BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructors – Employment Skills Access/College Readiness Programs - Burns Lake


Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Resume Review: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Position Start Date: September, 2019
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 Community Education Department of NVIT believes in community based education and training. NVIT anticipates the need for term instructors to teach within the Employment Skills Access Program and the College Readiness Program and invites applications from qualified candidates. The courses will be offered at Burns Lake, BC starting September, 2019.  Prospective applicants should indicate which course(s) they are interested in teaching.

 

EMSK 041 – Cultural Orientation

EMSK 042 – Personal Development

ENGL 060 – Literature and Composition

MATH 050 – Introduction to Algebra

INST 050 – Indigenous Studies I



Requirements/Qualifications:

  • possess a Bachelors or a Master’s Degree in a related field and/or a desired combination of education and experience;

  • demonstrated post-secondary teaching experience with Indigenous adult learners;

  • understanding in working with adult learners who may have less than positive educational/life experiences;

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

  • knowledge of Indigenous culture and language.

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.