Carpentry Instructor
Vancouver Island University
Powell River, BC, CA
2d ago

Duties :

Instruct in all aspects of theory and practical skills required for the Carpentry / Framer Technician Program. Ensure program standards are maintained, prepare and develop courses as appropriate, maintain and submit student evaluation and grading.

Work in a team approach to deliver both classroom and practical objectives in a shop operations while promoting safety standards as a priority.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through ongoing professional training, subject currency, and institutional service.

Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support, institutional, faculty and department committees, meetings and other initiatives, and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications :

Carpentry Interprovincial Red-Seal Certification with a minimum of five years proven journeyman status working on a broad range of building projects.

Proven participation in trade-related professional development relating to new technologies, new industry / instructional developments and trends, and supervisory experience.

Completion of Provincial Instructor Diploma Program or equivalent. If in process, completion expected within two years. Proven ability in classroom management.

Willingness to work as part of a team. Demonstrated excellent communication skills both written and oral. A high level of energy and enthusiasm is essential.

Proven positive interpersonal skills in dealing with students. Sensitivity to the needs of a wide variety of students, including young students continuing their education and mature students returning to education.

Ability to work as part of a team comprised of instructors, administrators and support staff. Familiarity with computer applications appropriate to an educational setting.

The successful applicant must possess a valid BC Drivers License and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record. The successful applicant will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.

The successful candidate must have current Occupational First Aid Level II at the start of the program. Valid OFA Level 2 Certificate required.

Preferred Qualifications :

Three to five years demonstrated teaching or industry training experience or appropriate combination of above. Some supervisory experience in the residential construction industry.

Note :

  • Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
  • 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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