Job Title: Instructor, Social Services

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time ¼ Workload

Regular/Temporary:  Temporary

Posting Type: Concurrent

Department/Program: Social Services 

Description of Position:

The successful applicant will work as a member of the Social Services Department, teaching Social Service Methods I to students in the Social Service Worker Certificate program. The course is scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays 1330-1520 hrs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and delivery of curriculum.
  • Evaluating student performance.
  • Maintaining currency and striving for excellence in instructional practices and approaches
  • Maintain currency in relevant subject areas, including global and/or local trends, issues, and opportunities
  • Ensuring effective use of available class and lab time, and maintaining appropriate office hours to ensure availability for student consultation
  • Maintaining collegial working relationships
  • As appropriate, actively seek opportunities to integrate students and learning into organizations and/or the community
  • Be a positive and active contributor to the Social Service Worker department, the Faculty of Social Sciences &      Management, and the College
  • Attending meetings both internally in the College and externally in the community;
  • Working within the context of the policies and procedures of Langara College, the Department of Social Services, and the British Columbia Social Work Code of Ethics. 

Required Qualifications:   

  • Minimum Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Eligible for Registration with the College of Social Workers of BC
  • Demonstrated expertise in the field of Social Work
  • Minimum 5 years post-Masters experience in social work practice
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience in public post-secondary institution(s)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the range of interviewing skills used in social work practice
  • Relevant involvement in the community
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Computer literacy 

Length of appointment: September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

Start Date: September 1, 2019

Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Employee Group: LFA 

Application Information: Please forward your resume and cover letter, no later than 4:30pm of the closing date to “Apply Here”.

Competition No.: F028-19

Deadline: June 3, 2019 

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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