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Douglas College

Early Childhood Education - Contract Faculty

Part Time
6 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Early Childhood Education - Contract Faculty Posting Number 00471F Location See Work Arrangements Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 01/03/2023 End Date 04/30/2023 Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Early Childhood Education Department in the Faculty of Applied Community Studies is hiring contract faculty instructors for our Winter (January-April 2023) semester.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
You will instruct students in the Department of Early Childhood Education.
The Department offers a two-year online/hybrid diploma program that prepares students for basic ECE certification as well as certification as a Special Needs Educator. Students may also complete a post-diploma citation in Infant-Toddler Care.


You will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress in the Early Childhood Education Diploma program. You will plan, organize and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to learners and maintain high quality learner-centred instruction.

The Department is seeking contract instructors for the following courses:

On Campus
    • ECED 1220 - Methods for Inclusive Play-Based Programmes for Young Children 1 • ECED 1231 - ECE Curriculum 1 • ECED 2361 - Indigenous Worldview and Early Childhood Education • ECED 2365 - Global Perspectives and Early Childhood Education

    • ECED 1125 - Promoting Healthy Practices in Early Childhood Education • ECED 1211 - Professional Growth and Communication • ECED 2315 - Working with Families in Early Childhood Education • ECED 2412 - Administrative Skills for ECE Centres • ECED 2401 - Advanced Growth and Development: Individual Planning for Children with
    Diverse Abilities • ECED 2361 - Indigenous Worldview and Early Childhood Education

Further contracts may be awarded in the future.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
    •The successful candidate will have a Masters degree (Doctorate preferred) in Early Childhood Education or in a closely related field (e.g Education, Psychology, Child & Youth Care). •Experience or strong interest in teaching applied knowledge and skills to post-secondary students. •Experience caring for and/or working with young children in a childcare, preschool or kindergarten setting. •Interest and/or proficiency in technology using an online-based teaching & learning platform. •Excellent communication & time management skills. •Willingness to work collaboratively in a team setting. •Have a computer.

* Applicants with Indigenous ancestry and/or knowledge of and experience with Indigenous organizations and communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/07/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested internal applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter is submitted online and received by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Please ensure your resume & cover letter clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

This position will remain open until filled with the first review date of Thursday, November 17, 2022.
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