Professor, Educational Assistant - Special Needs Support

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Professor, Educational Assistant - Special Needs Support

Post by NiagaraHR » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:13 am

Applications are invited for the position of Professor for the Educational Assistant – Special Needs Support program within the School of Community Studies. This position will commence in August 2019 at the Welland Campus.

The two-year EA – SNS program prepares graduates to work in a variety of educational, community, and residential settings with individuals who have varying degrees of special needs. We are seeking an individual who is self-directed yet dedicated to participating effectively as a team member in a student-centered program. A sample of the major teaching assignments may include but not be limited to:

Numeracy and Literacy
Community Resources
Educating the Special Learner
Technology for Special Needs
Behavioural Intervention

The Professor position is responsible for providing academic leadership and developing an effective learning environment for students. This includes designing, revising and updating courses/curriculum; teaching assigned courses; consulting with stakeholders (faculty, community and industry partners); defining course objectives and evaluating student’s comprehension of outcomes; utilizing a variety of instruction medium/resources; and providing individualized instruction where necessary. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Required Qualifications:

A 4 year bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Special Education, Education, Developmental Disabilities, Educational Administration, Disability Studies, Science in Special Education.
A minimum of 5 years practical, relevant experience
Two years previous teaching experience at a post-secondary level / or adult training experience
Proven ability to work in a team environment and to foster / support the same with their students and colleagues
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations
Excellent written/oral communication, organizational, problem solving, analytical and teamwork skills
Evidence of commitment to student success and academic excellence
Experience with low and high technology in the community, classroom or school setting

Preferred candidates may also possess:

A Master’s degree in a related discipline
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA)
Five years previous teaching experience at a post-secondary level / or adult training experience
Demonstration of competency in curriculum design, delivery and evaluation

In accordance with the provisions of the Academic Employees Collective Agreement first consideration shall be given to Internal employees. Internal employees are classified as Full time permanent or Partial Load staff within the Academic Bargaining Unit at the time of posting. In addition, those individuals who have been Partial Load staff within four months prior to the posting shall also be considered eligible to apply as internal candidates.

If selected for an interview, candidates must present proof of education (ie: original transcripts/credentials). Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit: World Education Services ( ).

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Close Date: July 5, 2019

Niagara College is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Consultant.

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