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Regular Probationary Faculty - Early Childhood Education

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants must ensure a resume & cover letter are submitted online by 4:30pm on May 17, 2024. The first review date will be Tuesday May 21, 2024.

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

Successful applicants will require a criminal records check.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty - Early Childhood Education
Posting Number 00607F
Location Coquitlam Campus
Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary Range $71,846-$115,129 Placement on the faculty salary scale is based on education, professional certification and experience and will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Position Type Faculty - Regular
Posting Type Internal/External
Regular/Temporary Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Posting Category Faculty
Start Date 08/16/2024
End Date
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 two regular probationary faculty members to begin August 16, 2024. Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.
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 in-person/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. Instructors in the department typically teach a range of academic and practicum courses.
Responsibilities
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.

Additional duties include building and taking part in community committees and initiatives, as well as active participation in department, faculty, and college-wide committees.
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.
  • Preferred candidate will have 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.
  • Interest in applied research & publishing an asset.
  • Preferred candidate will have the flexibility to teach across program areas including one or more of these specialist areas: Special Needs Education, International Education, Practicum Supervision, Community Relationship Building, and Online Course Delivery.

Link to Full Position Profile
Needs a Criminal Records Check No
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/02/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure a resume & cover letter are submitted online by 4:30pm on May 17, 2024. The first review date will be Tuesday May 21, 2024.

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

Successful applicants will require a criminal records check.
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
    • Douglas College Careers Site
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
    • Personal Referral
    • Agency Referral
    • Professional Association Website
    • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
    • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
    • Douglas College CareerHUB
    • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
    • Other
    • Glassdoor
  2. * If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
    • Current employee
    • Former employee
    • Current student
    • Former student
    • None of the above
  5. * If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
    • Yes, I confirm
    • No, I am not able to meet this requirement

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References with Contact Information