Professor, Educational Assistant - Special Needs Support

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Professor, Educational Assistant - Special Needs Support

Post by NiagaraHR » Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:47 pm

Applications are invited for the position of Professor for the Educational Assistant – Special Needs Support (EASNS) program within the School of Community Studies. This position will commence in January 2020 at the Welland Campus.

The EA SNS program prepares graduates to work in a variety of educational, community, and residential settings with individuals who have a variety of exceptionalities. 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 Strategies
  • Community Resources
  • Positive Behaviour Supports
  • Pharmacology
  • Developmental Disabilities - Overview
  • Exceptionalities
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 bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Special Education, Education, Developmental Disabilities, Disability Studies
  • A minimum of 5 years practical, relevant experience
  • Two years previous teaching experience at a post-secondary level / or adult training experience
  • 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)
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.

Close Date: October 1, 2019

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.

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