Sheridan College

Professor, English as a Second Language (Part-time)

Job Description

 

Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
Reference Number: 17/PT/33

Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience

Start Date: Fall 2017
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Details: The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.

 

Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty tea.  The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences invites applications for part-time faculty to deliver curriculum in the School of Communications & Literary Studies in the English as a Second Language program (ESL). Sheridan’s vibrant ESL program is a gateway program to Sheridan’s many programs and other academic pathways, helping to maximize student achievement through an intensive focus on language skills and systems.

 

 

Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to the creation of a learning-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research projects and alternative delivery strategies.

 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
  • Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
  • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
  • Designing, revising, and updating of course material in consultation with the program coordinator, other faculty members, advisory committees, and potential employers and students
  • Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
  • Attending periodic faculty meetings

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in English, Applied Linguistics (or a related field of study) is preferred
  • TESL Ontario/Canada certification or equivalent required;
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience in teaching at the post-secondary level, or equivalent experience as an English Language trainer in business or industry preferred;
  • Practical experience with a Learning Management System (LMS), such as DesireToLearn, is preferred
  • Strong network of contacts with other professionals, organizations and employers;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.

Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com

 

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

 

Note: Copies of educational credentials is requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

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