Part-Time Course Developer- Carpentry Level 1

Job Description


Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. The Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning (PPL) requires a part-time instructor to teach the course entitled Carpentry 1. This course will be delivered in person in the evening in a shop offsite. This is a hands-on, practical course.

Important note for Part-Time Instructor applicants:

Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach. Part-Time Instructors teach up to 6 hours per week. For more information about the programs we offer or working for PPL, we invite you to please The Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning and watch this short video. The responsibilities of Durham College Part-Time Instructors include, but are not limited to:
Creating a positive learning environment that accommodate students diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;

Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;

Effectively using educational technologies to support learning as well as managing and posting grades;

Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;

Ensuring that all course content is current and relevant;

Working independently and demonstrating initiative; andWorking effectively with students, the program team and a variety of internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:
Minimum of five years of related experience that relates directly to the topic being taught (Residential carpentry)
Teaching experience at the post-secondary level, with the demonstrated application of adult educational principles and teaching/assessment methodologies;

Superior skills in the areas of verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving;

Excellent organizational and time management skills;

Track record in meeting deadlines;

Experienced in the use of technology to support student learning and manage grades;

Self-motivated and independent worker who also functions well in a team environment;

Committed to life-long learning;

Understanding of the Ontario community college system. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and a proven track record of relevant work/teaching experience.

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