BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructor Social Work 376 – Child Welfare Practice

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Resume Review: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Position Start Date: May 6, 2019
Salary: Term Rate: $6,549.44 per course
Contact: Leah Garcia-Gray
Email: hr@nvit.bc.ca
Phone: 250-378-3308
Fax: 250-378-3332
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 NVIT BSW degree program is the only Aboriginal-centered BSW program in BC. NVIT anticipates the requirement for term instructors to deliver the following course in Merritt.

SOCW 376 – Child Welfare Practice

May 6 – June 17, 2019

Mondays 9:00am – 4:30pm

Qualified candidates are invited to apply.


The course outline can be found on our website www.nvit.ca.


  • Master of Social Work (MSW)

  • minimum of 2 years of teaching experience at a college or university level;

  • experience in classroom teaching and learning practices with Aboriginal adult learners;

  • strong connections and roots within Aboriginal / First Nations communities; and

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

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.