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Early Childhood Education Instructor - Casual 2024-2025

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic considers the diversity of our workforce to be one our leading strengths and greatest assets. Our employee diversity enhances our ability to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population. Currently, approximately 20% of our students are Indigenous. A continued emphasis on the development of a representative workforce is one of Sask Polytech's strategic priorities and, as an organization, we are making significant efforts to attract and retain Indigenous employees.

Job Content (SDF) Details

Job Content (SDF) Details

Competition Number P15309
Posting Title Early Childhood Education Instructor - Casual 2024-2025
Classification Instructor
Location Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus
Other Location(s) Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus
Building Saskatoon Campus, Ave. W.
Other Building
Date Posted 05/10/2024
Closing Date 06/30/2025
JIQ #
Start Date 08/12/2024
End Date 06/30/2025
Open Until Filled No
Ongoing No
Category of work Casual
Bargaining Unit Faculty Association
Hours of Work To be Assigned
Salary Range As per instructional grid
Temporary Market Stipend
Incumbent
Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay
29 occasions or less.

This posting is to create a casual list of instructors for the Early Childhood Education program. The end date is indicated as June 30, 2025 as casual lists are renewed annually, however opportunities are available to continue casually past that date.
Posting Status Open
Special Instructions to Applicants
Saskatchewan Polytechnic considers the diversity of our workforce to be one our leading strengths and greatest assets. Our employee diversity enhances our ability to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population. Currently, approximately 20% of our students are Indigenous. A continued emphasis on the development of a representative workforce is one of Sask Polytech’s strategic priorities and, as an organization, we are making significant efforts to attract and retain Indigenous employees.

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA)

Job Duties

Job Duties
1. To provide instruction and to facilitate interactive practical experiences for students in the Early Childhood Education diploma program.
2. Be flexible and responsive to learner needs using appropriate instructional methodologies in support of a blended learning experience.
3. Provide appropriate evaluation, assessment, and feedback to students on the required learning platform (Bright Space).
4. Plan and deliver content and learning activities that reflect the values, beliefs, needs, and contributions of a culturally diverse community.
5. Manage the classroom to ensure an optimum learning environment.
6. Maintain and up-date curriculum materials.
7. Work co-operatively in an interdependent team environment.
8. Engage in professional development opportunities to keep current with employer and educational requirements.
9. Develop working relationships with appropriate external partners and employers, and as required, set up and supervise students in a practical work placement.
10. Follow policies and procedures adopted by Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
11. Attend program and school meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

Specific Accountabilities
Duties
Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)
1. Recognized relevant four-year degree (Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Child and Youth Studies, Bachelor’s in Child Development).
2. Two years’ recent and relevant experience working in an Early Learning and Childcare Education setting as an Early Childhood Educator/Teacher/ECE Instructor.
3. Effective interpersonal skills.
4. Effective communication skills (both oral and written).
5. Effective instructional ability.
6. Demonstrated competence and recent experience in the use of the internet, e-mail, MS Office Suite software and the ability to learn and adapt to changing technology.
7. Ability to function as a team member in an ever-changing environment.
8. Demonstrates Valuing Diversity.
Desired QSA
Required Competencies

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Saskatchewan Polytechnic Careers Site
    • Newspaper
    • LinkedIn
    • Workopolis
    • SaskJobs.ca
    • Social Media
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. If you answered 'Other' above, please specify source here:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents