POSTED: October 23, 2023
THE CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION is hiring qualified instructors for WINTER 2024 for the following program: Iyeskuwiiu- a culturally relevant College program for Eeyou-Eenou students in Eeyou Istchee.
January 9 to April 25, 2024 (Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 am – 11:30 am).
The courses are part of Iyeskuwiiu, a two-semester Springboard to DCS designed to offer Eeyou-Eenou students a culturally-rooted preparation year to further academic skills and cultural pride.
TYPE OF CONTRACTS: CHARGÉ DE COURS (À LA LEÇON) (1-2.12)
On-line Req.#: REQ# 1860
COURSE Number: 345-102-MQ
COURSE Title: Power and Influence in Eeyou Istchee II
NO. of Hours: 45
- Bachelor’s degree in Humanities or equivalent.
- Diploma of college studies (DEC) in an appropriate specialty AND demonstrated experience directly related to the subject matter.
- High School Diploma demonstrated experience directly related to the subject matter.
In addition to the above:
Successful applicants must:
- Demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to culturally relevant, sensitive and appropriate pedagogy.
- Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Eeyou-Eenou culture, history, society and rights.
- Several years related teaching experience at the post – secondary level preferred.
- Preference given to candidates having direct lived experience in and knowledge of Eeyou-Eenou communities, with experience teaching in Cree classrooms and Cree speaking as assets, or, as a secondary consideration, having experience with Indigenous education and teaching Indigenous students.
- Bilingual (English/Cree) candidates preferred.
- On-line teaching experience preferred.
Note: The selection committee may, exceptionally, recommend to the College that pertinent additional professional and/or industrial experience be considered in lieu of the stated minimum educational requirement. Education superior to the stated minimum requirement may be substituted for professional/industrial experience at the discretion of the selection committee.
DISCLAIMER: This course will take place online.
Contracts are offered à la leçon and are contingent upon sufficient student enrollment in each course. The starting date and end date for each course will be determined by the Centre for Continuing Education.
Also, throughout the semester, teachers are required to be available to attend cultural training, offer office hours to students, and participate in regular program meetings. Therefore, additional time up to 85 hours will be paid
through an additional non-credit contract.
In accordance with its Equal Access to Employment Program, John Abbott College encourages applications from qualified persons belonging to the following groups: women, aboriginal peoples, visible and ethnic minorities whose mother tongue is neither French nor English, and persons with disabilities. If you wish to do so, you may indicate whether you are a member of one of the above groups.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY, ON-LINE AT CAREERS @ JOHN ABBOTT, NO LATER THAN, NOVEMBER 2, 2023.