Instructor-Early Childhood Education and Development (Cochrane/Canmore/Airdrie)
Bow Valley College
13d ago

Job Description

Bow Valley College contributes to the vitality of communities and strength of the economy through innovative adult education programs and services.

We equip students for successful living, lifelong learning, and employment in a global knowledge-based environment.

Why work at Bow Valley College? We have been named one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers for 2018. Bow Valley College is made up of employees who are committed to our learners success, as well as each other s.

Our staff and faculty consistently say it is the people who keep them at the College, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, and the incredible support they receive from their co-

workers and supervisors.

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Instructor-Early Childhood Education and Development , supporting our learners in Cochrane, Canmore, and Airdrie.

Faculty in School of Community Studies are responsible for providing instruction to learners; evaluating learner progress, designing and developing curriculum and instructional materials, and supporting learners in meeting the learning outcomes of their courses and programs.

Candidates must be committed to effective teaching and demonstrate the ability to teach courses within the field of Early Childhood Education and Development.

This includes but is not limited to teaching face to face; on-line; in blended delivery settings; and in the workplace.

Areas of Responsibility will include :

Provide Quality Instruction in Courses as Assigned

  • Instructs courses as assigned.
  • Selects instructional strategies to meet learner needs.
  • Creates lesson plans.
  • Develops and updates curriculum, guides and rubrics as requested by Program Coordinator.
  • Evaluates learner performance on an ongoing basis and provides learners and administrators with learner progress reports.
  • Maintains official records as required.
  • Provide a Positive Learning Experience for Learners

  • Meets with learners regarding any academic issues (for example : attendance; conduct, performance).
  • Identifies areas of concern and refer to the Program Coordinator if follow up is necessary.
  • Refers learners to other institutional supports as required (for example : tutoring, counseling).
  • Ensures that any special student accommodations are met (for example : reduced course load, vision impairments, hearing impairments, testing).
  • Supports the program in awarding of scholarships and bursaries.
  • Participates in college and departmental events that promote learner success (for example : orientation, graduation).
  • Build and Maintain Relationship with Internal and External Stakeholders and promote the Department and the College

  • Keeps current regarding changes in best practice and adapts curriculum as required.
  • Assists with articulation and transfer activity for learners as required.
  • Meets with industry stakeholders and sit on Advisory Committees as required.
  • Attends external community meetings.
  • Participates in recruitment events as schedule permits.
  • Maintains a networking relationship with employers of government agencies.
  • Other Duties / Special Projects

  • Follows College Policies and procedures.
  • Completes any professional development requirements (for example : D2L; Agresso Student Module training, Instructional Skills Training, FOIP).
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Job Requirements Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor-Early Childhood Education or related degree.
  • 2 years of related experience.
  • Member of AECEA (Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta).
  • Police information check including a vulnerable sector.
  • An equivalent combination of directly related education and experience may be considered.
  • Preferred

  • Master -ECE or related degree, in progress or completed is preferred.
  • 4 years of related experience preferred.
  • Ability to work to full scope of practice.
  • Teaching learners in other setting an asset.
  • Curriculum development an asset.
  • Field experience an asset.
  • Strong understanding of the role of Early Childhood Educator.
  • Core Competencies

    Building / Nurturing / Fostering Relationships & Organization-wide Perspective

  • Builds rapport to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and stakeholders and gains their trust and respect.
  • Is open-minded when different perspectives are presented.
  • Models Agility

  • Is open to and adapts well to change and is not knocked off balance by the unexpected.
  • Communicates effectively with colleagues and others to support the implementation of change.
  • Organization Advocacy

  • Demonstrates commitment and support of the College in day-to-day interactions with stakeholders and clients.
  • Models a positive image to others both inside and outside the organization.
  • Critical Decision Making

  • Views situations from a broad perspective rather than just their own.
  • Anticipates multiple possible causes and consequences of events.
  • Open Communication / Listening

  • Discusses with supervisor any potential upcoming challenges in their day to day work
  • Maintains respectful, open communications with supervisors, co-workers and colleagues, in order to share both information
  • This is a casual, faculty position. Please note all successful candidates will be required to provide government issued identification and proof of educational qualifications upon hire

    Minimum Education Requirements Bachelor's Degree Location BVC CALGARY - CA (Primary)


    Job Family Faculty FTE Per Individual (%) 0 Closing Date 2 / 28 / 2019 Employment Status Casual Salary

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