BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructor(s) – College Readiness


Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Monday, July 11, 2022
Resume Review: ongoing review of resumes
Position Start Date: multiple opportunities
Salary: Term rate: $6,950.32 per course
Contact: Human Resources
Email: hr@nvit.ca
Phone: 250-378-3317
Address: NVIT
4155 Belshaw St.
Merritt, BC, V1K 1R1

NVIT is BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute. As a leader in Indigenous post-secondary education and a fully accredited member of BC's post-secondary education system, we provide a comprehensive range of programs up to the degree level at our campuses in Merritt and Burnaby. NVIT also delivers programs online and in Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia. Join a growing and innovative institution committed to making a difference in Indigenous education and communities. With an institutional mission to empower learners by strengthening voice and identity through education, NVIT employees honour an atmosphere embedded in Indigenous culture and traditions while cultivating an environment founded on learner centred principles that promote student recruitment, engagement and achievement.

Job Description:

The Community Education Department of NVIT believes in community-based education and training.  NVIT anticipates a requirement for Term Instructors to deliver courses within the College Readiness program.  Courses will be delivered in conjunction with our five founding bands Shackan, Nooiatch, Coldwater, Upper Nicola and Lower Nicola communities.

Job Summary:

This will be a sessional term opportunity; course offerings are subject to sufficient student enrolment. Additional courses may be requested in the following subject areas: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Studies, Language, Reading, Physics, and Science. Applicants should indicate which courses they are qualified for and which they are interested in teaching.

 

NICOLA VALLEY

MATH-030 - ALFM LEVEL III & IV

MATH-040 - ALFM LEVEL V & VI

MATH-050 - INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA

MATH-055 - INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA II

MATH-057 - INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA I

 

ENGL-030 - FUNDAMENTAL ENGLISH - WRITING

ENGL-040 - READING COMPREHENSION

ENGL-050 - WRITING SKILLS

ENGL-060 - LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION

 

INST-050 - INDIGENOUS STUDIES I

INST-060 - INDIGENOUS STUDIES II

 

STSC-101 - STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS 101

 

Course details can be found at: https://www.nvit.ca/course_search.aspx?all=1&RD=1



Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field;

  • Post-secondary teaching experience (with Indigenous adult learners preferred);

  • Knowledge of classroom teaching and learning practices;

  • Excellent teaching and human relations skills - faculty members are expected to contribute positively to the life of the school and community;

  • Demonstrated understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing

As an Indigenous centre for excellence, NVIT inspires learners to strengthen community.

NVIT gives high priority to Aboriginal candidates. All applicants should be experienced in working with Aboriginal people.