1750 Finch Avenue East
College Website: http://www.SenecaC.on.ca
Department: School of Early Childhood Education
Location: Newnham Campus and King Campuses (Faculty may be required to teach at other campuses as needed)
Position Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: August 2020
Reporting to the Chair, School of Early Childhood Education (ECE), the Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the classroom and within the School of ECE, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students. This position may require teaching day and evening classes at both the Newnham and King Campuses.
Responsible for teaching courses within the curriculum program at the diploma and degree level. Courses taught, include but are not limited to: science, art, music, physical literacy, integrated curriculum and emergent curriculum.
Under the direction of the senior academic officer of the College or designate, the Professor is responsible for:
Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach, and evaluation techniques.
Carrying out regularly scheduled instruction, which may include tutoring and academic counselling of students.
Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources, work experience, and field trips.
Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student's work within assigned courses.
Course and Curriculum Development:
Consulting with program and course directors and other faculty members, advisory committees, accrediting agencies, potential employers, and students.
Defining course objectives and evaluating and validating these objectives.
Specifying or approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations where applicable.
Selecting or approving textbooks and learning materials.
Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the Instructors' teaching assignments.
Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.
Ph.D in early education curriculum or education curriculum.
RECE designation in good standing.
Minimum of two (2) years teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Minimum of five (5) years’ increasingly progressive experience within the field of early education and family support
Innovative and demonstrated initiative.
An established network of industry professionals that can enhance the learning experience of students through joint projects.
Excellent presentation, communication and human relation skills to interact effectively with the College’s multicultural student and staff population, and has an understanding of and commitment to equity in education.
Demonstrated leadership, computer, and organizational skills, motivation, and a willingness to innovate and apply new teaching techniques and technologies are also required.
Class G drivers license with access to a reliable vehicle to travel as required.