Full-Time Limited Term Instructor - Early Learning and Child Care Program
Faculty of Health and Community Studies

The Faculty of Health and Community Studies at MacEwan University invites applications for the position of Full Time Instructor – Limited Term in the Early Learning and Child Care Program. This is a full time position with a three-year term.

The Early Learning and Child Care Program is a two-year diploma program that prepares graduates for work in a variety of early childhood settings (0-8 years), including daycares, preschools, early intervention and family support programs. Our program emphasizes the integration of theory with practice and includes extensive field placement hours. Many of our graduates go on to further university study.

Applicants for this position should have several years of experience working within the early learning and child care profession, some of it working front line with children and families. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience at a post-secondary level, a demonstrated competence in teaching adult learners from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and a proven commitment to promoting quality early childhood programming.

The successful candidate should be knowledgeable in one or more of the following subject areas: child growth and development, play and early learning pedagogy, emergent curriculum, early literacy, positive child guidance, working with families and field placement practicum supervision. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, effective team skills and be computer literate.

Applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Early Childhood or related discipline. Those with a Master’s degree in progress will be considered

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Limited Term Instructor (Three Year Term)
Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience
Closing Date June 18, 2013
Competition No. 13.06.047
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

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