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Substitute Instructors, Trades & Technical Programs

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Posting Number

Posting Number F0962
Position Information

Position Title Substitute Instructors, Trades & Technical Programs
Division Trades & Technical
Department Trades and Technical Programs
Supervisor Title Director, Trades & Technical
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 12/11/2023
Weekly work schedule (please indicate the start and end times for each day of work)
On-call, schedule varies, will submit timesheets
% varies
Pay Grade The annual salary range is $68,385 - $109,584 (at 100% appointment) and is based on qualifications, experience, and the placement criteria of Article 14 of the NICFA Collective agreement.
Position Summary
North Island College is seeking to fill on-call, substitute assignments with the Carpentry, Heavy Mechanical, Automotive, Welding, and Metal Fabrication programs at the Campbell River Campus.

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. (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 Director.

- 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 Director, 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 Director regarding enrolment management (recruitment and retention) strategies for their areas of responsibility;
- To advise the Director 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
- Inter-provincial Qualification (IP) or Trades Qualification in the specific trade;
- A minimum of five years recent experience as a journey person in all aspects of the trade you are applying to;
- Successful experience instructing adults at a post-secondary level; a minimum of three years is preferred;
- Completion of the Provincial Instructors Diploma program is preferred; candidates currently undertaking this training may be considered.
Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of or experience teaching the specific BC provincial curriculum of your trade;
- Ability to demonstrate effective team behaviours, support cooperative and effective working relationships and contribute to shared team goals;
- 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;
- Experience setting up training programs, including curriculum development and assessments;
- Proficiency with MS Office software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, the internet and web-based applications;
- Proficiency with learning technologies and digital tools;
- Demonstrated excellent instructional abilities, using creative and motivating approaches to stimulate learning, including the use of instructional technologies within an online learning environment;
- Experience with blended learning, ability to build online theory components in a learning platform, ability to translate face-to-face content delivery;
- Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritize, and efficiently meet deadlines;
- A demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement;
- Demonstrated ability to work both individually and co-operatively in a team environment with online faculty, coordinators, online student groups, employers and staff.
Special Instructions to Applicant
Posting Detail Information

Posting Open Date 12/01/2023
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Description
Faculty Casual/On-Call
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