Douglas College

Douglas College

Regular Probationary Faculty - Early Childhood Education



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Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty - Early Childhood Education

Posting Number 00607F Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range $71,846-$115,129 Placement on the faculty salary scale is based on education, professional certification and experience and will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Position Type Faculty - Regular Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2024 End Date Equity Statement

Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

Work Arrangements

The Early Childhood Education Department in the Faculty of Applied Community Studies is hiring two regular probationary faculty members to begin August 19, 2024. Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.

The Role

You will instruct students in the Department of Early Childhood Education. The Department offers a two-year in-person/online/hybrid diploma program that prepares students for basic ECE certification as well as certification as a Special Needs Educator. Students may also complete a post-diploma citation in Infant-Toddler Care. Instructors in the department typically teach a range of academic and practicum courses.


You will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress in the Early Childhood Education Diploma program. You will plan, organize and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to learners and maintain high quality learner-centred instruction.

Additional duties include building and taking part in community committees and initiatives, as well as active participation in department, faculty, and college-wide committees.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • The successful candidate will have a Masters degree (Doctorate preferred) in Early Childhood Education or in a closely related field (e.g Education, Psychology, Child & Youth Care).
  • Experience or strong interest in teaching applied knowledge and skills to post-secondary students.
  • Preferred candidate will have experience caring for and/or working with young children in a childcare, preschool or kindergarten setting.
  • Interest and/or proficiency in technology using an online-based teaching & learning platform.
  • Excellent communication & time management skills.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Interest in applied research & publishing an asset.
  • Preferred candidate will have the flexibility to teach across program areas including one or more of these specialist areas: Special Needs Education, International Education, Practicum Supervision, Community Relationship Building, and Online Course Delivery.
  • Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/02/2024

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must ensure a resume & cover letter are submitted online by 4:30pm on May 17, 2024. The first review date will be Tuesday May 21, 2024.

    Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

    Successful applicants will require a criminal records check.

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  • Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
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    Regular Probationary Faculty - Early Childhood Education


    Douglas College




    May 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 17, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Psychology,Social Science

    About the employer

    Douglas College, founded in the year 1970, is one of the largest public degree-granting colleges located in British Columbia, Canada. Douglas College offers degree and university courses in science and arts, programs in healthcare, business, arts, and human services. The institute boasts of two campuses, the main one in New Westminster and the other is the David Liam Campus suburban campus in Coquitlam as well as several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge.

    The college provides both on-campus and off-campus housing options to the students. They have an extensive library with books and DVDs, articles, research help guides for the students. There is also a Douglas Open Repository, or DOOR, that is a collection of research and creative assets of the college.

    The campus also has a gym, a small box theatre and a large 300 seat proscenium theatre along with a lot of other recreational facilities. Douglas College has over 24,000 students enrolled, among which 17,000 are credit students and 8,500 continuing education students, and around 4210 are international students from 92 different countries. The academic staff consists of around 960 members.

    The college offers as many as 10 bachelor's degree programs in Applied Psychology Psychiatric Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Business Administration, Nursing, Therapeutic, Child and Youth Care, Recreation Performing Arts, Criminology and Social Work.

    The Douglas College has catered alumni that have excelled in their career paths. Some of the notable alumni of the Douglas college include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker for short story collection Bad Endings, businessman Frank Guistra, Gold medalist wrestler in Olympic, Daniel Igali, actor Adrian Holmes, and author Sky Lee.

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