Professor, Educational Support (Part-time)
Sheridan College
Oakville, ON
Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/PT/111
Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Application Details: The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.

Through unique partnerships with school boards, students at Sheridan have unequalled learning opportunities that will form the basis of rewarding and meaningful careers. The Educational Support program offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as knowledge related to special needs and special education for kindergarten to grade 12 contexts.

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Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to the creation of a learning-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to College, Faculty, and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
Attending periodic faculty meetings

A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Education/Disability Studies or related field of study is required;
Minimum of 3 years related Educational Support professional experience;
Practical experience supporting students with a range of exceptionalities in the classroom, including: students with autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, physical exceptionalities, speech and language disorders, and those who exhibit challenging behaviour in the classroom;
Experience using educational and/or assistive technology;
Experience in teaching at the post-secondary level preferred;
Demonstrable ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students;
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills along with a commitment to working in a team environment;
Strong network of Educational Support professional contacts with other professionals, agencies and employers.

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Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.