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Instructor Adult Basic Education (ABE) Youth

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number 24FA0034
Position Title Instructor Adult Basic Education (ABE) Youth
Pclass # F9740
Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Youth
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.
Position Summary
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.
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 remedial 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
  • Baccalaureate Degree in one or more of the following subject areas: English, Math, Science, Social Science or an equivalent degree as determined by hiring area.
  • Have or are in process of completing a teacher training certificate, BC Instructor’s Diploma, or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years recent experience teaching at-risk youth, who present challenging learning styles and behaviours, in a self-paced, individualized Adult Basic Education setting, or its equivalent.
  • Two (2) years recent experience working directly with youth who face challenging life circumstances, including drug and/or alcohol use, mental illness conflict with the law, sexual, physical and psychological abuse, learning disabilities, being in government or foster care, homelessness and behaviour/authority conflicts, or equivalent.
  • Adhere to a philosophy of student centered and individualized learning.
  • Experience teaching all of Intermediate English, Math, Science, and Social Studies (Grade 10 equivalence) and one of Advanced English, Math or Biology (Grade 11 equivalence).
  • Demonstrated experience and skills utilizing a variety of teaching methods and assessment strategies to accommodate the unique learning styles of students who have experienced limited success using traditional teaching methods.
  • Previous success working collaboratively and effectively in a team-teaching situation.
  • Experience with online teaching, learning management systems and educational technology.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications and programs.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE $68.39/hour
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. Broadway
Is this posting only for internal applicants?
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change 04/03/2024
Position End Date - If temporary
Additional Notes for Applicants
Posting Open Date 03/15/2024
Posting Close Date 04/30/2024
Is this a pooled posting? No

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Applicant Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents