Competition Number: REQ 4746
Professor, School of Early Childhood Education
Centres for Community Services & Health Sciences
Faculty Teaching Scale
99 Gerrard St.E.
Full Time Faculty
George Brown College is located on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and other Indigenous peoples who have lived here over time. We are grateful to share this land as treaty people who learn, work, and live in the community with each other.
George Brown College is committed to creating and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment. We encourage and actively seek applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized people, visible minorities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, all genders, and persons with disabilities.
At George Brown College, we have established a reputation for equipping our students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. As employees, we are committed to creating an enriching learning community for our students, delivering excellence in what we do, holding ourselves accountable for our work and demonstrating diversity and respect for one another.
What responsibilities will you have in this role?
The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach students in a variety of the Early Childhood Education courses including those for the Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership. In addition, the candidate will provide support to students in the Early Childhood Education settings.
Provides academic leadership and develops an effective learning environment for students through the design and delivery of curriculum.
Defines and revises subject/program objectives.
Devises and evaluates learning outcomes.
Teaches assigned subjects, as well as tutors and advises students.
Evaluates student performance/progress/achievements.
Participates in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees.
Remains current through consultation with community and industry representatives, as well as academic colleagues.
Contributes to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs as needed/requested.
What qualifications do you need for this role?
Preference will be given to qualified candidates of Indigenous ancestry (i.e., Turtle Island – First Nations Status and non-Status, Métis or Inuit).
Must have an undergraduate degree with a specialization in Early Childhood Education. Masters credential and a related PhD required in the following areas: Infant and Child Mental Health; Inclusive Early Years Education.
Member in good standing with The College of Early Childhood Educators.
Minimum of three years’ successful and recent teaching experience at the post-secondary level in working with indigenous communities as well as teaching experience using an anti-oppression/intersectional perspective.
Demonstrated work experience in the early year’s sector in the areas of Children’s Mental Health; and working in Inclusive practice; as well as several years of teaching at the post-secondary level is required.
Excellent communication, collaboration, team-work and interpersonal skills.
Exhibited innovation and professional development related to teaching, use of technology, and student success.
Effective ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience and learning needs.
Proven commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization practice including knowledge and experience of working with diverse communities.
Commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population.
Flexibility in adapting to change and in participating in consultative decision-making processes.
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Please ensure your resume highlights all relevant education, training and experience that are applicable to the minimum qualifications for this role. Please include your teaching philosophy with your application.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
Closing: Open until filled - now reviewing external applicants
George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. Candidates who require accommodation in the interview process may contact firstname.lastname@example.org and all information received will be addressed confidentially.
As a unionized workplace, we support our internal employees by providing first consideration to qualified applications as set out in the Collective Agreement.
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