Faculty: Animation, Arts and Design
Employee Group: Academic
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Start Date: August 2020
Reference Number: 20/F/18
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)
Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to a learning-centred environment, where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to Sheridan, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies. Faculty ensure students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques, through providing individual tutoring, academic counselling and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses.
The successful candidate will teach students in Acting, Vocal Technique, Performance Practice and Theatre History in the four-year Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance degree program. The incumbent will also contribute to program and curriculum development. The candidate should bring to the position experience working in industry and experience in teaching at the post-secondary level. The position requires collaborative, team-based skills as well as strong leadership skills.
- 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
- Master’s degree in a field related to the performing arts required; applicants who have progressed to the point where completion of their degree is imminent and who demonstrate clear promise of excellence in teaching and research may also be considered.
- Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level preferred;
- Minimum five years professional experience and participation in the musical theatre industry preferred;
- Strong network of contacts with other professionals, agencies and employers;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- Excellent administrative and management skills;
- Demonstrable ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students;
- Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.
You may be asked to provide copies of your educational credentials at the time of interview. Upon hire, we require official confirmation of educational credentials and Canadian equivalency assessments, if applicable.
Please apply online: https://www.sheridancollege.ca/working-at-sheridan.aspx