INSTRUCTOR, EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CARE – Edmonton

  • Company:
    NORQUEST COLLEGE
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 hours ago
  • Category:
    Education & Teaching

INSTRUCTOR, EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CAREFACULTY OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY STUDIESOur Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) program is designed to prepare child care staff to practice in community programs including child care centers, family day homes, preschool programs, recreation programs and school age care programs. If you are looking for an exciting position, and are ready to join our Quest in developing students to transition into the Child Care industry, consider joining our team in this enticing opportunity.This is a Full Time term positionRESPONSIBILITIES:Delivers high quality instruction which facilitates highest possible learning gain among adult students.Prepares learning materials according to college and program guidelines suitable for adult students, ensures that plans and developed materials adhere to basic standards, and prepares supplemental materials as needed.Evaluate effectiveness and appropriateness of lesson delivery, assignments and tests.Provides formative and summative evaluation and feedback to students in a timely fashion which supports learning gain. Assesses students for placement, completes formed assessments as required and participates in case conferenceWork with students to improve practical skills.Prepare and facilitate laboratory activities.Deliver lab and theory courses and maintain student records.Supervise practicum.Work as a member of a team, including liaising with casual instructors.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, Masters preferred.A solid understanding of and appreciation for the early learning and child care profession.At least 5 years of experience working with young children in child care settings with increasing responsibility is required.Previous instructional experience in a post-secondary environment and course work in adult education, with evidence of student-centered teaching excellence, is preferred.Experience with learner management systems (ie. Moodle, adobe connect, peoplesoft student) and computer programs (ie word, outlook, powerpoint).Excellent verbal and written communication.IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS:Successful candidates for the Early Learning Instructor position are required to provide the following:Educational credentialsA Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search within the last ninety daysSALARY:Commensurate with education and experience. This position also includes very generous vacation and immediate participation in our comprehensive pension and benefits plans.COMPETITION NUMBER:2020-2625CLOSING DATE: Open until a suitable candidate is found.This posting may be used to fill future positions.TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document.NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. NorQuest College is committed to being an employer of choice for First Nations, Metis and Inuit people in Canada by leading, supporting, and being an ally to Indigenous people through the institution’s work toward decolonization, reconciliation, and Indigenization. We encourage applications from First Nation, Metis, and Inuit peoples to support the College in its efforts to work towards these goals and to build a better future for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. NorQuest College is committed to recruiting and retaining Indigenous people to ensure we are leading, supporting, and moving forward in a good way.This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.