Instructor, Mathematics
North Island College
Comox Valley, Vancouver
21d ago

Posting Type : Internal Only Posting

Pay Grade

Sessional Faculty Pay Scale - Maximum Step 8

Position Summary

North Island College is seeking a sessional instructor to teach the following : PHY 060 Lecture, MAT 115, MAT 122 and MAT 151 lectures.

Position Competencies

  • 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.
  • Duties and Responsibilities

    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.
  • 30 hours / wk.) (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.
  • Required Education & Experience

  • Masters degree in Mathematics or related post-graduate degree;
  • BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable;
  • Three years of related post secondary instructional experience.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated excellent instructional abilities, using creative and motivating approaches to stimulate learning;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritize, and efficiently meet deadlines;
  • Basic level of proficiency with computer applications, the internet and web-based applications;
  • Knowledge of Maple is an asset;
  • Willingness to work with a flexible timetable
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please scan copies of your transcripts into one document for attachment. If your transcripts are not available at the time of application, please attach a letter or certificate of confirmation from the educational institution.

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