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Douglas College

ECE - Contract Faculty for Practicums

Part Time
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title ECE - Contract Faculty for Practicums Posting Number 00472F Location See Work Arrangements Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 01/03/2023 End Date 04/28/2023 Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Early Childhood Education Department is seeking contract faculty from across British Columbia to instruct and supervise practicum courses commencing January 2023.

We are interested in applicants from all areas of British Columbia to supervise students who are working and learning in their home communities.

The primary place of work will be the community you reside in while using Douglas College's online learning technology platform to conduct supervision and provide seminars to students.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
We require contract instructors for practicum supervision starting January 2023.
Further contracts may be awarded in the future as the need arises.


As a contract practicum instructor, you will oversee the learning of students who are practicing skills in selected sites. You will facilitate student learning as they integrate and reflect upon their educational, personal and professional experiences while on practicum and during scheduled online seminars. There are three areas you will be responsible for:
    •Online work site supervision and guidance. Depending on where students are located in the province, may attend in person site visits. •Online group seminars •Practicum evaluation/feedback component involving written mid-term and final student evaluations/grades

The Department is seeking contract instructors for the following courses:

ECED 1285 - Early Childhood Education Practicum 1
ECED 2385 - Early Childhood Education Practicum 2
ECED 2455 - Special Needs Preceptorship
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
    •The successful candidate will have a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education or in a closely related field (e.g Education, Psychology, Child & Youth Care). Or a Bachelor's degree with at least 5-7 years of direct early childhood education experience will be considered. •Experience or strong interest in teaching applied knowledge and skills to post-secondary students. •Preferred candidate will have experience caring for and/or working with young children in a childcare, preschool or kindergarten setting. •Interest and/or proficiency in technology using an online-based teaching & learning platform. •Excellent communication & time management skills. •Your own computer.

Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/07/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter is submitted online and received by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday November 16, 2022 .

Please ensure your resume & letter clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

These positions will remain open until filled with the first review date of Thursday, November 17, 2022.
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