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Instructor - EACS Practicum

Contract Type: 

EACS 190 - Practicum: Community-Based instructor
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number:     17-4056
Appointment Type:     Temporary Part-time
Start/End:     August 14, 2017 up to December 29, 2017
Workload:     3 hours workload per week
Employment Group:     VIUFA
Position:     00276

Duties:    Vancouver Island University's Education Assistant and Community Support Program is now accepting applications for an instructor to teach EACS 190- Practicum: Community-Based, an opportunity for students to integrate and apply theory and skills in supervised community living practice experience.

Faculty are responsible for preparing and delivering classes, designing and grading student assignments and tests, and facilitating student integration of theory and practice. Faculty will also participate in program and faculty meetings, liaise with support staff, other staff and faculty.

Vancouver Island University places an emphasis on teaching excellence and also encourages scholarly activity and community involvement.

Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.
     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:     Masters degree in the Disabilities field, or human services (social work or educational psychology) is required. Experience supporting persons with disabilities and unique health care needs is essential. Degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Preferred Qualifications:     Adult education experience and demonstrated teaching effectiveness or a combination of directly related education and experience. Demonstrated background working with populations that have disabilities across the lifespan.
Please Submit:     CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period:     June 06, 2017 - June 28, 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.

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