The Department of Child and Youth Care in the Faculty of Child, Family and Community Studies at Douglas College is hiring one or more full time or part time regular probationary instructors, to begin August 17, 2020. The primary place of work will be Coquitlam Campus.
Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.
In addition, the Department is also accepting applications for instructors to add to the Contract Faculty list.
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.
You will instruct undergraduate students, in the Department of Child and Youth Care, maintaining a high quality, learner-centred environment. You may also, depending on your education and experience, teach in the Youth Justice Worker Diploma program and/or in the Indigenous Pathway.
You will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress. Additional duties include curriculum development and review and active participation in department, faculty and college-wide committees.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
You have a Masters degree in a human service field; a doctoral degree is preferred, as is at least one degree (graduate or undergraduate) in Child and Youth Care. You have direct experience engaging in relational work with children, youth, and/or families.
Experience working with school-aged children, working in K-12 schools, and/or supervisory experience within a human service agency would be a benefit.
You have experience teaching in educational settings (preferably post-secondary) or community settings (e.g. training, facilitating educational groups, etc.) Awareness of and experience with: Indigenous people; youth justice; immigrant and refugee groups; and/or international CYC practice is preferred. Experience with online instruction is preferred.
Applicants with Indigenous ancestry and/or knowledge of and experience with Indigenous organizations and communities are strongly encouraged to apply.