Teaching assigned courses, including:
-Teaching regularly scheduled classes in the Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer semesters through a combination of classroom delivery on location, online and/or through a virtual classroom
-Ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
-Providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
-Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies and the College approved Learning Management System (Desire to Learn)
-Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
-The development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students
Designing new and ongoing maintenance of courses, including:
-Defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
-Planning appropriate teaching and learning approaches, as well as essential and optional learning resources
-Incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of students
-Consulting with other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
-Reviewing and revising curriculum
-Participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods
Providing academic leadership, including:
-Working cooperatively with other professors and industry representatives to ensure course consistency and support continuous program improvement
-Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental meetings
-Liaising with industry representatives and community members
-Working to full achievement of the Competency Profile for professors at the College
-Participating in professional development activities, remaining current in the field of study, and maintaining awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
-Following health and safety policies, procedures, and legislation
-Modeling the College values – Respect, Integrity, Transparency, Accountability and Commitment to Excellence
1. Bachelor Degree and/or Diploma in Recreation Therapy required
2. Master’s Degree or Doctorate preferred
3. Professional membership with Therapeutic Recreation Ontario required
4. Minimum 5 years of progressive work experience as a Recreation Therapist
5. Minimum 2 years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college setting
6. Excellent record of teaching experience along with relevant work/community experience in the professional field or discipline appropriate to the area of instruction. Experience working with international students in a post-secondary setting is an asset.
7. Experience with a Learning Management System (e.g. Desire2Learn, Blackboard, etc.), including the creation of discussion forums, tests, assignments, chat rooms, to edit and modify course content when required.
8. Evidence of having maintained up-to-date knowledge and achievements in the field appropriate to the area of instruction.
9. Experience in developing course content, curriculum, and learning materials is an asset.
10. Knowledge of best practices for the delivery and management of in-class and online courses as adopted by the Program, including, but not limited to:
a. Using course management system tools to communicate with students and to foster and support a collaborative online learning community with and between students in the course;
b. Providing timely and constructive feedback on student work;
c. Responding to student academic and course administration inquiries promptly and refer students to technical support or student support when appropriate; and,
d. Ensuring academic integrity in the creation and administration of assignments, tests, and exams in class and online environments.
11. Commitment to practical teaching skills for adult learners, including:
a. A commitment to deliver the prescribed curriculum;
b. A demonstrated ability to apply required instructional techniques; and the ability to create a positive learning environment for adults;
c. Pedagogy for diverse populations; and,
d. Course management.
12. Ability to interact effectively with adult students, particularly in the areas of:
a. Academic advising;
b. Understanding and respect for human rights and diversity; and,
c. Commitment to positive interpersonal skills.
13. Superior organizational skills and ability to work in a high pressure, multitask, high volume team-oriented environment with minimal supervision.
14. Commitment to professional, collegial life, and awareness of work-integrated learning practices.
15. Demonstrated entry level skills in College’s teaching competencies as set out in the Professor Competency Profile
*This position closes June 15th 2021 at 12:00 pm*
Job #ID 1011
Pay Rate Contact Us
Location North Bay
Please call 705-476-3234 for employer contact information.