Competition Details

Professor, Personal Tools for Success - part-time
All Campuses
Academic Upgrading
$0.00 - $0.00
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 (midnight)


Academic Upgrading is currently accepting applications for a part-time teaching position for the personal management course that includes reflection on personal skills, goal setting, problem solving, and stress management. This course is part of the Literacy and Basic Skills program in adult education.


The location to teach these courses could include any of the following:  Waterloo, Stratford, Guelph, Cambridge and Brantford.

Hours include up to 16 hours per week over two and a half weeks for a total of 40 hours per course.

The potential dates to deliver this course include:

  • February 20 – March 7, 2018
  • March 19 – April 3, 2018


• Adapt teaching style and curriculum to individual student needs

• Ensure student awareness of course objectives, instructional approach, and evaluation systems

• Carry out regularly scheduled instruction according to the prescribed course outline, including as appropriate, classroom, computer-assisted, individualized learning, teacher-led, self-directed, and other instructional techniques

• Tutor and provide academic counsel to students in the assigned groups

• Evaluate student progress/achievement, assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within the assigned course, and maintain records as required

• Perform duties related to meeting Ministry-funded requirements which may include facilitating the completion of registration forms, maintaining learner plans, grading related assessments, and administering exit surveys

• Consult with team members delivering the course at other locations on the effectiveness of the instruction in attaining the stated course objectives

• Create and maintain a positive learning environment which supports the diversity of students’ cultures, educational backgrounds, and learning styles

• Support students in the use of the Learning Management System (D2L), as well as maintaining course materials within this system

• Collaborate with Community partners, as well as other stakeholders


• Bachelor degree

• Minimum three years of teaching experience

• Teaching experience at a postsecondary level and/or adult training experience would be considered an asset

• Experience working in the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program would be considered an asset

• Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills

• Proven ability to contribute to and work in a positive team environment and to foster the same in students

• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations as well as with students with significant barriers

• An excellent record of performance meeting student learning needs (i.e. performance evaluations)

• Experience in all of the following:  a variety of delivery strategies, adult learning methodologies, academic advising, and student success strategies

• Computer literacy: Microsoft Office Suite, Learning Management System/Web Delivery Software (i.e. D2L)

• Experience working with EOIS-CaMS is considered an asset  

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We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Conestoga College is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources.