Discovery Community College is an accredited Private Career College, with Campuses across Vancouver Island, Surrey and Maple Ridge. Our goal is to provide all our students with an exceptional educational experience that fully prepares them for their chosen field. Our 96% 2012 graduate employment rate is a glowing testament to our total commitment to student success.
We have an opening for a part-time faculty for our Community Support Worker program. If you are a caring and dynamic individual with good communication, strong organizational, and leadership skills, plus experience in the teaching and/or mental health field, this could be a great opportunity to join the DCC team and expand your career.
This program is divided into three semesters:
1. Personal Support Worker
2. Education Assistant
3. Community Mental Health
The successful applicant will be someone who can assist the learners to focus on gaining the skills, knowledge, and attitudes required to work in a personal support role in areas such as community social service agencies, support services for all ages, group home settings, and in the public school system as support personnel for children with special needs.
The successful applicant will also have a working knowledge of instructional theory, basic education principles, practices and methodologies, the developmental process, competency-based curricula, and general classroom and work area practices; as well as a working knowledge of MSOffice programs.
Skills & Abilities required include but are not limited to:
- Ability to establish and maintain an appropriate level of authority in the classroom
- Ability to create an atmosphere of support and confidence for students
- possess effective written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to deal effectively with stress
- possess good interpersonal skills and sound judgment
- possess effective critical thinking skills
Education or Experience required:
Certificate/diploma/degree related to the field of instruction
Minimum of three years relevant occupational experience related to the area of instruction
Interested? Please email your cover letter and resume/portfolio, including compensation requirements via email or fax to 250-287-9838 Attention: Lois Harvey.