Notice of Job Competition
Job title: Instructor, Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training
Department/Campus: Police & Public Safety Institute
Reports To: Chair, Police and Public Safety Institute
Salary Range: $38,016 to $64,544 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience. The College also offers a complete range of fringe benefits.
Job Posted On 13-Nov-2013
Job Posted Until: 26-Nov-2013 (noon)
Posting Type: Internal/External (Employees who are full-time internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.)

Job Description  

Under the direction of the Chair, Police and Public Safety Institute, the Instructor is responsible for guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for students in the Pre Service Firefighter Education and Training program, and the development and oversight of a comprehensive equipment inventory, maintenance and replacement schedule. The professional responsibilities include:

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

  • delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments
  • ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and instructional and evaluation techniques
  • providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
  • providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
  • evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
  • providing a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students
  • consulting with the Professors responsible for the courses of instruction on the effectiveness of the instruction in attaining the stated program objectives.

The provision of academic leadership, including:

  • providing guidance to students
  • participating on consultative committees, and departmental/ faculty meetings
  • liaising with community members, engaging in program, School of Health and Community Studies, and College promotion
  • remaining current in the field of study and maintaining awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
  • modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Required Qualifications  
  • A diploma in a related field or an equivalent combination of postsecondary education and related practical work experience may be considered;
  • Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college setting;
  • Minimum five (5) years experience working with working in a Firefighter organization;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies;
  • 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.

Algonquin College operates programs on a 12 month basis; faculty may be assigned accordingly.

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