The duties and responsibilities of a Vocational Instructor include continuing excellence in one’s field, instructional and professional duties, professional development and service.
Education and Experience
1. Successful completion of a related apprenticeship program and a Certificate of Apprenticeship with an Interprovincial endorsement.
2. An undergraduate degree and post secondary teaching experience are preferred; however, applicants with an equivalent combination of teaching and work experience may be considered.
3. An Instructor’s Diploma or valid BC Teacher’s Certificate appropriate to the instructional assignment is preferred, and will be required following appointment in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Six to ten years recent relevant experience.
Skills and Abilities
Candidates must be committed to a team approach, demonstrate good written and oral English skills and have good interpersonal skills.
The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with demonstrated learner-centred teaching philosophy. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.
Candidates will be comfortable in a computerized environment and demonstrate knowledge of programs relevant to their discipline.
The successful applicant will be able to encourage communication between students and faculty.
Continuous Learning & Information Seeking
Effective Interactive Communication
Integrity & Accountability
Student & Service Focus
Job Specific Competencies