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Job title: Part-Time Facilitator – Anatomy & Physiology I

Company: Durham College

Job description: About Durham College:
Durham College (DC) is leading the way as a post-secondary institution, offering an innovative and transformative student experience and hands-on learning opportunities. With this focus top of mind for our students and our employees, DC is proud to be one of the fastest-growing colleges in the province and annually ranked as one of the GTA’s Top 100 employers.
The college offers a wide range of market-driven programs across multiple disciplines, including culinary management, farming and horticulture, business, IT, construction and trades, science and technology, health care, engineering, social and community services, justice, media, art and design. With a focus on experiential learning, DC graduates are known for having the skills and knowledge employers need. More than 104,000 alumni represent the college, both locally and around the world.
Serving the Durham Region and Northumberland County communities for over 50 years, with campuses in Oshawa and Whitby, the college offers over 12,500 full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship students access to more than 145 full-time post-secondary programs – including four honours bachelor degrees and nine apprenticeship programs. Led by over 1,860 full- and part-time staff, DC has an estimated annual economic impact of more than $913 million on Durham Region.
Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. Professional and Part-Time Learning (PPL) requires a part-time facilitator to teach a section of the course (s) entitled “Anatomy & Physiology I (BIO 1581)” and/or “Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO 2582)”. These courses will be delivered online.
Important note for Part-Time Facilitator applicants:
Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach. Part-Time Facilitators teach up to 6 hours per week. For more information about the programs we offer or working for PPL, we invite you to please visit our website and watch this short .
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:
Anatomy & Physiology I (BIO 1581) examines the normal structure and function of the human adult. The course begins with an orientation to the human body, the levels of organization within the body and the inter-related and interdependence of body systems. The concepts of metabolism, fundamental physiological needs and homeostasis are introduced. All knowledge is then applied to the study of the integumentary, skeletal, muscle and the nervous systems.
Anatomy and Physiology II (BIO 2582) continues to examine the normal structure and function of the human adult. The student relates knowledge gained in Anatomy and Physiology I to the study of the endocrine, circulatory, digestive, respiratory, urinary and reproductive systems. The concepts of water, electrolyte and acid-base balance are re-examined building on the foundation established in Anatomy and Physiology I. Learner preparation and learning activities are designed to promote critical thinking.
The responsibilities of Durham College Part-Time Facilitators include, but are not limited to:
1. Creating a positive learning environment that accommodate students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
2. Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
3. Effectively using educational technologies to support learning as well as managing and posting grades;
4. Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
5. Ensuring that all course content is current and relevant;
6. Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
7. Working effectively with students, the program team and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:
1. Minimum of five years of recent nursing experience that relates directly to the topic being taught;
2. Holds a Master’s degree (or higher) in Nursing or Education;
3. Holds current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
4. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level, with the demonstrated application of adult educational principles and teaching/assessment methodologies;
5. Experience directly related to teaching anatomy and physiology to health professionals;
6. Superior skills in the areas of verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving;
7. Excellent organizational and time management skills;
8. Track record in meeting deadlines;
9. Experienced in the use of technology to support student learning and manage grades;
10. Self-motivated and independent worker who also functions well in a team environment;
11. Committed to life-long learning;
12. Understanding of the Ontario community college system.
Required Skills
Required Experience
Important note for Part-Time Facilitator applicants:
Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach. Part-Time Facilitators teach up to 6 hours per week. For more information about the programs we offer or working for PPL, we invite you to please visit our website and watch this short .
Important note for Part-Time Facilitator applicants:
Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach. Part-Time Facilitators teach up to 6 hours per week. For more information about the programs we offer or working for PPL, we invite you to please visit our website and watch this short .

Location: Oshawa, ON

Job date: Sun, 04 Feb 2024 23:34:49 GMT