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Douglas College

Contract Faculty - American Sign Language

Part Time
7 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Contract Faculty - American Sign Language Posting Number 00493F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 05/08/2023 End Date 06/30/2023 Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work Arrangements
The Modern Languages Department of the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking to expand its list of contract or on-call instructors in American Sign Language. Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.

Contract work is available for the Summer 2023 semester:
MODL 1161 (American Sign Language 1) scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays 1430-1620 at the New Westminster Campus from May 8 - August 9, 2023.
MODL 2361 (American Sign Language Level 10) scheduled on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 0830-1220 at the Coquitlam campus from May 8 - June 18, 2023.

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The Role
The Department of Modern Languages in the Faculty of Language, Literature, and Performing Arts is seeking to expand its list of contract instructors qualified to teach American Sign Language (levels 1-10).


As a contract instructor in the Modern Languages Department you will:
- plan and teach lessons based on curriculum guidelines;
- prepare necessary teaching materials, quizzes, tests, exams, etc.;
- assess and evaluate student competencies;
- provide academic advice to learners;
- deliver quality learner-centered instruction;
- maintain currently in the field;
- hold regular office hours;
- maintain currency in the field through regular professional development.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Successful candidates will:
- possess a Bachelor's degree or a post-secondary diploma in a field relevant to the teaching of American Sign Language; a Master's Degree in a relevant area or equivalent advanced experience is highly desirable;
- possess native-level competence in American Sign Language;
- have a minimum of two years' experience teaching American Sign Language to adults; experience at the post-secondary level is an asset;
- demonstrate an ability to teach linguistic / cultural / social aspects of the deaf experience;
- evidence of an ability to work effectively as part of a team, with excellent communication skills, and effective interpersonal skills;
- demonstrate initiative, creativity, and self-directedness;
- show evidence of ongoing professional development.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/08/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Please ensure that a detailed Resume and Cover Letter are submitted online by March 20, 2023. This position will remain open until filled with a first review date of March 22, 2023. We anticipate holding interviews on Monday April 3.

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

All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.
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