Instructor, Physics
North Island College
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
4d ago

North Island College is seeking qualified instructors to fill sessional instructional assignments in our Math & Science Department for the Fall and Winter semesters in the 2019 / 2020 academic year in Comox Valley and Campbell River.

The following Physics course assignments are available : 2020 Winter PHY 060 Lecture & Lab 'College Preparatory Physics II' CVS1 Mon & Wed 11 : 30 AM -

1 : 00 PM Mon 2 : 30 PM - 5 : 30 PM PHY 101 Lecture 'Introduction to Physics II' ITV Mon & Wed 10 : 00 AM - 11 : 30 AM PHY 121 Lecture 'Principles of Physics II' ITV Mon & Wed 11 : 30 AM -

1 : 00 PM PHY 121 Lecture 'Principles of Physics II' CVS1 Tues & Thurs 11 : 30 AM - 1 : 00 PM PHY 101 Lab 'Introduction to Physics II' CVS1 Friday 10 : 00 AM -

1 : 00 PM PHY 101 / 121 Lab 'Introduction to Physics II' CRS1 Wednesday 2 : 30 PM - 5 : 30 PM Courses may be scheduled as daytime, evening or distance classes.

Timings are subject to change. Applicants must specify, by course code and title, the particular course(s) they are applying for in their covering letter.

  • Successful applicants can take on assignments up to 100%. - Creates a Positive Climate and Culture;- Effective Communication Skills;
  • Effectively Develops Goals & Objectives;- Focuses Effectively on Key Results and Priorities;- Demonstrates a Focus on Continuous Improvement;
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness. 1.0 INSTRUCTIONAL- To plan and prepare learning materials for instructional environments;-
  • To use a variety of approaches and materials, as appropriate, in order to address different learning needs;- To teach in assigned subject areas and to include in courses, and in course outlines, all required subject matter or skill activity;
  • To direct student learning in a positive, supportive, and caring environment;- To be available to students regularly during scheduled office hours and classroom hours, to discuss their progress and other issues that influence their learning.
  • See Policy #3-03 : Faculty Absence from Class - Cancellation of Classes);- To clearly communicate in writing learning outcomes for programs and courses, and the way in which learners will be evaluated against those outcomes;
  • To design and conduct evaluations or appraisals of students and to keep students informed of their progress;- To submit grades in a timely manner, in accordance with Policy 4-
  • 15, Reporting Final Grades;- To maintain records of student enrolment and achievement and other records required by the College and affiliated agencies.

    At the end of employment with the College, to submit marks and student records to the department Chair. 2.0 TYPICAL PROFESSIONAL DUTIES OF INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY-

  • To be aware of, and to work within, College educational policies;- To be aware of the Education and Strategic plans and to contribute to their development and assist in the achievement of its goals and objectives;
  • To advise the Department Chair, within a reasonable time frame, of items that need to be ordered so that inventories of books, supplies, and equipment are adequate for the courses taught;
  • To advise the Department Chair regarding enrolment management (recruitment and retention) strategies for their areas of responsibility;
  • To advise the Department Chair responsible, and the appropriate Administrator and / or Campus Health and Safety Committee, of any health and safety concerns and to assist, where possible, in rectifying the problem;
  • To demonstrate knowledge of computer applications appropriate to the teaching environment;- To maintain continuous professional development of competencies and qualifications as required in the appropriate discipline;
  • To participate actively as a contributing member of the College community on College committees and other College-wide activities, where appropriate;
  • To participate in department meetings and other department activities during normal working hours, when possible;- To undertake other related responsibilities and duties which may be assigned by the College when course load permits.
  • Masters Degree in Physics or related post-graduate degree;- BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable;
  • Minimum three years related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting. - Demonstrated excellent instructional abilities, using a variety of creative and motivating approaches to stimulate learning;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritize, and efficiently meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications, MS Office software and familiarity with the Internet;- Willingness to work a flexible timetable.
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