Norquest College


    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2019/01/17 4:26 PM)
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  • Job Description





    The Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant Diploma program at NorQuest College is inviting applications for the position of instructor. This position can accommodate a 0.6 to 1.0 FTE depending on the candidate’s preference.


    NorQuest College’s Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant (ITA) Diploma will be offered for the first time starting September 2019, and has evolved from the previously offered Physical Therapy Assistant program as it strives to better prepare students to provide outstanding care. This is an exciting opportunity to help students achieve their goals, and to join our innovative team in taking therapy assistant education to the next level of excellence. As an integral part of our team, you will facilitate and evaluate student learning in classroom, laboratory and clinical settings.


    The instructor would be teaching discipline specific courses such as Introduction to Speech and Communication Disorders, and Introduction to Language and Swallowing Disorders, as well as other general or interdisciplinary courses. This instructor may also participate in practicum coordination, and the support of preceptors and students during placement.


    Note: We are also seeking developers to take part in developing curriculum for the new ITA program. If you are interested in the instructor position, you may also be interested in taking part in the program’s development. Please review the Speech Language Pathologist – Curriculum developer posting for further details.





    This position may support student success by:

    • Providing online and face-to-face instruction and delivering hands-on lab workshops; 
    • Supporting clinical placement; monitoring academic performance, identifying and addressing academic issues;
    • Providing subject matter expertise and developing curriculum (course content, learning activities, assessments)



    • Speech language pathologist registered with Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
    • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills 
    • Ability to work independently, and collaboratively on a team
    • Experience teaching, mentoring, and/or developing curriculum 
    • Computer skills and online teaching experience preferred
    • Minimum 5 years of clinical experience in Speech language pathology, with preference to experience in a strong interdisciplinary clinical setting



    Successful candidates for the Instructor position are required to provide the following:

    • A Police Information Check within the last ninety days
    • A Vulnerable Sectors Check within the last ninety days
    • Up to date immunization records


    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience. 


    START DATE: December 1, 2019


    POSITION: 0.6-1.0 FTE, permanent instructor, the hours of work are mostly daytime, Monday to Friday, start date December 1, 2019




    CLOSING DATE: April 29, 2019


    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.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 28 days.


    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, 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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