Temporary Part-Time (Multiple courses/positions)
Subject Area:
Registered Massage Therapy
Position:  Instructor
Reporting to: Program Coordinator
Duration:  January to April 2019, continuing

Description of Position:

As an RMT Assistant Instructor in the Registered Massage Therapy Program, you are an RMT in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia with a minimum of 2000 hours of clinical experience.  Your role is primarily to assist with the instruction and delivery of the subject content in a manner that engages, stimulates and fosters student learning.

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the RMT assistant instructor is responsible for assisting the instructor in content delivery and student evaluation as set out in the RMT curriculum.  This responsibility includes attending all classes, organizing resources as per the instructor’s requests, assisting students during hands-on learning and marking student evaluations. The incumbent assists in duties that support the operation of the program and contributes positively to the program by demonstrating commitment, cooperation, flexibility and professional and appropriate behaviour.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Course preparation and delivery
  • Assisting with delivery of the course as described in the RMT curriculum in a passionate, and enthusiastic manner
  • Plan and prepare lessons in an organized and logical manner that fulfill the course objective
  • Use of a variety of teaching and assessment methods
  • Arrange instructional support as required such as: A/V equipment and software, library orientations, lab orientations and model preparation where appropriate
  • Recruit and books guest speakers when appropriate after approval by the Program Coordinator
  • Mark and return assignments according to set guidelines in order to assess students in all skill areas
  • Demonstrate effective classroom management skills
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills
  • Create an environment conducive to purposeful learning and positive interaction
  • Exhibit a working knowledge of basic computer programs required for creating power point presentations and excel sheets
  1. Administrative responsibilities
  • Act as a substitute instructor in circumstances of unavoidable absence of primary instructor
  • Maintain attendance records
  • Grade assignments and exams as per instructions of instructor
  • Prepare class notes when needed
  • Assist with student orientation sessions as per program coordinator requests
  • Attend scheduled meetings, PD days and orientation sessions
  • Complete all administrative responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with prescribed procedures

Qualifications:

  • Registered Massage Therapist in good standing with the CMTBC with 2500 hours of clinical experience (mandatory)
  • Bachelor degree or higher, preferably in health related discipline (desired)
  • Current certification in Standard First Aid and CPR C

Skills and Abilities:

  • Perform all duties in accordance with the policies of Langara College and the terms and conditions of the contract
  • Set and model a high standard of professional behaviour and appropriate appearance
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with administrators, peers, support staff, students and the community at large
  • Remain current with relevant developments in the practice and professional development of massage therapy
  • Maintain current certification in first aid and CPR
  • Attend scheduled instructor and professional development meetings
  • Perform other related duties as required

Length of Appointment:  These are temporary positions beginning in January 2019 and extending through to April 2019, with continuation and possibly additional courses moving forward.

Application Information:   Please read the posting carefully and ensure you have your documents ready prior to applying. Please submit your resume and cover letter by the closing date and time

Closing Date: December 10, 2018

Competition No.: CS17-18

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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