Classification: Instructor Full-Time Term Position: August 19, 2019 to June 20, 2021 (with possibility of extension) Tataskweyak (Split Lake), 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.
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
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
June 7, 2019; however, will remain open until filled
$31.40 to $46.64 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
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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