Part-Time Instructor – Principles of Electricity & Electronics AUD2040T

Position: Part-Time Instructor
Course: Principles of Electricity & Electronics AUD2040T
Program: Audio Production & Engineering

Posted: 06/01/17:  1 Position Available Beginning September 2017

Metalworks Institute is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty. The successful candidates will teach courses in Principles of Electricity & Electronics and may also be required to contribute to curriculum development in the above course/program.

The successful candidate will provide students with comprehensive insight into the principles of electricity and electronics including variety of concepts and terms including electric charges, electromagnetic fields, electric current, electric circuits, electric fields, and electric potential as well as the use of electricity as it pertains to recording studios and show systems in live entertainment. In addition the successful candidate will provide instruction in digital electronics, including the concepts behind fundamental circuits, resistors, capacitors, inductors, in circuits and passive non-Ohmic components like diodes and transistors in circuits.

Metalworks Institute’s students are prepared for leadership roles and are taught about lifelong learning through innovative instruction techniques and exceptional learning resources. All of Metalworks Institute’s full-time diploma programs are approved as vocational programs under the Private Career Colleges Act 2005.
Our unique educational concept is all about uniting faculty and students in the acquisition and application of technical, artistic and business knowledge in a real world professional environment.

The Faculty at Metalworks Institute are carefully selected for their industry expertise, teaching skills and achievements. The Metalworks group of companies is always on the cutting edge of industry developments. Adapting our programs to these developments and the latest available technologies is crucial in maintaining our state of the art facilities and providing a unique hands-on educational experience.

Instructors Are Also Responsible For:

  • Ensuring that course content and lesson plans are current and relevant and reflective of best practices within the professional industry.
  • Creating an effective and cultivating learning environment for students.
  • Assisting in the design of suitable strategies and tools to support student learning.
  • Developing multi-media materials to assist in instruction and incorporating current educational technologies into the learning process.
  • Assisting and developing course material for their online course pages.
  • Developing suitable evaluations to assess student performance in the program.
  • Ensuring that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; provide individual tutoring and academic counselling; and evaluate student progress/achievement within their contracted courses.
  • Attending professional development seminars and clinics as required.

Instructor Qualifications

  • Instructors must meet all requirements and qualifications prescribed in s.41 of Reg 415/06 -collected under the authority of s.38 and 50 of the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 and s.41 and 42 of Reg 415/06.
  • To be considered for a teaching position you must meet a minimum of one of the following:

(a) 48 months of work or teaching experience in the vocation acquired within the preceding 10 years or a combination of the two.

(b) 24 months of work or teaching experience in the vocation acquired within the preceding 10 years or a combination of the two and a Bachelor degree from a Canadian university or an equivalent degree.

(d) 24 months of work or teaching experience in the vocation acquired within the preceding 10 years or a combination of the two and a graduate of a College of Applied Arts and Technology or equivalent.

(e) 24 months of work or teaching experience in the vocation acquired within the preceding 10 years or a combination of the two and   graduate of a registered Private Career College or equivalent.

  • Two letters of reference from individuals not related to the applicant or associated with the
    private career college attesting to the applicant’s work and/or teaching experience in the discipline or occupation in which the applicant is seeking employment.
  • Copies of any post-secondary degrees, diplomas or certificates.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong network of contacts with other industry professionals and potential employers of MWI graduates.
  • Ability to convey the theoretical and practical application of knowledge to a broad range of students with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles.
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in business or industry is an asset.
  • Exceptional dedication to excellence in teaching, learning and to working within a team environment.
  • Employment is subject to a Police Background Check.

Department: Academics
Program: Audio Production & Engineering
Course: Principles of Electricity & Electronics AUD2040T
Wage: Hourly (TBD) Based on Relevant Educational Qualifications and Experience
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
Start Date: September 2017