Temporary Part-Time

Subject Area: Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance

Position:  Instructor

Reporting to: Program Coordinator
Duration: May to August 2020

Description of Position:

Langara Continuing  Studies is seeking a qualified instructor for Procedural Law 2 and Procedural Law Techniques 2,  in the Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance Post Degree Diploma program. Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance is a growing field and this program will assist graduates in finding employment as subject matter experts in a broad range of industries. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques and delivery methods to meet the individual learning styles of students
  • Responsible for utilizing and adapting current curriculum and course materials such as exams, quizzes, assignments, handouts, etc to fulfill course outcomes
  • Instructs students using lectures, demonstrations, case studies, primary materials, discussion groups, and seminars
  • Fosters a safe and inclusive learning environment
  • Supports intercultural learning for diverse groups of students including International students
  • Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, attendance policies
  • Administers and grades class tests, assignments and examinations as required
  • Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed
  • Maintains the necessary supplies to teach class as required
  • Maintains daily student records
  • Other duties as assigned

Reporting on Student Progress

  • Keeps records of student work and correspondence (if necessary), and maintains and reports student participation, evaluations/grades, suspected incidents of cheating,  as appropriate
  • Communication with Program Coordinator on curriculum, instructional and classroom management issues such as ongoing tardiness, cheating, plagiarism, etc.
  • Provides Program Coordinator with student marked final exams and assignments in a timely manner
  • Ensures students who are struggling, absent, or have issues that affect their successful progress are supported, and refers students on a pro-active basis to the Program Coordinator
  • Works in partnership with Procedural Law/Procedural Law Techniques Level 1 instructor

Qualifications for this position: 

  • Legal experience and qualifications such as Paralegal
  • Clear understanding and experience with Procedural Law, court procedures, courtoom testimony and behaviour
  • Ability to create appropriate course content, develop exams, assignments, handouts and all relevant teaching materials, choose appropriate texts, etc.
  • Training, skills-development and/or facilitation experience
  • A high level of ability in promoting student learning that is in line with a comprehensive, prepared curriculum
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with people from various cultural and language backgrounds is preferred
  • Ability to communicate well in English, orally and in writing

Desirable Qualifications for this position: 

  • Post-secondary teaching experience in an academic setting
  • Understanding of the principals of Adult Education in a post-secondary environment
  • Familiar with working with International students
  • High degree of comfort in working with diverse range of professional back grounds and abilities
  • Experience in facilitation or training in the Occupational Health and Safety field , is preferred
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint, projectors, and computer use

Prospective instructors must be available to teach afternoons, evenings, generally twice a week. All classes will be held at the Main Campus, 100 W. 49th Avenue,

Length of Appointment:  These contracts will be temporary for the duration of the course. Courses will run once per term and may be renewed for following terms.

Application Information:   Please quote competition CS24-19 and the subject area of interest and submit your cover letter and résumé to the attention of Eleanor J. Clarke, Program Coordinator: eclarke@langara.ca

Closing Date: December 2, 2019

Competition No.: CS24-19

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those short listed will be contacted. We are committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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