Professor, Performing Arts - Part-Time Contract
Temp PT, Academic
Daniels Spectrum (585 Dundas St. East) / Remote
As per Academic Collective Agreement
June 4, 2021
June 18, 2021
Salary: As per College Policy
Contract Period: September – December 2021
Note: This position will take place both virtually and on-campus.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to educate students. We are committed to education that places strong emphasis on global citizenship, social justice and equity. We live this through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity groups including: Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons
We also recognize that Centennial is situated on the Treaty Lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and pay tribute to their legacy as well as that of all First Peoples that have been and remain present here in Toronto. We recognize that First Peoples come from sovereign Nations and that part of understanding our responsibilities of residing on this territory are understanding the true history, circumstances and legacy of the Treaties signed here (such as the Toronto Purchase, Robinson-Huron Treaty and Williams Treaties) and including pre-contact Treaties and Agreements between sovereign Nations and that all peoples in this area are therefore Treaty people with obligations and responsibilities to all our relations.
Centennial College’s School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design is seeking contract faculty members to teach in the College’s Performing Arts Fundamentals program in the Fall 2021 semester. Candidates would be asked to teach one or more of the following subject areas:
Introduction to Acting
Foster a positive, respectful teaching and learning environment based on the principles of inclusion, equity and diversity, including the critical examination of classroom materials and instructional practice for discriminatory bias or barriers to learning and engagement
Apply engaging teaching and learning strategies, employing diverse academic technologies as needed
Evaluate student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of techniques, providing constructive and meaningful feedback
Teach either in person or online as required by the College
Work effectively in a team-based environment, using effective interpersonal communication skills with students, faculty, and management
Provide reasonable academic support to students through timely electronic communication
Post marks and course materials in a timely manner on the electronic course shell
Maintain records of student grades and assessments
Participate in meetings and training activities as needed; additional compensation will be provided for attendance at mandatory meetings
Diploma and/or degree within Performing Arts or related field required
Minimum 2 years of teaching experience; teaching students at the post-secondary level preferred
Minimum 5 years professional and relevant industry experience
Demonstrated understanding of the creative practice of diverse Black, Indigenous, and/or 2SLGBTQ+ performing artists in Canada
Strong commitment and understanding of the principles of social justice, diversity; ability to enhance equity and inclusive communities with students of various social, cultural and educational backgrounds
Familiar with Toronto’s professional performing arts scene
Familiar with emerging technologies and other trends currently affecting the industry
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
Experience developing course or learning materials is an asset
Apply online: www.centennialcollege.ca/careers
Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer.
When applying, please submit a résumé and a brief cover letter that highlights all requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by June 18, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. Please quote Job ID - J0621-0362. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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