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Adult Learning Centre Instructor

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date May 17, 2019
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North (UCN)
Salary $31.40 to $46.64 - Per Hour
Location The Pas, MB
Category Education/Administrative
Client University College of the North
Contact Information
hrinfo@ucn.ca

Adult Learning Centre Instructor

Adult Learning Centre Instructor
Classification: Instructor
Full-Time Term Position: August 19, 2019 to June 20, 2021
(with possibility of extension)
Oxford House (Bunibonibee), Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.

The Position: Teachers in the Mature High School Program and General Studies Adult Education Program at the UCN Adult Learning Centre are responsible for delivering Manitoba certified secondary curriculum to adult learners in a holistic adult friendly and Indigenous-based learning environment. Particular emphasis is placed on supporting students in addressing barriers for success and supporting through community development activities. This position will primarily involve teaching adult basic education literacy level upgrading and high school English but may include other courses as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Education and Manitoba Professional Teaching Certificate Degree
  • Specialization in English, and/or Social Studies and/or Humanities
  • Experience teaching high school English, Social Studies and upgrading level courses
  • Must have demonstrated creative and culturally-relevant instructional practices within an Indigenous perspective
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to practice appropriate education delivery methodology for achieving success with at-risk students
  • Effective management and organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience in using current learning technology and current computer applications
  • Values diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to respond to the cultural influences and needs specific to Indigenous adult learners in northern communities

Assets:

  • Previous experience working within an adult literacy program or adult learning centre or directly with adult learners
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience, at the high school or adult education level
  • Direct experience with non-traditional, vulnerable students or communities
  • The ability to speak an Indigenous language

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Candidates will be required to teach both day and evening classes
  • Candidates must provide an acceptable Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must complete a Certificate in Adult Education (CAE) within 5 years

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application.

Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Competition Number: 19-040
Closing Date: June 7, 2019; however, will remain open until filled
Salary Range: $31.40 to $46.64 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: hrinfo@ucn.ca (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

Human Resources will work with applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview
process. For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca.

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