DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

Sessional Instructors (THAS 104: Roles & Responsibilities of Paraprofessionals in an Educational Setting – Online)
Therapist Assistant (SLPA) Diploma
Department of Allied Health & Human Performance
Faculty of Health & Community Studies

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the MacEwan Office of Teaching and Learning.

The Speech Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) route in the Therapist Assistant Diploma provides theoretical knowledge, skill development and practical experience required to work as an SLPA.  SLPAs primarily work with children and support the implementation of communication disorders.

The Therapist Assistant Diploma Program require a sessional instructor to teach THAS 104-Roles & Responsibilities of Paraprofessionals in an Educational Setting in an online format.
This first-year course in the Therapist Assistant Program (SLPA Major) focuses on the knowledge, skills and attitudes paraprofessionals need to support both teachers and children in early education and primary (K-3) classrooms.  Students explore the role of a Speech Language Pathologist Assistant in relation to working in the educational setting. 

Instructors are responsible for preparing lecture materials such as power point presentations or related media, as well as creating and grading quizzes, tests, and assignments. Instructors will be expected to utilize the MacEwan online learning environment, Blackboard Learn, throughout the term.

Candidates must be either a teacher or a Speech Language Pathologist in good standing with the respective provincial regulatory body and have relevant work experience with a Speech Language Pathologist Assistant in early education environments. Post-secondary teaching experience is an asset.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Darren Tellier, Chair, Department of Allied Health & Human Performance, at tellierd@macewan.ca

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with their online application.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Sessional Faculty
Salary Commensurate with education
Closing Date June 14, 2019
Competition No. 19.06.101


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