Education - Head, Bachelor of Education Program

Aurora College - Thebacha Campus

Location: Northwest Territories
Date posted: 2013-03-06

Program Head, Bachelor of Education
Aurora College, Education & Training Division, Thebacha Campus
Fort Smith, NT

Reporting to the Chair, School of Education, the Program Head, Bachelor of Education is responsible for the academic and administrative leadership and direction for the Bachelor of Education Program college-wide. The incumbent is also responsible for instructing courses related to the Bachelor of Education Program, evaluating the courses, supervising students in practical environments, and leading curriculum development/revision as required. The Program Head oversees program scheduling, delivery, marketing, reporting, spending, and budgeting for this program. You will be responsible for leading the recruitment, evaluation, leadership, and management of students and faculty for this program college-wide. The incumbent manages and maintains a learning environment, which is conducive to providing the highest level of education possible within his/her program area.

Applicants should have knowledge and skills in program-relevant areas of study, theory, and practice as well as knowledge of post-secondary program delivery, management and leadership. Proven skills in budgeting, financial and budget management and administration are required. Knowledge of computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, PowerPoint and Internet programs are also required. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills are essential.

Typically these knowledge, skills and abilities required would be acquired through the completion of a Master's Degree in Education, three years of experience in the field of Education, two years of supervisory experience in a northern community, three years of instructional experience in the field of Teacher Education at the post-secondary level, two years of experience in program development and research in the field of Education and two years of experience working with Aboriginal communities and education. Equivalent combinations of education and/or experience will be considered. A bona fide requirement of the job is the completion of six weeks of full time coursework in adult education within the first two years of employment and completion of a Certificate in Adult Education within five years of hire.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information
The salary starts at $47.74 hour, (approximately $93,093 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $6,895.

Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check if they are contacted for an interview. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening ID #10288
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Apply to:

Inquiries Only:
Management & Recruitment Services
Department of Human Resources
Government of the Northwest Territories
P.O. Box 876
Fort Smith, NT, X0E 0P0
Fax: (867) 872-3298


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