North Island College is seeking a full-time regular instructor to teach Plumbing Apprenticeship Harmonized and Plumbing and Piping Trades Foundation Harmonized Certificate programs at our Comox Valley Campus. Responsibilities include instructing Plumbing Apprentices to BC and Interprovincial standards in each of the four levels of apprenticeship training, or entry-level / pre-apprenticeship in the foundations of the trade, course preparation and tool and shop maintenance. Other responsibilities include program development and lesson planning, tool and equipment maintenance, and liaison with regional employers.
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.
Connaissances et compétences
- Experience setting up training programs, including curriculum development and assessments;
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
- 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 cooperatively in a team environment with online faculty, coordinators, online student groups, employers and staff.
Tâches et responsabilités
- To plan and prepare learning materials for instructional environments;
- To use a variety of approaches and materials, as appropriate, in order to address different
- 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.
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 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.
- Interprovincial Qualification (Red Seal) as a Plumber;
- Certificate of Apprenticeship;
- A-Level British Columbia Gas ticket (B-Level may be considered);
- Experience teaching adults at a post-secondary level;
- Completion of the Provincial Instructors Diploma program;
- Must hold certification as a Cross Connection Control Instructor;
- Minimum five years of current industry experience as a journey person Plumber, working on a broad range of projects (mix of residential, commercial and industrial);
- Recent experience instructing Plumbing apprentices and/or pre-apprentices preferred;
- Familiarity with the BC Plumbing apprenticeship curriculum;
- Experience with and knowledge of the current Canadian Plumbing Code and its applications.
Please visit our website: careers.nic.bc.ca and reference posting@ F0238