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Douglas College

Contract Instructor - Practicum

Part Time
2 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Contract Instructor - Practicum Posting Number 00541F Location See Work Arrangements Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/01/2023 End Date 12/31/2023 Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Department of Disability and Community Studies ( DACS ) is seeking contract instructors to supervise and oversee practicum courses commencing Fall 2023.

* The primary place of work is online in the Northwest Territories.
The practicum courses are part of the Education Assistance and Inclusion Certificate Program partnered with the Government of the Northwest Territories.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
Douglas College's Department of Disability and Community Studies ( DACS ) has programs that prepare reflective practitioners to support the education and self-determination of children, youth and adults who have complex needs and/or require support. Instructors in the department typically teach a range of academic and practicum courses.

We require contract instructors for practicum supervision for the Fall 2023 semester.
Further contracts may be awarded in the future as the need arises.


As a contract practicum instructor, you will oversee the learning of students who are practicing skills in selected sites. You will facilitate student learning as they integrate and reflect upon their educational, personal and professional experiences while on practicum and during scheduled online seminars. There are three areas you will be responsible for:
•Online Practice and Guidance •Group Seminars •Evaluation/Feedback component: written mid-term and final student evaluation/grades

The Department is seeking contract instructors for:
DACS 1240 (Fall Semester) - Practicum
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need •The successful candidate will have a Master's degree with an emphasis on inclusive education or a closely related field focusing on individuals with complex needs and/or requiring support. •Experience in teaching applied knowledge and skills to post-secondary students an asset. •Interest and/or proficiency in technology using an online-based teaching & learning platform (Blackboard). •Excellent communication & time management skills. •Willingness to work collaboratively in a team setting. •Preferred candidate will have knowledge and experience in the following areas:

    •inclusive education and structural supports in the Northwest Territories •teaching Northwest Territory Curriculum, with a focus on applying UDL •transitional supports through the grades, including school entry into JK and school exit to adult life •social / emotional learning and associated practices •holistic trauma-sensitive and restorative practices to support children and youth •roles and responsibilities of support assistants and those who work with them in NWT schools.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/20/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
    •This position will remain open until filled with the first review date of August 3, 2023. •Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter is submitted online. •Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position.
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