Instructor General Skills Community and Career Education (CACE)

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number 23FA0008
Title Instructor General Skills Community and Career Education (CACE)
Pclass # F9744
Area General Skills Community and Career Education (CACE)
Job Summary
Who We Are

We acknowledge that Vancouver Community College (VCC) is located on the traditional unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples who have been stewards of this land from time immemorial.

For over 55 years, VCC has been a leader in innovative, experiential post-secondary learning. We’re one of B.C’s top employers and we are proud to inspire students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce.

At VCC, we respect and celebrate our differences, and are committed to the work of decolonization, accessibility, and inclusivity for all. Be a part of creating an inclusive community that provides equitable opportunities for Indigenous and diverse representation, participation, and success for everyone.

We value lived experience and encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. Come join the VCC community as we shape the future together.

This position is responsible for teaching students in an assigned field of study using a diverse set of instruction methods and tools. The position develops curriculum, prepares teaching materials, provides assessments of students’ progress. It ensures the proper stewardship of college facilities, equipment and other inventories. The position is also responsible for upholding the College’s policies and procedures and for participating in meetings and events and on committees.
Job Duties/Responsibilities
1. Teaches students using a diverse and systematic plan of lectures, presentations, demonstrations, discussion groups, laboratory work, shop sessions, seminars, case studies, field assignments and independent or group projects.
2. Develops curriculum and prepares teaching materials and outlines for courses including audio visual and web-related materials where appropriate.
3. Prepares, administers and marks papers, tests, exams and other assessments to monitor and evaluate students’ progress. Provides detailed feedback on student performance.
4. Assists and provides support to students and potential students by advising on program curricula and career decisions.
5. Provides individualized or group tutorial or remedi al instruction to students who require it.
6. Maintains effective stewardship of classroom facilities, equipment, materials, software and tools.
7. Arranges for and supervises independent or group projects, field placements, laboratory work or hands-on training.
8. Adheres to VCC policies and procedures including being available to students and maintaining confidentiality of student information.
9. Participates in departmental and college meetings and events. Consults with other College departments and may serve on committees concerning matters such as budgets, curriculum revision, and course and certificate or diploma requirements.
10. Performs other related duties as required.
Area Hiring Criteria
  • Bachelor Degree with emphasis in education, adult education, special education, psychology, vocational rehabilitation or counseling
  • Provincial Instructor’s Diploma (completed or in progress) or equivalent teaching certification
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in designing, delivering, and evaluating educational, employment readiness, and skills training programs and courses for persons with intellectual disabilities
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience applying current best practice in procedures, techniques, and methodologies for providing instruction to adults with a range of developmental disabilities, including but not limited to: intellectual disabilities; learning disabilities; autism spectrum disorder; and mental illnesses
  • Current knowledge of community agencies and support services available to persons with disabilities
  • Knowledge of the effects of cognitive disabilities and mental health issues on the vocational development and functioning level of students
  • Knowledge of current labour market information and trends as it relates to employment for persons with disabilities
  • Experience and abilities in job coaching and supporting students on practicum, marketing students to prospective employers, and creating relevant partnerships and success oriented practicums
  • Excellent level in written and verbal communication skills, organizational and report writing skills
  • Ability to work without supervision, pay attention to detail, and to work as an effective team member
  • Instructional experience in literacy, numeracy and computer applications at a fundamental level
  • (Desired) Superhost Trainer Certification
  • (Desired) Proficiency with MS Office applications
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE In accordance with the VCCFA Collective Agreement
Posting Detail Information

Employment Group Faculty
Type of Position Auxiliary
Employment Type On Call
Primary Location - This position may require you to work at all VCC locations. Downtown
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change
Position End Date - If temporary
Additional Notes for Applicants
Posting Open Date 03/02/2023
Posting Close Date 03/15/2023
Is this a pooled posting? Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts/Credentials