Teaching Faculty -- Child and Adolescent Development
City University of Seattle
Vancouver, BC
Canada: Part-time Teaching Faculty - Child and Adolescent Development

Category: Canadian Positions
Department: School of Education
Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia
Posted: Jul 19, 2019
Closes: Dec 31, 2019 - 11:59 PM EST
Type: Part-time

About City University of Seattle:
City University of Seattle (CityU) is a distinguished and comprehensive private nonprofit university and an affiliate of the National University System. CityU is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). We are dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. As a pioneer in digital learning, we have been delivering online education for over 40 years. CityU is ranked by the U.S. News & World Report among the top for online bachelor's degree programs, and among the top online programs for veterans in the U.S. CityU prides itself on having a completion rate of twice the national average according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

CityU has over 20 locations in the Northwest and worldwide. Many of our degree, certificate and endorsement programs are offered online, in-person, mixed-mode and in performance-based formats. Aside from its flagship campus and headquarters in Seattle, CityU offers programs in Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Mexico, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Vietnam.

Job Description:
City University's Canada campus headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. is seeking Part-Time Teaching Faculty to teach on the MEd in School Counselling Program. Employing a practitioner-scholar model, the MEd School Counselling program trains teachers for career options in educational counselling. Students are introduced to a broad range of counselling theoretical concepts, developmental, ethical considerations and the application of skills that are required in the school setting through a breadth of course work, delivered by practitioner faculty. Supported internships allow students to focus on skills that benefit their professional responsibilities as well as challenge their growth in counselling skills. A made-in-Canada curriculum and the use of local Teaching Faculty allow the program to respond to district, regional, and provincial contexts. Graduates of the MEd School Counselling program will be able to apply for school counselling positions as well as other educational career advancements.

Course Summary:
EGC 533 Child and Adolescent and Development

This course is designed for candidates in school counselling as an in-depth exploration of individual differences in child growth and development. How children learn differently in various ways and its relationship to developmental issues will be explored through research readings, self-reflection, papers and collaborative discussions. The course identifies various theories of child and adolescent growth and development and aids in understanding their application in the classroom.

Part-time Teaching Faculty at CityU have three key responsibilities:

Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
Fostering student development, and
Maintaining currency in their profession.

Requirements:Minimum Qualifications:
An earned doctoral degree in education from an accredited college or university is required; PhD is preferable.
Minimum five years experience in related professional positions.
Minimum five years experience in K-12 classroom teaching.
Skill in addressing student academic-related issues and concerns in support of retention and student success.
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate to and communicate with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external communities.
Commitment to providing an academic environment that incorporates intercultural competence in teaching and learning.
Ability to present a professional image on behalf of the academic school and City University as appropriate in relation to the community.
Culturally competent to serve a diverse student and faculty body.

Additional Information:Salary Information:
The Part-time Teaching Faculty salary is based on the level of course (graduate, undergraduate, doctoral) and the number of course credits (1-5).

Winter quarter 2020 starting January

Vancouver, B.C.

Application Instructions:
City University of Seattle accepts applications through this online process only. For consideration, please submit a complete application packet. A complete application is one that includes:

Completed Electronic Application Form
Cover letter
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City University of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer and is continuously working to build a diverse faculty and staff. City University strongly encourages inquiries from all qualified individuals interested in becoming part of the CityU team, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.