Professor, Educational Support

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Professor, Educational Support

Post by sheridan » Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:10 pm

Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements.

Faculty: Applied Health and Community Studies
Employee Group: Academic
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)
Application Deadline: November 8, 2019
Start Date: January 2020
Reference Number: 19/F/61
Hours: Professors may teach between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm
Salary Range: $65,250 - $113,115 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)

The Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies invites applications for a full-time faculty position which will develop and teach a range of courses in the Educational Support program in the Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies. He/she will have the opportunity to teach courses related to special needs and special education for Kindergarten to grade 12 context.

Specific Responsibilities
• Ensuring that program and course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices within the relevant professional/program disciplines
• Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes for courses and programs
• Creating an effective environment for applied learning which accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and learning styles
• Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning
• Developing appropriate strategies and tools to assess student performance that are consistent with the learning outcomes of the course and address multiple learning styles
• Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the applied learning process

• Bachelor’s degree in Education, Disability Studies, Psychology (or related field) required (Master’s preferred)
• A minimum of 5 years of professional post-secondary Field Practicum Supervision experience (Educational Support / Child and Youth Worker preferred)
• A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as an Educational Assistant in a Board of Education
• Experience supporting Kindergarten to Grade 12 students who exhibit challenging behaviour in the classroom;
• Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level
• Experience with multiple teaching formats, including face-to-face, flipped learning, hybrid and distance learning (asset)
• Demonstrable ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students
• Strong network of contacts with other professionals, agencies and employers
• Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment
• Formal studies in adult or higher education an asset
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
• Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

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