Part-Time Facilitator Field Placement I & Seminar

College Oshawa Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology

Part-time Facilitator Field Placement I & Seminar

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Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success.  The Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning (PPL) requires a part-time facilitator for the following course:  FWK 1587: SSW Field Placement I & Seminar.


Reporting to the Program Manager, Health and Community, the online facilitator will provide a highly engaging and effective learning environment for students. This will include:

  • Creating a positive learning environment that accommodate students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
  • Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
  • Responding to student emails within 24 to 48 hours;
  • Marking and providing comprehensive feedback to students for assessments (i.e. assignments, tests/exams) within 1 week of submission;
  • Effectively using educational technologies to support learning as well as managing and posting grades;
  • Ensuring that all course content is current and relevant;
  • Sustaining an environment that fosters academic honesty and integrity
  • Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
  • Working effectively with students, the program team and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.


    Minimum of five years of recent social service work experience that relates directly to the topic being taught;

    Holds a Master’s degree (or higher) in Social Work. In addition, a Bachelor or Master of Education and/or professional development in the field of education are considered assets;

    Must be registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers;

    Teaching experience at the post-secondary level or within a business environment, with the demonstrated application of adult educational principles and teaching/assessment methodologies;

    Superior skills in the areas of verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving;

    Excellent organizational and time management skills;

    A proven track record in consistently meeting deadlines;

    Experienced in the use of technology to support student learning and manage grades;

    Self-motivated and independent worker who also functions well in a team environment;

    Committed to life-long learning;

    Understanding of the Ontario college system.

    Required Experience

    Preference will be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and a proven track record of relevant work/teaching experience.  Please note that a cover letter is required in addition to a resume in order to apply for this position. Combine these within one document, with the cover letter appearing first. Job competition closes at 4:00pm on Monday July 20, 2020. Competition number is PT-PPL-179.

    Job Location
    Oshawa, Canada
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