability and recent relevant experience teaching adults with disabilities. Demonstrated ability to instruct the subject area(s) identified. Skills, experience and sensitivity in particular disability issues in relation to disadvantaged adult learners. Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving skills in dealing with students. Ability to access and develop course materials. Well-developed skills in working with a team in conjunction with an ability to work independently. Experience working in career development and life skills fields with persons with disabilities. Experience working with disability issues in community based settings.

Upon offer of employment, successful applicant(s) must complete and sign a Consent to a Criminal Record Check form as per the Criminal Records Review Act.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of 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: September 07, 2017 - September 20, 2017
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.