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Title Professor, Early Childhood Education
Division Faculty of Community Services and Health Sciences
Category Academic Staff
Type Full-time/Probationary
Incumbent New
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus Ryerson University
Effective Date August 2013
Duties
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The Professor is responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effectiveenvironment for students through the design and revision of subject and program objectives, defining and evaluating learning outcomes, developing appropriate teaching and learning environments, and the development/selection of appropriate learning materials. The Professor also teaches subjects in his/her area of expertise, tutors and counsels students, and evaluates student program/achievements. The Professor may also be called upon to contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the Faculty.
 
The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach students in a variety of the Early Childhood Education courses including those for the Bachelor of Applied Arts, Early Childhood Leadership. In addition, the candidate will supervise students in the Early Childhood Education settings.
Qualifications

Qualified applicants will possess an Early Childhood specialization at an undergraduate or graduate level, related PhD preferred; extensive work in the early years sector and thorough knowledge of Early Childhood Education settings. Several years' successful community college teaching experience is essential. Knowledge of Health promotion policy and practice and working with children with exceptionalities is preferred. Must be registered, and in good standing, with the College of ECE.

 
The ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students, respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is also essential, as is the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of students in the Early Childhood Education programs. Candidates must also be committed to working within a team environment and to participating in a consultative decision-making process. Excellent communication and human relations skills and commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population.
 
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit the following: Letter of application, a detailed resume, and statement of teaching philosophy combined in one (1) document.
 
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 13-071
Closing Date Now Posted Externally Until Filled