This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Manager, Early Childhood Education (ECE) Programs, the incumbent will provide educational leadership and administration of the ECE Program. The Instructor, ECE Program is responsible for developing and delivering courses and providing curriculum expertise in early childhood development. The incumbent will ensure that course content is based on current research in the field of early childhood education. The position works as a member of the ECE team to schedule and deliver courses in the ECE diploma and Applied Certificate Programs. The Applied Certificate program is delivered in communities outside of Rankin Inlet, and the incumbent will be required to travel to those communities for course delivery.
The Instructor, Early Childhood Education Program will provide continual evaluation, support and guidance to learners. The incumbent will instruct courses using a range of instructional strategies and methods. Planning the sequence and content of courses and lessons and delivering and analyzing course content is an ongoing responsibility. In addition to classroom work, the incumbent will coordinate and supervise learner practicums and will work with practicum partners to ensure participant learning needs are being met and that they are mastering professional competencies.
The incumbent will provide mature, capable and professional leadership to the program and ensure high standards of excellence. Applicants to the position must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or an equivalent field such as Education, Psychology, Child and Youth Work, Social Work and will have experience teaching adults at the post-secondary level. A minimum of two years of experience working in early childhood development is required, experience in Nunavut is preferred. A Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a PhD would be a definite asset. Montessori training is also an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.