BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructors – College Readiness (Provincial)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Friday, November 13, 2020
Resume Review: Friday, December 31, 2021
Ongoing review of resumes
Salary: Term Rate: $6,814.04 per course
Contact: Human Resources
Email: hr@nvit.bc.ca
Phone: 250-378-3308
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:

NVIT anticipates the need for term instructors to teach College Readiness (CR) courses and invites applications from qualified candidates. NVIT provides CR courses through the Community Education department that are provided within communities across the Province.  We are posting to develop a Human Resource bank for Instructors for new and upcoming CR courses in the Academic year 2020-2021.

Courses within this program can be used to qualify a learner for the BC Adult Graduation Diploma, which is the adult student equivalent of a High School Diploma.  Courses may include the following subject areas… Biology, Chemistry, Computer Studies, College Readiness, English, Indigenous Studies, Language (Nsyilxcen), Math, Reading, Physics, and Science.  The full list of courses can be found on our website www.nvit.ca.

Applicants should indicate which courses they are qualified for and interested in teaching


  • 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; and

  • 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.