Notice of Job Competition
Job title: Part-time Field Seminar Instructor - Child and Youth Worker (5 positions)
Department/Campus: School of Health and Community Studies
Reports To: Chair, Community Studies
Salary Range: To Be Determined.
Job Posted On 10-May-2013
Job Posted Until: 22-May-2013 (noon)
Posting Type: Internal/External

Job Description  

Under the direction of the Chair, Community Studies, the Part-time Field Seminar Instructor - Child and Youth Worker is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. The professional responsibilities include the teaching of assigned courses, plus:

  • delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Winter, Fall or Summer terms
  • providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies and the College approved Learning Management System
  • evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
  • the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students
  • facilitating, guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students

They require flexible work hours in order to facilitate a two (2) hour class and supervise students in their field placements in collaboration with the on-site supervisor in the community.

Required Qualifications  
  • Diploma in Child and Youth work or related field of study and/or Bachelor of Child and Youth or related field of study
  • Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college setting
  • Minimum five (5) years practical experience as a front line Child and Youth Worker within a variety of settings
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum, would be considered an asset
  • Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document:
  • Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners
  • Demonstrated group facilitation skills
  • Conflict management and advocacy skills
  • Previous srevious ment for all students.upervisory experience, would be considered an asset
  • Ability to work in a computerized environment including proficiency using Word and PowerPoint and experience or ability to work with a course management system such as Blackboard

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