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 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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