The Opportunity

Nova Scotia
Education and Training
Competition Number: 2425-111

Faculty - ECE Program (English as an Additional Language Readiness Pathway)


Nova Scotia

School of Access, Education and Language
Term Part-Time Position: Commencing approximately August 1, 2024 and ending approximately December 20, 2024
Application deadline is 11:59PM, May 30, 2024
Competition No. 2425-111

The salary scale for NSCC Faculty is based on twelve steps that range from $69,076.84 - $100,218.74. Faculty may receive up to a maximum of five steps for full-time equivalent years of instructional experience (instructional experience is defined as teaching high school Grade 10 and above) and may receive up to an additional four steps for the relevant occupational experience. The maximum a new Faculty can expect to receive is nine steps or $93,606.33.

This is a remote work opportunity. You must have a suitable work-from-home office space and be within commuting distance to any of NSCC's physical campuses. NSCC will supply your home office with all computing requirements (computer, monitors, etc.).

What you'll do


As a member of the School of Access, Education and Language faculty team, you will:

  • Provide theoretical and practical instruction in the English as an Additional Language module for students who are entering the Early Childhood Education diploma program in 2024.
  • Collaboratively design and deliver educational experiences for a diverse group of learners. This will include preparation, instruction, assessment, and evaluation of students using a broad range of flexible teaching and learning practices and technologies such as Learning Management Systems (e.g. Brightspace) and classroom technology.
  • Related duties include but are not limited to academic and career advisement, participating on committees, program marketing, curriculum revision/development through collaborative practice within faculty working groups, supporting and monitoring work placements, liaising with business and industry, representing the College as required and upholding NSCC policies and procedures.
  • Ensure health and safety practices and procedures are followed in your classroom, shops and labs.
  • Maintain currency with the latest industry practices relevant to your program and to continually develop your understanding of 21st century teaching and learning practices. This position may involve teaching within any of our lines of business (e.g. certificate/diploma programs, continuing education, customized learning, apprenticeship), across different delivery modalities (e.g. in-class, online, blended online/in-class), off-site instruction and alternate work hours such as weekends and evenings.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a relevant university degree, including certification in teaching English as an Additional Language or Applied Linguistics (TEFL, TESOL, TESL) or Applied Linguistics. Or you have the recognized equivalency of Masters of Applied Linguistics or a Bachelor of Education or Master of Education with CELTA or DELTA (Certificate/Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults).
  • You have a minimum of five years (full time equivalent) of recent experience teaching English as an additional language to adults in an academic setting. Learners in this program will be at a minimum of CLB Level 6.
  • You have demonstrated experience assessing EAL learners and supporting individuals to achieve their language learning goals within sector-specific areas. Knowledge of Early Childhood Education would be an asset.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Teams, and OneDrive. Experience using Brightspace or another online learning platform would be an asset.
  • You possess internet skills to search for information coupled with skills to evaluate the information you find. Above all, you are comfortable working in a digital environment and you are committed to using technology in support of an exceptional student experience
  • Ideally, you have related experience in the delivery of educational programs or training to adults
  • You have knowledge and experience in applying WHMIS, Occupational Health and Safety and occupation-specific safety practices
  • You are comfortable using multi-media technologies and a variety of platforms that will serve to engage students in online and blended learning capacities. The ability to teach effectively in an online/blended environment which includes building knowledge of best practices for the delivery and management of courses delivered whole or in part online, using a course management system to communicate with students and to foster and support a collaborative online learning community with and between students will be an important factor in your success. Candidates who do not have previous online/blended teaching experience must be open to and willing to participate in training for this delivery model.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • You possess excellent presentation skills and can facilitate content effectively and engagingly to a variety of audiences
  • You are known for your superior interpersonal skills and can manage interpersonal relationships and issues effectively
  • Your superb team-building skills will enable you to develop a positive classroom dynamic and productive, collegial relationships
  • Your commitment to excellence, to life-long learning and community involvement, make you an ideal candidate for Faculty at NSCC

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Nova Scotia Community College

We value Diversity and Inclusion

The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.

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As a condition of employment, Faculty at NSCC must complete a two-year (part-time) adult education program delivered by NSCC. This adult education program is a significant investment on the part of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Faculty of the College must successfully complete the program within their probationary period. Term full-time Faculty whose term appointment is twelve or more months are also required to participate in this program.

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Sarah Curwin, HR Generalist at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept late or paper applications.