You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
Douglas College

Instructional Facilitator VEST Programs

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Instructional Facilitator VEST Programs Posting Number 00543SA Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level S - Pay Level 13 Salary Range $24.92/hr (with increments of up to max $27.96/hr) Position Type Support Staff - Temporary Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type On-Call Posting Category Staff Start Date 07/15/2019 End Date Day of the Week Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Shift 830a-430p Work Arrangements
This is a On-Call position with varied hours and days based on needs of the department.
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
To collaborate with faculty in the delivery of instruction, evaluation and supervision of students in the Vocational Education and Skills Training ( VEST ) classrooms, training labs and practicum placements. To prepare and adapt materials for use in the classrooms and for training purposes subject to the curricula approval by VEST Faculty. To evaluate, record and write formative and summative reports based on student performance while on work experience placements, in the classroom and training labs. Provides exceptional client-centred service on a consistent basis to all stake holder groups.


1. Provides classroom/lab instruction and support to students with barriers to employment.
a. instructs student with respect to program learning objectives
b. demonstrates the correct use of equipment in the classroom/lab
c. instructs students with respect to safety procedures
d. supervises students in the training lab and on the work placement, ensuring compliance with safety procedures
e. develops and implements strategies to facilitate student learning
f. develops, adapts, and modifies training and learning materials to meet students specialized learning needs
2. Organizes and provides ongoing support to students during practicum placements
a. negotiates, develops and secures practicum placements matching students' abilities to work sites.
b. completes required documentation for initiating practicum placements
c. monitors student's placements by maintaining rapport and regular contact with students' and worksite supervisor/staff
d. reviews students' progress with all relevant stake holders, including conducting written summative and formative evaluations
3. Evaluates student work and performance in relation to classroom/lab and worksite requirements.
a. evaluates work of students in the classroom/lab and on practicum site
b. compiles data and writes reviews of student performance
4. Perform other duties
a. creates, maintains and updates shared computer data bases, student files, and lesson plans where applicable
b. sets up classroom/lab equipment and demonstrations and ensure equipment is in good working order
c. participates in the revision and updating of classroom/lab materials and resources
d. maintains currency with respect to classroom/lab instruction
e. attends and participates in program and departmental meetings
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
1. Preference of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field or a minimum of Classroom and Community Support Workers Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution.
2. A minimum of three years related work experience directly related to supporting students with disability/barriers in work placement or classroom environments. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
3. Excellent interpersonal skills including written and verbal fluency in the English language.
4. A demonstrated ability to:
-facilitate, plan, modify and deliver course materials as per curriculum objectives to students with a disability or barriers to employment in a classroom setting.
-train persons with barriers to acquire vocational skills in a variety of work positions
-market, arrange, supervise and evaluate practicum placements matching student's abilities to work sites and monitoring students' progress;
-analyze effectively the component tasks of a job function at a work site for training purposes;
-compose routine correspondence and reports;
-research and develop learning strategies.
-exercise initiative within a team and promote a positive work environment;
-communicate courteously and effectively with students as well as staff, faculty, administrators, parents, guardians and related practicum employers and supervisors.
-work independently with minimal supervision; meet established deadlines and priorities and be adaptive to change;
-good working knowledge of Word software

5. A valid B.C. driver's license and access to the use of a motor vehicle with appropriate insurance for work purposes.
Link to Full Position Profile Diversity 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.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/17/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter are submitted online via the Douglas College Career site.

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

Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling this position.

All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Administrative Operations and Logistics