Norquest College

  • CASUAL INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT, EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/10/2018 1:19 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2197
    # Positions
    5
    Job Type
    Casual [CAS]
    Job Industry
    Education
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    3
  • Job Description

    CASUAL INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT, EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CARE

    FACULTY OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY STUDIES

     

     

    Our Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) program is expanding! Our program has small class sizes and a large hands-on component in a practical setting.  The program is designed to prepare child care staff to practice in community programs including child care centers, family day homes, preschool programs, recreation programs and school age care programs.  If you are looking for an exciting position, and are ready to join our Quest in developing students to transition into the Child Care  industry, consider joining our team in this enticing opportunity.

     

     This is  casual position hours of work will vary depending on the needs of the college.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

      

    Assist instructors in supporting the educational delivery to both individual students and groups of students.
    Provide tutorial and/or remedial support to students (ex. Basic troubleshooting for educational software, study skills, vocabulary development, curriculum, time management, written expression, etc.).
    Under the supervision of the Associate Chair, ensure the maintenance of the lab and lab materials.
    Support students in the lab.
    Cooperate with the Chair and colleagues in carrying out the objectives of the department; attend meetings regarding program needs, student needs and exemplify a willingness to orient new staff to the program.
    Process last-minute classroom and lab materials for students.
    Maintain accurate records for support to students including those for one-to one and group sessions (ex. session plans, contact sheets, attendance, etc.).
    Work as a member of a team. 
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

     Diploma in Early Learning and Child Care.
    A solid understanding of and appreciation for the early learning and child care profession.
    Experience working with young children in child care settings.
    Experience with computer and learner management systems (ie. Moodle, adobe connect, peoplesoft student) and computer programs (ie word, outlook, powerpoint)
    Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
    IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS:

     

    Successful candidates for the Early Learning Instructional Assistant position are required to provide the following:
    Educational credentials
    A Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search within the last ninety days

     

    We are currently seeking to fill this position immediately.

     

     

    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience. This position also includes paid vacation and immediate participation in our comprehensive pension and benefits plans.  

     

    COMPETITION NUMBER: 2018-2197

     

    CLOSING DATE: JuLY 31, 2018

     

    TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

     

    NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

     

    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As Alberta’s largest community college and regional steward for the greater Edmonton region, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

     

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