Professors, Early Childhood Education

Job ID:

2019-050

Open Date:

03/14/2019

Close Date:

03/28/2019

Position Summary

If you are an educational leader looking for an opportunity to be part of a transformative experience and contribute as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.
 
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offers a combination of theoretical learning and hands on experience and meets its vision of transforming postsecondary education through global and polytechnic leadership.
 
Humber’s Centres of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will integrate applied research into program curricula and provide students with access to interdisciplinary and industry projects. We are seeking faculty who will provide students with an exceptional learning experience as we immerse our students in experiential learning and programs that empower them to think critically, make bold choices and become leaders of change.
 
Humber offers a variety of credentials including: bachelor’s degree, diplomas, certificates, post-graduate certificates and apprentice programs. Faculty and students excel in business, applied technology, media studies, liberal arts and sciences, social community services, health sciences, hospitality, recreation and lifestyle promotion and creative and performing arts. Learn more about Humber College at www.humber.ca .
 
The successful candidates will teach courses in the Early Childhood Education diploma and/or certificate programs. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include curriculum development, design/revise courses, lesson planning, assessing student progress and achievement, and classroom management. The successful candidates will be expected to establish an effective and innovative learning environment and work as collaborative team members.In addition, the successful applicants will be expected to play an active role in developing curriculum, strategic planning, and advising students in their field practicum courses, and support student advising, student recruitment, graduate placement.
 
The candidates will be expected to further develop community partnerships, participate on a variety of committees, and advance college initiatives. These individuals will also contribute to the overall direction of the program, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program, and developing and maintaining strong industry ties. Teaching will be assigned at both the North and Orangeville campus.

Qualifications

The successful candidates will have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Studies, or a related program. They will have a minimum of five years of experience in the field of early childhood education and will be registered members (or demonstrate eligibility to become registered members) of the College of Early Childhood Educators. They will also have a minimum of three years of experience teaching at the postsecondary level, with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and classroom innovation. Humber’s Early Childhood Education department prides itself on educating students in the values of global citizenship; therefore, research and/or teaching experience in the areas of special needs, social justice, anti-bias education, Indigenous knowledge, and/or nature education is essential.
 
In addition, the successful candidates will have engaging and effective teaching skills, demonstrated ability to coach and support students, demonstrated experience managing classroom dynamics, strong knowledge and application of current pedagogical principles, a student-focused approach and a demonstrated commitment to fostering innovation and positive change. The successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion, be a collaborative team player, and be committed to a positive team culture. The successful candidates will possess well developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills and have demonstrated ability to contribute positively to curriculum development and delivery. All applicants must clearly identify their eligibility to apply. Indigenous, Inuit and Métis individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reports To:

Associate Dean

Job Type:

Full Time

Job Classification:

Academic

Division/Department:

Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellness

Campus/Site:

Humber North Campus, Humber Orangeville Campus

Compensation:

Academic start salaries are determined by qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the current Collective Agreement for Academic Employees.
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