Adjunct Instructor - Pipe Trades
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Corporate Development and Applied Research
Within SAIT, the Corporate Development, Applied Research and Innovation (CDARI) division employs all non-credit instructors and Subject Matter Experts who facilitate and build curriculum within the Centre of Continuing Education & Professional Studies, Corporate Training, and International Projects. We are looking to add qualified industry professionals to facilitate this course on a part-time, contract basis to a cohort of independent adult learners.
Students of this division can take non-credit classes in any number or order, as they do not count toward a degree or diploma program. These course offerings are geared to provide learners with professional development or re-training.
In addition to teaching, the Instructor is responsible for student support and communication, creation of assignments, marking, grading, and curriculum revision as needed.
The instructor is to make use of any and all available resources, methods, techniques and strategies to ensure student success and an engaged, hands-on environment. The instructor is expected to work collaboratively with colleagues to create a learning atmosphere which is pedagogically sound, technically supported, and innovative in nature.
SAIT and CDARI provides in-depth training and support for first-time instructors. We pride ourselves in bringing the leading edge of the field into the hands-on learning of our students. We strive to leave our graduates with job-ready skills and experience through cases, assignments, and projects to be value-add candidates to the local employment market.
Prepare and present lessons, lectures, assignments, quizzes, exams, lab activities and lab demonstrations for learners if applicable given the course outline
Maintain records for the purposes of grading, assessing professionalism and tracking attendance in both theory and lab classes if given the course outline
Manage the classroom or lab to ensure a positive learning environment
Show personal interest in the learner and create a climate conducive to optimal learning
Provide on-going support, guidance and advice to students
Assist in the maintenance of curriculum as needed to maintain up-to date and relevant learning
Participate in curriculum/program review as needed
Attend all SAIT training as required
Achievement of School initiatives and Objectives
Be an active and engaged member of the School
Adhere to all safety legislation, guidelines and safety standards as required
Maintain contact with relevant industry sectors
All other duties as required for the position
This Instructor opportunity is scheduled to deliver classes:
PIPE001 – Introduction to Pipe
April 26, 2021 to April 30, 2021
In-class Lab & Theory online using Zoom
Minimum Alberta Red Seal Journeyperson Certificate in Plumbing and/or Steam fitting/Pipefitting
Alberta Class A Gasfitter Certificate is an asset
2 years of industry experience is an asset
Prior teaching or training experience in adult education is an asset
Experience and fluency with Office 365 (MS Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)
Experience with videoconferencing technology (MS Teams, WebX, Skype or Zoom)
Fluent in English reading and vocabulary
Comfortable speaking to the public
Positive & respectful attitude
Ability to read, interpret and deliver specific curriculum
Excellent communication skills
Ability to organize and present written information
Previous teaching experience
Experience with a Learning Management System (Brightspace or Moodle is an asset)
Training and knowledge of adult learning fundamentals
Formal training or education in facilitation or teaching
Formal training in online technologies
Experience with curriculum development or instructional design
Conveys full and complete thought
Explains answers completely and thoroughly
Provides relevant examples
Speaks directly and concisely
Brings excitement and engagement
Possesses genuine interest in teaching others
Interest in life-long learning
Seeks and welcomes feedback and advice
Is attentive to timelines, structures, and processes
Adaptability and flexibility
Can succeed with independence
Industry Leading within Profession:
Informed and curious
Seeks best practices, leading technology, and new ideas
Speaks confidently about their field of work
Why Work at SAIT
SAIT and CDARI have a focus on adjunct instructor development and support. We sustain that the next level classroom experience starts with our dedicated and qualified instructors and the ability to bring their field experience into the classroom. We focus on applied curriculum and developing the employability of our graduates. We are future focused in developing our local, national, and international economies for the future.
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SAIT is committed to equity and diversity within its community and invites applications from all qualified applicants.
SAFA: This position is part of the SAFA (SAIT’s Faculty Association)
Conditions of Employment
In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, all applicants to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology must complete and pass a police security clearance before employment is confirmed. Employment is conditional until a satisfactory police security clearance is obtained and confirmed. Employment with SAIT will not commence until the results have been provided and confirmed.
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