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Substitute Instructor, Department of Accessible Learning

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Position Details

Posting Number

Posting Number F0789
Position Information

Position Title Substitute Instructor, Department of Accessible Learning
Division Health & Human Services
Department Department of Accessible Learning
Supervisor Title Dean, Faculty of Health & Human Services
Location Comox Valley/Campbell River/ Port Alberni (CV/CR/PA)
Posting Type Internal/External Posting
Position Status Temporary
If Others, please specify
New Position or Replacement? New
Position End Date (if temporary)
Desired Start Date 08/28/2023
Weekly work schedule (please indicate the start and end times for each day of work)
On-call: Days and Hours will vary
Pay Grade The salary range is $2,369.08 ‐ $3,806.85 bi‐weekly (at 100% appointment) and is based on qualifications, experience, and the placement criteria of Article 14 of the NICFA Collective agreement.
Position Summary
Applications are invited from qualified individuals to fill on-call, substitute instructional assignments in the Department of Accessible Learning (DAL) program at North Island College.
DAL courses are delivered face-to-face and virtually at the Campbell River, Comox Valley, and/or Port Alberni campuses. Please indicate in your cover letter which campus you are applying to.

The teaching faculty of North Island College are responsible for implementing the College’s vision, goals, and objectives as they relate to teaching and learning. To carry out their teaching assignments, faculty use organizational skills, inter-personal skills, and their knowledge of subject matter, pedagogy, and curricular design. In addition, they have a responsibility to serve as role models for students and colleagues.

The responsibilities and typical duties listed below constitute a generic job description for teaching faculty whose responsibility may be for the delivery of scheduled classes, the support of self-paced, on-line, and distance courses, and/or instruction and supervision in laboratories, practicums, shops, etc.
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 & Responsibilities
- 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 enrollment 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.

- 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 enrollment 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
  • Master of Education in Special Education or Bachelor’s Degree with five years experience in a post-secondary environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of a wide range of disabilities and their effect on learning (i.e., learning disabilities, communication impairments, psychiatric disabilities, and other non-visible disabilities).
Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to demonstrate effective team behaviours, support cooperative and effective working relationships and contribute to shared team goals.
  • Demonstrated excellent instructional practices, using creative and motivating approaches to stimulate learning, including the use of instructional technologies.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritize, and efficiently meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a wide range of student learning styles and backgrounds.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritize, and efficiently meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications, the internet, and with MS Office software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams.
Special Instructions to Applicant
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.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Open Date 05/16/2023
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Description
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents