Posted: 03/21/2021


    Job LocationCA-AB-Edmonton

    Job ID 2021-2919
    # Positions 1
    Job Type Casual [CAS]
    Job Industry Education
    Career Level Experienced
    Years of Experience 5

    NorQuesters are difference makers and we’re searching for someone dedicated to making a difference to join our Faculty of Health and Community Studies team as an Instructor in our Early Learning and Child Care program.  

    Our Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) program is designed to prepare child care staff to practice in community programs including child care centers, family day homes, preschool programs, recreation programs and school age care programs.  If you are looking for an exciting position, and are ready to join our Quest in developing students to transition into the Child Care  industry, consider joining our team in this enticing opportunity.

    How you'll make a difference  

    • Delivers high quality instruction which facilitates highest possible learning gain among adult students.
    • Prepares learning materials according to college and program guidelines suitable for adult students, ensures that plans and developed materials adhere to basic standards, and prepares supplemental materials as needed.
    • Evaluate effectiveness and appropriateness of lesson delivery, assignments and tests.
    • Provides formative and summative evaluation and feedback to students in a timely fashion which supports learning gain. Assesses students for placement, completes formed assessments as required and participates in case conference
    • Work with students to improve practical skills.
    • Prepare and facilitate laboratory activities.
    • Deliver lab and theory courses and maintain student records.
    • Supervise practicum
    • Work as a member of a team, including liaising with casual instructors

    What you bring 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, Masters preferred.
    • A solid understanding of and appreciation for the early learning and child care profession.
    • At least 5 years of experience working with young children in child care settings with increasing responsibility is required.
    • Previous instructional experience in a post-secondary environment and course work in adult education, with evidence of student-centered teaching excellence, is preferred.
    • Experience with learner management systems (ie. Moodle, adobe connect, peoplesoft student) and computer programs (ie word, outlook, powerpoint)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.


    Successful candidates for the Early Learning Instructor position are required to provide the following:
    • Educational credentials
    • A Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search within the last ninety days
    SALARY:  Reflective upon what you bring. AKA your education and experience. Plus an additional 11.2% in lieu of benefits and vacation. 

    This is a Faculty role therefore the pay range is quite large, the Faculty Association agreement outlines how pay is determined.

    NorQuest College offers flexible work options that include working on campus, working from anywhere or a blend of both! 


    CLOSING DATE:   Open until suitable candidates found with an anticipated start date of early May 2021. 

    Apply to become a NorQuester: If this opportunity delights you and your expertise will shine in this role, we invite you to apply for this position online by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document.


    Psst: Only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted and we’ll make sure to do this within 28 days of the closing date.

    Difference Makers. If we were to describe what NorQuest College is, we’d say these two words. We are so fundamentally driven in our mission to make a difference to our students, our community, and to our fellow NorQuesters, that it guides what we do, who we meet, and where we are headed.

    So how do we make differences?

    We empower NorQuesters. When it comes to working, it’s up to you to decide where (on campus or from another location) and how you work. NorQuesters are expected to embody our Qs—lead from where you are, be dependable, find ways forward—to name a few, but how you do that is your choice!

    We unlock potential. Whether its newcomers to Canada who want to improve their English, students who want to complete their academic upgrading, learners pursuing post-secondary education, or anyone who wishes to strengthen their skills through professional development, our passion to educate touches people of all levels and all backgrounds.

    We strengthen Alberta. From our graduates who hit the ground running, to our partnerships with government, industry, and business, to our commitment to communities, including a dedicated focus on Indigenous communities, we contribute to our province and make it stronger. We strive to be an employer of choice for First Nations, Metis and Inuit people in Canada by leading, supporting, and being an ally through our work toward decolonization, reconciliation, and Indigenization.

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