First Nations Cultural Awareness Course Instructor -

Valemount College

Last Updated:   February 01, 2019 
Hours:  Term/Contractual - Contract duration; September 2019             
Job Description: Main Duties and Responsibilities:
                                          • Provide instruction to students by incorporating a variety of                                                                                          learning/teaching strategies to meet student needs                                                                                                      • Provide constructive and meaningful feedback to students
                                           • Evaluate student progress/achievement; keep records
                                           • Create and maintain a positive learning environment
                                           • Participate in academic/campus and college-wide activities as required
                                           • Participate in course/curriculum revision, course/program revision                                                                               and renewal activities

Qualifications:  Education and Experience Requirements:
                                          A University degree in First Nations Studies, a provincially accredited teaching                                                          qualification and 1 year of teaching experience in a post-secondary environment
                                          A Certificate or diploma in First Nations Studies, a provincially accredited teaching                                                    qualification and 2 or more years of teaching experience in a post-secondary                                                            environment or relevant industry experience.
                                          No educational qualification, a provincially accredited teaching qualification and 10                                                    years of full time work experience in a career occupation relevant to First Nations                                                      Studies.
  **A combination of teaching experience in a post-secondary environment combined with industry or academic           qualifications may be considered.
                            Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
                                            • Ability to instruct courses, as well as engage with others on the faculty team to                                                         facilitate student engagement
                                            • Demonstrated Industry or Academic Background in First Nations Studies
                                            • Demonstrated ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and academic                                                 abilities
                                            • Strong organizational, problem-solving and communication skills
                                            • Excellent interpersonal skills (both orally and in writing)
                                            • Strong competencies in working independently and as part of a team
How to apply:    If you are interested in teaching in an institution dedicated to student learning, please submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria and your CV/resume by email to: in MS Word or PDF format only. Please note that calls will not be accepted. We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Reference #: 1479    
                                                                                       Date Posted:  November 16, 2018